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1. ash

noun. ['ˈæʃ'] the residue that remains when something is burned.

Synonyms

  • fly ash
  • residue

Antonyms

  • sensitise
  • destabilise
  • sensitize

Etymology

  • asshe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • æsc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Ash

  • guasch
  • frasch
  • flasch
  • brasch
  • tasch
  • rasche
  • rasch
  • masch
  • lasch
  • kasch
  • hasch
  • dasch
  • cache
  • basch
  • asche
  • asch

Example sentences of the word ash


1. Noun, singular or mass
When purchasing an Arizona ash look for a tree that has a single leader.

2. Verb, base form
Red oak is similar to ash but harder than mahogany, cherry or walnut.

3. Adjective
Severely-infected foliage will turn to an ash gray and die.

Quotes containing the word ash


1. His breath hitched, and he regarded me hungrily. “You’re playing with fire, you know that?” “That’s weird, considering you’re an ice prin—” I didn’t get any further, as Ash leaned in and kissed me.
- Julie Kagawa, Winter's Passage

2. Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash.
- Leonard Cohen

3. Ash is going to kick your ass, Daemon."Daemon's grin went up a notch. "Nah, she likes my ass too much for that.
- Jennifer L. Armentrout, Obsidian

2. ash-gray

adjective. of a light grey.

Synonyms

  • ash-grey
  • achromatic
  • ashy

Antonyms

  • colorful
  • subjective
  • reactive
  • positive

3. ash-grey

adjective. of a light grey.

Synonyms

  • ash-gray
  • achromatic
  • ashy

Antonyms

  • colorful
  • subjective
  • reactive
  • positive

4. ash-bin

noun. a bin that holds rubbish until it is collected.

Synonyms

  • ashbin
  • dustbin
  • trash barrel
  • trash bin
  • garbage can
  • ashcan
  • trash can
  • wastebin
  • bin

5. ash-key

noun. winged seed of the ash tree.

Synonyms

  • seed
  • ash tree

6. ash-pan

noun. a receptacle fitted beneath the grate in which ashes collect and are removed.

Antonyms

  • in-basket

7. ash-leaved_maple

noun. common shade tree of eastern and central United States.

Synonyms

  • box elder
  • Acer negundo Californicum
  • California box elder
  • Acer negundo

8. ash

noun. ['ˈæʃ'] any of various deciduous pinnate-leaved ornamental or timber trees of the genus Fraxinus.

Synonyms

  • Fraxinus quadrangulata
  • European ash
  • Fraxinus ornus
  • Fraxinus caroliniana
  • basket ash
  • common European ash
  • ash-key
  • Fraxinus excelsior
  • Fraxinus pennsylvanica
  • flowering ash
  • white ash
  • Fraxinus texensis
  • Fraxinus latifolia
  • Fraxinus dipetala
  • Fraxinus nigra
  • Fraxinus Americana
  • mountain ash
  • red ash
  • tree
  • downy ash
  • manna ash
  • Oregon ash
  • ash tree
  • brown ash
  • Fraxinus cuspidata
  • swamp ash
  • Arizona ash
  • genus Fraxinus
  • Fraxinus oregona
  • hoop ash
  • Fraxinus tomentosa
  • Fraxinus
  • black ash
  • Fraxinus velutina
  • pumpkin ash

Antonyms

  • destabilize
  • enable
  • loosen
  • depersonalize

Etymology

  • asshe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • æsc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. ash

noun. ['ˈæʃ'] strong elastic wood of any of various ash trees; used for furniture and tool handles and sporting goods such as baseball bats.

Synonyms

  • wood

Antonyms

  • increase
  • demilitarize

Etymology

  • asshe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • æsc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. ash

verb. ['ˈæʃ'] convert into ashes.

Synonyms

  • change
  • alter

Antonyms

  • transitivize
  • decontaminate
  • clean

Etymology

  • asshe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • æsc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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