Synonyms
Antonyms

1. battle-ax

noun. a broadax used as a weapon.

Synonyms

  • broadax
  • broadaxe
  • Lochaber ax
  • halberd
  • battle-axe
  • poleaxe

Antonyms

  • uxoricide
  • hubby
  • house husband
  • family man

Featured Games

Words that Rhyme with Battle Fleet

  • uncomplete
  • noncompete
  • indiscreet
  • incomplete
  • vanvliet
  • vanfleet
  • obsolete
  • mistreat
  • marquerite
  • marguerite
  • excrete
  • discrete
  • discreet
  • concrete
  • complete
  • secrete
  • retreat
  • replete
  • downbeat
  • deplete
  • conceit
  • compete
  • bufete
  • bridgette
  • backseat
  • unseat
  • streett
  • street
  • shumeet
  • repeat

2. battle

noun. ['ˈbætəl'] a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war.

Synonyms

  • combat
  • dogfight
  • pitched battle
  • engagement
  • war
  • action
  • assault
  • Armageddon
  • conflict
  • armed combat
  • fight
  • military action
  • naval battle

Antonyms

  • descending
  • falling
  • past
  • present

Etymology

  • batel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bataille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. battle

noun. ['ˈbætəl'] an energetic attempt to achieve something.

Synonyms

  • try
  • joust
  • effort
  • duel
  • scuffle
  • tilt
  • scramble
  • attempt
  • endeavour
  • endeavor

Antonyms

  • defend
  • nonoperational
  • cold war
  • peace

Etymology

  • batel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bataille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. battle

verb. ['ˈbætəl'] battle or contend against in or as if in a battle.

Synonyms

  • combat
  • dogfight
  • wrestle
  • fight
  • contend

Antonyms

  • nonparticipation
  • nonattendance
  • disassembly
  • cooperation

Etymology

  • batel (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bataille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. fleet

adjective. ['ˈfliːt'] moving very fast.

Synonyms

  • swift

Antonyms

  • fauna
  • flora

Etymology

  • flet (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flet (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fleten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fleotan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. fleet

noun. ['ˈfliːt'] group of aircraft operating together under the same ownership.

Synonyms

  • aggregation
  • airline
  • accumulation
  • assemblage
  • aircraft
  • airway
  • collection

Antonyms

  • survive
  • forbid
  • invalidate
  • disapprove

Etymology

  • flet (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flet (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fleten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fleotan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. fleet

noun. ['ˈfliːt'] a group of warships organized as a tactical unit.

Synonyms

  • armada
  • battle fleet
  • guided missile frigate
  • warship
  • combat ship
  • naval forces
  • accumulation
  • assemblage
  • navy
  • flotilla
  • war vessel
  • wolf pack
  • collection

Antonyms

  • prosecution
  • walk
  • euphemism
  • add

Etymology

  • flet (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flet (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fleten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fleotan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. fleet

noun. ['ˈfliːt'] a group of steamships operating together under the same ownership.

Synonyms

  • steamship line
  • steamship company
  • ship

Antonyms

  • decrement
  • stay in place
  • disassembly
  • noncomprehensive

Etymology

  • flet (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flet (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fleten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fleotan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. fleet

verb. ['ˈfliːt'] disappear gradually.

Synonyms

  • blow over
  • vanish
  • pass off
  • evanesce
  • go away
  • fade
  • disappear

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • decertify
  • recede
  • fail

Etymology

  • flet (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flet (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fleten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fleotan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. fleet

noun. ['ˈfliːt'] group of motor vehicles operating together under the same ownership.

Synonyms

  • motorbus
  • cab
  • coach
  • motorcoach
  • collection
  • jitney
  • bus
  • double-decker
  • charabanc
  • passenger vehicle
  • hack
  • autobus
  • accumulation
  • motor pool
  • bus line
  • taxi
  • assemblage
  • taxicab
  • omnibus

Antonyms

  • surface ship
  • keep down
  • dematerialize
  • dematerialise

Etymology

  • flet (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flet (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fleten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fleotan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
Synonym.com