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1. passage

noun. ['ˈpæsədʒ, ˈpæsɪdʒ'] the act of passing from one state or place to the next.

Synonyms

  • fossilisation
  • transition
  • segue
  • change of state

Antonyms

  • take away
  • finish
  • closing
  • slow

Etymology

  • passage (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • passer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • passager (French)
  • passagier (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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2. passage

noun. ['ˈpæsədʒ, ˈpæsɪdʒ'] a section of text; particularly a section of medium length.

Synonyms

  • subdivision
  • place
  • textual matter
  • text
  • transition
  • selection
  • extract
  • excerpt
  • section
  • excerption
  • purple passage

Antonyms

  • birth
  • permanent
  • careful
  • failing

Etymology

  • passage (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • passer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • passager (French)
  • passagier (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. passage

noun. ['ˈpæsədʒ, ˈpæsɪdʒ'] a journey usually by ship.

Synonyms

  • journeying
  • transit
  • lockage

Antonyms

  • fast
  • disassemble
  • disjoin
  • black

Etymology

  • passage (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • passer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • passager (French)
  • passagier (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

4. passage

noun. ['ˈpæsədʒ, ˈpæsɪdʒ'] a way through or along which someone or something may pass.

Synonyms

  • adit
  • dead end
  • aisle
  • conduit
  • passageway
  • throat
  • cul
  • cul de sac
  • fish ladder
  • way
  • channel
  • right of way

Antonyms

  • middle
  • end
  • misconception
  • beginning

Etymology

  • passage (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • passer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • passager (French)
  • passagier (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

5. passage

noun. ['ˈpæsədʒ, ˈpæsɪdʒ'] the passing of a law by a legislative body.

Synonyms

  • lawmaking
  • legislation
  • legislating

Antonyms

  • right
  • upgrade
  • downgrade
  • divest

Etymology

  • passage (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • passer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • passager (French)
  • passagier (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

6. passage

noun. ['ˈpæsədʒ, ˈpæsɪdʒ'] a short section of a musical composition.

Synonyms

  • piece of music
  • intro
  • phrase
  • andante
  • musical passage
  • cadence
  • recitative
  • musical composition
  • piece
  • opus
  • modulation
  • allegretto
  • impromptu
  • cadenza
  • adagio
  • transition
  • musical phrase
  • largo
  • composition

Antonyms

  • unsatisfactory
  • question
  • opening
  • retreat

Etymology

  • passage (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • passer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • passager (French)
  • passagier (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

7. passage

noun. ['ˈpæsədʒ, ˈpæsɪdʒ'] a path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass.

Synonyms

  • oesophagus
  • shunt
  • esophagus
  • orifice
  • porta
  • body structure
  • passageway
  • birth canal
  • meatus
  • structure
  • complex body part
  • canal
  • gorge
  • gullet
  • carpal tunnel
  • fauces
  • epithelial duct
  • sinusoid
  • duct
  • channel
  • opening
  • anatomical structure
  • root canal
  • epicardia
  • fistula
  • bodily structure

Antonyms

  • decriminalization
  • decriminalisation
  • criminalisation
  • international law

Etymology

  • passage (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • passer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • passager (French)
  • passagier (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

8. passage

noun. ['ˈpæsədʒ, ˈpæsɪdʒ'] a bodily reaction of changing from one place or stage to another.

Synonyms

  • passing
  • response

Antonyms

  • deglycerolize
  • front
  • back

Etymology

  • passage (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • passer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • passager (French)
  • passagier (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

9. bird

noun. ['ˈbɝːd'] warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings.

Synonyms

  • twitterer
  • protoavis
  • feather
  • preen gland
  • croup
  • raptorial bird
  • fowl
  • caprimulgiform bird
  • Sinornis
  • uropygium
  • flock
  • archeopteryx
  • hen
  • aquatic bird
  • Archaeopteryx lithographica
  • raptor
  • nonpasserine bird
  • wing
  • carinate
  • beak
  • furcula
  • cock
  • croupe
  • uropygial gland
  • neb
  • night bird
  • nib
  • parrot
  • archaeornis
  • plume
  • plumage
  • dickeybird
  • dickybird
  • passeriform bird
  • bird of prey
  • bird's foot
  • nester
  • carinate bird
  • vertebrate
  • ratite bird
  • bird of passage
  • apodiform bird
  • gallinacean
  • hindquarters
  • cuculiform bird
  • rump
  • ratite
  • craniate
  • class Aves
  • dickey-bird
  • pennon
  • air sac
  • flying bird
  • archaeopteryx
  • coraciiform bird
  • trogon
  • passerine
  • pinion
  • piciform bird
  • flightless bird
  • pecker
  • bill
  • Ibero-mesornis
  • Aves
  • dicky-bird
  • syrinx

Antonyms

  • carinate
  • disjoin
  • uncover
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • brid (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bridd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • burung (Malay (macrolanguage))

10. bird

noun. ['ˈbɝːd'] the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food.

Synonyms

  • meat
  • dark meat
  • thigh
  • giblets
  • wildfowl
  • wishbone
  • oyster
  • pope's nose
  • poultry
  • fowl
  • giblet
  • wishing bone
  • second joint
  • wing
  • parson's nose

Antonyms

  • spread
  • applaud
  • worth
  • whisper

Etymology

  • brid (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bridd (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • burung (Malay (macrolanguage))
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