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1. black

adjective. ['ˈblæk'] being of the achromatic color of maximum darkness; having little or no hue owing to absorption of almost all incident light.

Synonyms

  • dark

Antonyms

  • white
  • comprehensible

Etymology

  • black (Middle English (1100-1500))

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  • st_jacques
  • ballcocks
  • outfox
  • macaques
  • adcox
  • stocks'
  • stocks
  • stock's
  • kroc's
  • iraq's
  • frocks
  • flocks
  • clocks
  • clock's
  • brox
  • brock's
  • blocs
  • bloc's
  • blocks
  • block's
  • bloch's
  • woks
  • vox
  • vocs
  • sox
  • socks
  • shocks
  • sachs
  • rox
  • rocks

2. black

adjective. ['ˈblæk'] marked by anger or resentment or hostility.

Antonyms

  • chromatic

Etymology

  • black (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. black

adjective. ['ˈblæk'] of or belonging to a racial group having dark skin especially of sub-Saharan African origin.

Synonyms

  • dark-skinned
  • African-American
  • colored
  • Afro-American
  • negro
  • non-white
  • negroid
  • dark

Antonyms

  • colorlessness
  • natural
  • impartial
  • blond

Etymology

  • black (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. black

noun. ['ˈblæk'] the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white).

Synonyms

  • pitch black
  • jet black
  • ebony
  • soot black
  • achromatic color
  • blackness
  • coal black
  • inkiness
  • achromatic colour

Antonyms

  • white
  • inauspiciousness
  • unpropitiousness
  • felicitous

Etymology

  • black (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. black

adjective. ['ˈblæk'] stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable.

Synonyms

  • evil
  • dark

Antonyms

  • color
  • inoffensive
  • glorious

Etymology

  • black (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. black

adjective. ['ˈblæk'] offering little or no hope.

Synonyms

  • dim
  • hopeless

Antonyms

  • true
  • straight
  • reputable

Etymology

  • black (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. black

adjective. ['ˈblæk'] (of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin.

Synonyms

  • disastrous
  • fatal
  • calamitous
  • fateful

Antonyms

  • colorless
  • uninterestingness
  • colorful
  • black-and-white

Etymology

  • black (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. box

noun. ['ˈbɑːks'] a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid.

Synonyms

  • bandbox
  • cereal box
  • shadow box
  • alms box
  • lid
  • play-box
  • casket
  • crate
  • deedbox
  • coffin
  • playbox
  • ballot box
  • container
  • strongbox
  • carton
  • paintbox
  • snuffbox
  • flat
  • window box
  • jewel casket
  • chest
  • poor box
  • cigar box
  • pencil case
  • shoebox
  • base
  • tuck box
  • mite box
  • mailbox
  • pencil box
  • tinderbox
  • hod
  • matchbox
  • pyxis

Antonyms

  • qualified
  • modulated
  • uneven
  • unidimensional

Etymology

  • box (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. box

noun. ['ˈbɑːks'] private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance.

Synonyms

  • compartment
  • skybox
  • balcony
  • box seat

Antonyms

  • active
  • inclined
  • vertical
  • effervescent

Etymology

  • box (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. box

noun. ['ˈbɑːks'] the quantity contained in a box.

Synonyms

  • boxful

Antonyms

  • infield
  • trapezium

Etymology

  • box (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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