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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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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. tie

verb. ['ˈtaɪ'] fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord.

Synonyms

  • strap
  • lace up
  • secure
  • band
  • lash together
  • bind
  • truss
  • cord
  • bind off
  • rope
  • knot
  • tie up
  • lace
  • gag
  • retie
  • lash
  • muzzle
  • leash
  • fasten
  • loop

Antonyms

  • unlash
  • unfasten
  • untie
  • activeness

Etymology

  • teag (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • tigan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. tie

noun. ['ˈtaɪ'] neckwear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front.

Synonyms

  • bow-tie
  • Windsor tie
  • bola tie
  • necktie
  • bowtie
  • bolo tie
  • neckwear
  • bow tie
  • bolo
  • string tie
  • old school tie
  • four-in-hand

Antonyms

  • unchain
  • dislodge
  • unhook
  • unbelt

Etymology

  • teag (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • tigan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. tie

verb. ['ˈtaɪ'] finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc..

Synonyms

  • equalize
  • draw
  • play
  • equate
  • equalise
  • equal

Antonyms

  • give
  • dissociate
  • activity
  • action

Etymology

  • teag (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • tigan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. tie

verb. ['ˈtaɪ'] limit or restrict to.

Synonyms

  • restrict
  • bound
  • limit
  • trammel
  • restrain
  • confine

Antonyms

  • unsaddle
  • unharness
  • uncouple
  • unclip

Etymology

  • teag (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • tigan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. tie

noun. ['ˈtaɪ'] a social or business relationship.

Synonyms

  • affiliation
  • tie-up
  • association

Antonyms

  • free
  • divest
  • untwist
  • louden

Etymology

  • teag (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • tigan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. tie

noun. ['ˈtaɪ'] equality of score in a contest.

Synonyms

  • equation
  • deuce
  • equivalence
  • equality

Antonyms

  • unmuzzle
  • unscrew
  • open circuit
  • unwind

Etymology

  • teag (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • tigan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Example sentences of the word black-tie


1. Noun Phrase
Include any special instructions, such as whether black tie is optional or if the guests may bring anything, such as drinks or desserts.

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