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1. letter

noun. ['ˈlɛtɝ'] a written message addressed to a person or organization.

Synonyms

  • PS
  • dead mail
  • missive
  • correspondence
  • name and address
  • address
  • postscript
  • open letter
  • form letter
  • text
  • crank letter
  • aerogramme
  • document
  • airmail letter
  • encyclical
  • mail
  • personal letter
  • dead letter
  • aerogram
  • covering letter
  • invitation
  • cover letter
  • encyclical letter
  • fan letter
  • business letter
  • epistle
  • textual matter
  • letter of intent
  • line
  • air letter
  • destination
  • round robin
  • chain letter

Antonyms

  • uppercase
  • superscript
  • subscript
  • lowercase

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • let (English)
  • leten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • letter (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Block Letter

  • pipetter
  • tretter
  • sweater
  • stetter
  • fretter
  • yetter
  • wetter
  • vetter
  • vetere
  • tschetter
  • shetter
  • setter
  • schetter
  • retter
  • petter
  • petre
  • petr
  • netter
  • mettur
  • metter
  • ketter
  • jetter
  • getter
  • geter
  • fetter
  • detter
  • debtor
  • bettor
  • better

Example sentences of the word block-letter


1. Noun Phrase
Format your letter according to formal block letter format.

2. Noun Phrase
Another use for block letters is in typing easily-read school materials for early readers.

3. Noun Phrase
Big-block letters are often the font of choice for that very reason.

2. letter

noun. ['ˈlɛtɝ'] the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech.

Synonyms

  • R
  • f
  • zayin
  • kaph
  • X
  • v
  • m
  • q
  • spelling
  • delta
  • upsilon
  • ezed
  • zed
  • ayin
  • g
  • descender
  • d
  • pe
  • S
  • kappa
  • grapheme
  • C
  • alphabetic character
  • O
  • M
  • theta
  • vowel
  • x
  • block capital
  • D
  • teth
  • samekh
  • pi
  • resh
  • qoph
  • ascender
  • mu
  • eta
  • heth
  • omicron
  • Z
  • P
  • y
  • graphic symbol
  • T
  • consonant
  • wye
  • sadhe
  • beth
  • G
  • nu
  • n
  • character
  • gamma
  • digram
  • beta
  • I
  • gimel
  • rho
  • phi
  • double-u
  • polyphonic letter
  • shin
  • psi
  • w
  • c
  • he
  • mem
  • N
  • zee
  • polyphone
  • initial
  • J
  • A
  • taw
  • K
  • lamedh
  • i
  • iota
  • r
  • U
  • H
  • k
  • letter of the alphabet
  • j
  • daleth
  • sin
  • xi
  • B
  • sigma
  • epsilon
  • l
  • yodh
  • omega
  • lambda
  • s
  • t
  • o
  • Q
  • h
  • khi
  • chi
  • digraph
  • b
  • z
  • zeta
  • L
  • block letter
  • ex
  • nun
  • waw
  • alphabet
  • tau
  • Y
  • izzard
  • aleph
  • u
  • alpha
  • e
  • V
  • E
  • W
  • a
  • F

Antonyms

  • irresponsibleness
  • unthoughtfulness
  • juvenile
  • disrepute

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • let (English)
  • leten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • letter (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. letter

verb. ['ˈlɛtɝ'] win an athletic letter.

Synonyms

  • garner

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • fashionable

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • let (English)
  • leten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • letter (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. block

noun. ['ˈblɑːk'] a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides).

Synonyms

  • cake
  • bar
  • artifact
  • chock
  • cube
  • domino
  • nog
  • metal bar
  • step
  • crosshead
  • ingot
  • type
  • briquette
  • briquet
  • artefact
  • chopping block
  • inkpad
  • slab
  • inking pad
  • starting block
  • stamp pad
  • anvil
  • swage block
  • pad
  • square block
  • wedge
  • block of metal

Antonyms

  • be well
  • stimulate
  • fragrant
  • inoffensive

Etymology

  • blok (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bloc (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. block

verb. ['ˈblɑːk'] render unsuitable for passage.

Synonyms

  • obstruct
  • impede
  • close off
  • obturate
  • occlude
  • jam
  • blockade
  • bar
  • block off
  • close up
  • barricade
  • close
  • shut off
  • stop

Antonyms

  • careless
  • long
  • public
  • unrestrained

Etymology

  • blok (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bloc (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. block

noun. ['ˈblɑːk'] a rectangular area in a city surrounded by streets and usually containing several buildings.

Synonyms

  • area
  • country

Antonyms

  • survive
  • deprive
  • boycott

Etymology

  • blok (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bloc (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. block

verb. ['ˈblɑːk'] hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of.

Synonyms

  • stymie
  • forestall
  • hinder
  • foreclose
  • forbid
  • bottleneck
  • check
  • stonewall
  • blockade
  • hang
  • filibuster
  • embarrass
  • preclude
  • stymy
  • prevent

Antonyms

  • nonintervention
  • lose
  • boil
  • overgarment

Etymology

  • blok (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bloc (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. block

noun. ['ˈblɑːk'] housing in a large building that is divided into separate units.

Synonyms

  • lodging
  • cellblock
  • ward
  • living accommodations
  • housing

Antonyms

  • disinfect
  • honor
  • fair
  • fair ball

Etymology

  • blok (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bloc (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. block

noun. ['ˈblɑːk'] a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides.

Synonyms

  • goldbrick
  • solid

Antonyms

  • custom-made
  • divide
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • blok (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bloc (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. block

verb. ['ˈblɑːk'] stop from happening or developing.

Synonyms

  • foreclose
  • forbid
  • embargo
  • halt
  • kibosh
  • stop
  • stay
  • preclude
  • prevent

Antonyms

  • roughness
  • mind
  • attend to
  • find

Etymology

  • blok (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bloc (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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