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1. button

noun. ['ˈbʌtən'] a round fastener sewn to shirts and coats etc to fit through buttonholes.

Synonyms

  • fixing
  • fastening
  • holdfast
  • shirt button
  • fastener

Antonyms

  • attract
  • criticize
  • retreat
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • boton (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Button

  • vanputten
  • strutton
  • scrutton
  • tutton
  • sutton
  • rutten
  • ruttan
  • mutton
  • lutton
  • hutton
  • dutton

How do you pronounce button?

Pronounce button as ˈbətən.

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Sentences with button


1. Noun, singular or mass
Press and hold the green button on your printer and turn the printer on.

Quotes about button


1. I wish my stove came with a Save As button like Word has. That way I could experiment with my cooking and not fear ruining my dinner.
- Jarod Kintz, Who Moved My Choose?: An Amazing Way to Deal With Change by Deciding to Let Indecision Into Your Life

2. Quiet is peace. Tranquility. Quiet is turning down the volume knob on life. Silence is pushing the off button. Shutting it down. All of it. - Amir
- Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner

3. Most of what I say is complete truth. My edit button is broken.
- Myra McEntire, Hourglass

2. button-down

adjective. unimaginatively conventional.

Synonyms

  • buttoned-down
  • conventional

Antonyms

  • liberal
  • left
  • unorthodox

3. button

noun. ['ˈbʌtən'] an electrical switch operated by pressing.

Synonyms

  • bell push
  • push button
  • electric switch
  • reset button
  • horn button
  • doorbell
  • electrical switch
  • push-button radio
  • panic button
  • mouse button
  • switch
  • bell
  • buzzer

Antonyms

  • veer
  • back
  • straight line
  • detach

Etymology

  • boton (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. button

noun. ['ˈbʌtən'] a round flat badge displaying information and suitable for pinning onto a garment.

Antonyms

  • unpin

Etymology

  • boton (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. button

noun. ['ˈbʌtən'] any artifact that resembles a button.

Synonyms

  • artifact

Antonyms

  • switch on
  • disengage

Etymology

  • boton (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. button

verb. ['ˈbʌtən'] fasten with buttons.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • fasten

Antonyms

  • unbutton
  • unzip
  • unchain

Etymology

  • boton (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. button

verb. ['ˈbʌtən'] provide with buttons.

Synonyms

  • sew
  • run up
  • add
  • sew together

Antonyms

  • dislodge
  • unhook
  • unbelt
  • unbuckle

Etymology

  • boton (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. button

noun. ['ˈbʌtən'] a device that when pressed will release part of a mechanism.

Synonyms

  • release

Antonyms

  • cast off
  • disjoin

Etymology

  • boton (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. button

noun. ['ˈbʌtən'] a female sexual organ homologous to the penis.

Synonyms

  • prepuce
  • clitoris
  • erectile organ
  • foreskin
  • glans clitoridis
  • vulva

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • impoverish
  • subtract
  • unwire

Etymology

  • boton (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. button

noun. ['ˈbʌtən'] any of various plant parts that resemble buttons.

Synonyms

  • plant part

Antonyms

  • unstaple
  • unbar

Etymology

  • boton (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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