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1. cancer

noun. ['ˈkænsɝ'] any malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division; it may spread to other parts of the body through the lymphatic system or the blood stream.

Synonyms

  • metastatic tumor
  • cancer of the blood
  • sarcoma
  • malignant neoplasm
  • malignant tumor
  • leukemia
  • carcinoma
  • malignant neoplastic disease
  • leucaemia
  • lymphoma

Etymology

  • cancer (Latin)
  • καρκίνος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Cancer Borealis

  • digitalis
  • prothallus
  • maryalice
  • daedalus
  • ilalis'
  • ilalis
  • pallas
  • palace
  • malice
  • kalous
  • kallus
  • gallus
  • dallas'
  • dallas
  • callus
  • callous
  • callace
  • ballasts
  • balas
  • alice

2. Cancer

noun. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • Crab
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • follower
  • bad guy
  • partisan
  • leader

Etymology

  • cancer (Latin)
  • καρκίνος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. Cancer

noun. type genus of the family Cancridae.

Synonyms

  • rock crab
  • arthropod genus
  • Cancer borealis
  • genus Cancer
  • family Cancridae
  • Cancer magister
  • Cancer irroratus
  • Cancridae
  • Dungeness crab

Antonyms

  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male
  • adult

Etymology

  • cancer (Latin)
  • καρκίνος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. Cancer

noun. the fourth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about June 21 to July 22.

Synonyms

  • Crab

Antonyms

  • unemotional person
  • worker

Etymology

  • cancer (Latin)
  • καρκίνος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

5. Cancer

noun. a small zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Leo and Gemini.

Antonyms

  • debtor

Etymology

  • cancer (Latin)
  • καρκίνος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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