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1. cement

noun. ['səˈmɛnt, sɪˈmɛnt'] a building material that is a powder made of a mixture of calcined limestone and clay; used with water and sand or gravel to make concrete and mortar.

Synonyms

  • hydraulic cement
  • concrete
  • Portland cement
  • building material

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • descendant
  • destabilize
  • destabilise

Etymology

  • caementum (Latin)
  • caedo (Latin)

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Rhymes with Cement

  • underrepresent
  • overrepresent
  • misrepresent
  • malcontent
  • discontent
  • supplement
  • represent
  • circumvent
  • underwent
  • reinvent
  • overspent
  • nonevent
  • unspent
  • torment
  • tashkent
  • segment
  • prevent
  • outspent
  • misspent
  • gourment
  • extent
  • content
  • consent
  • resent
  • repent
  • relent
  • present
  • percent
  • %percent
  • lament

How do you pronounce cement?

Pronounce cement as sɪˈmɛnt.

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Sentences with cement


1. Noun, singular or mass
Lime can leach out from fresh cement into the soil.

2. Adjective
It is best to plant citrus and all trees away from houses and cement paths to prevent damage.

Quotes about cement


1. I still haven't found the humor in getting hit by a cement truck. My knees still hurt when I think about it, so no jokes about that yet.
- Adam DeVine

2. Sweat makes good friendship cement.
- Tyne Daly

3. To cement a new friendship, especially between foreigners or persons of a different social world, a spark with which both were secretly charged must fly from person to person, and cut across the accidents of place and time.
- Cornelia Otis Skinner

2. cement

noun. ['səˈmɛnt, sɪˈmɛnt'] concrete pavement is sometimes referred to as cement.

Antonyms

  • unlock

Etymology

  • caementum (Latin)
  • caedo (Latin)

3. cement

verb. ['səˈmɛnt, sɪˈmɛnt'] make fast as if with cement.

Antonyms

  • unbar

Etymology

  • caementum (Latin)
  • caedo (Latin)

4. cement

noun. ['səˈmɛnt, sɪˈmɛnt'] something that hardens to act as adhesive material.

Synonyms

  • mastic
  • iron putty
  • red-lead putty
  • mucilage
  • adhesive material
  • gum
  • adhesive
  • glue
  • putty

Antonyms

  • abstractness
  • intangible
  • gaseous
  • liquid

Etymology

  • caementum (Latin)
  • caedo (Latin)

5. cement

noun. ['səˈmɛnt, sɪˈmɛnt'] any of various materials used by dentists to fill cavities in teeth.

Synonyms

  • filling

Antonyms

  • untie
  • unstaple

Etymology

  • caementum (Latin)
  • caedo (Latin)

6. cement

verb. ['səˈmɛnt, sɪˈmɛnt'] cover or coat with cement.

Synonyms

  • coat

Antonyms

  • unbelt
  • unbuckle

Etymology

  • caementum (Latin)
  • caedo (Latin)

7. cement

noun. ['səˈmɛnt, sɪˈmɛnt'] a specialized bony substance covering the root of a tooth.

Synonyms

  • tooth root
  • root
  • solid body substance

Antonyms

  • nonadhesive
  • detach
  • abstract
  • impractical

Etymology

  • caementum (Latin)
  • caedo (Latin)

8. cement

verb. ['səˈmɛnt, sɪˈmɛnt'] bind or join with or as if with cement.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • fasten

Antonyms

  • unzip
  • unchain
  • dislodge

Etymology

  • caementum (Latin)
  • caedo (Latin)
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