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1. prevention

noun. ['priːˈvɛnʃən'] the act of preventing.

Synonyms

  • forestalling
  • prophylaxis
  • preclusion
  • stifling
  • bar
  • suppression
  • debarment
  • save
  • crushing
  • quelling
  • hindrance
  • hinderance
  • non-proliferation
  • interference
  • disqualification
  • nonproliferation
  • averting
  • interception

Antonyms

  • cold
  • free
  • allow
  • permit

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Rhymes with Center For Disease Control And Prevention

  • misapprehension
  • comprehension
  • condescension
  • reinvention
  • hypotension
  • hypertension
  • apprehension
  • suspension
  • pretension
  • extension
  • convention
  • contention
  • retention
  • laurentian
  • invention
  • dissension
  • dimension
  • detention
  • attention
  • ascension
  • tension
  • pension
  • mention
  • henschen
  • gentian

2. disease

noun. ['dɪˈziːz'] an impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning.

Synonyms

  • goitre
  • crud
  • pseudorubella
  • fibrocystic breast disease
  • cat scratch disease
  • unwellness
  • plant disease
  • respiratory disease
  • periodontal disease
  • exanthema subitum
  • respiratory disorder
  • Marseilles fever
  • pyknosis
  • rheumatism
  • illness
  • periarteritis nodosa
  • phlebotomus
  • disease of the skin
  • genetic abnormality
  • thyromegaly
  • skin disorder
  • genetic defect
  • liver disease
  • symptom
  • mimesis
  • incompetence
  • anthrax
  • disease of the neuromuscular junction
  • congenital disease
  • periodontitis
  • struma
  • malignance
  • milk sickness
  • endemic disease
  • industrial disease
  • respiratory illness
  • roseola infantilis
  • pappataci fever
  • blackwater
  • ozena
  • sign
  • genetic disease
  • Kawasaki disease
  • onychosis
  • filariasis
  • sandfly fever
  • fibrocystic disease of the breast
  • autoimmune disorder
  • aspergillosis
  • autoimmune disease
  • inherited disorder
  • pycnosis
  • polyarteritis nodosa
  • malady
  • Kenya fever
  • inflammatory disease
  • occupational disease
  • hereditary condition
  • mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome
  • hereditary disease
  • Indian tick fever
  • cystic mastitis
  • endemic
  • roseola infantum
  • genetic disorder
  • goiter
  • ozaena
  • Meniere's disease
  • syndrome
  • skin disease
  • animal disease
  • communicable disease
  • deficiency disease
  • boutonneuse fever
  • enteropathy
  • inherited disease
  • sickness
  • cystic breast disease
  • malignancy
  • eye disease

Antonyms

  • simplicity
  • good health
  • hypocalcemia
  • hyponatremia

Etymology

  • disese (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • desese (Anglo-Norman)

3. control

verb. ['kənˈtroʊl'] exercise authoritative control or power over.

Synonyms

  • manoeuver
  • maneuver
  • channelize
  • becharm
  • care
  • regiment
  • channelise
  • hold one's own
  • rein in
  • head
  • hold sway
  • corner
  • command
  • call the tune
  • deal
  • hold
  • handle
  • guide
  • dominate
  • draw rein
  • internationalize
  • monopolize
  • preoccupy
  • steer
  • direct
  • internationalise
  • call the shots
  • preside
  • manoeuvre
  • charm
  • manage
  • harness
  • monopolise
  • master
  • rein
  • govern
  • wear the trousers
  • rule

Antonyms

  • discontinuation
  • activation
  • sink
  • source

Etymology

  • conterrolle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • contrerole (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. control

verb. ['kənˈtroʊl'] lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits.

Synonyms

  • subdue
  • thermostat
  • conquer
  • moderate
  • restrain
  • crucify
  • stamp down
  • train
  • keep back
  • hold back
  • contain
  • counteract
  • keep
  • abnegate
  • hold
  • deny
  • countercheck
  • throttle
  • hold in
  • restrict
  • bound
  • check
  • trammel
  • confine
  • bate
  • limit
  • suppress
  • catch
  • inhibit
  • damp
  • mortify

Antonyms

  • peristalsis
  • anastalsis
  • dormant
  • inactiveness

Etymology

  • conterrolle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • contrerole (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. control

noun. ['kənˈtroʊl'] power to direct or determine.

Synonyms

  • say-so
  • authority
  • potency
  • power
  • dominance
  • corporatism
  • iron fist
  • authorisation
  • rein
  • hold
  • powerfulness

Antonyms

  • follower
  • natural depression
  • follow
  • rear

Etymology

  • conterrolle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • contrerole (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. control

noun. ['kənˈtroʊl'] a relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another.

Antonyms

  • let

Etymology

  • conterrolle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • contrerole (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. control

noun. ['kənˈtroʊl'] (physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc.

Synonyms

  • bodily process
  • activity
  • motor control
  • bodily function

Antonyms

  • undock
  • break
  • irrelevance
  • unpointedness

Etymology

  • conterrolle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • contrerole (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. center

noun. ['ˈsɛntɝ, ˈsɛnɝ'] an area that is approximately central within some larger region.

Synonyms

  • centre
  • middle
  • country
  • financial center
  • storm centre
  • storm center
  • city centre
  • central city
  • center stage
  • hub
  • midstream
  • city center
  • eye
  • centre stage
  • medical center
  • area
  • midfield
  • seat
  • heart

Antonyms

  • middle
  • undock
  • break
  • irrelevance

Etymology

  • centre (French)
  • centrum (Latin)

9. center

noun. ['ˈsɛntɝ, ˈsɛnɝ'] the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher.

Synonyms

  • centerfield
  • piece of ground
  • outfield
  • tract
  • parcel of land
  • center field
  • parcel

Antonyms

  • ambiversion
  • outwardness
  • worldliness
  • extraversion

Etymology

  • centre (French)
  • centrum (Latin)

10. center

verb. ['ˈsɛntɝ, ˈsɛnɝ'] center upon.

Synonyms

  • revolve about
  • pertain
  • concern
  • bear on
  • touch on
  • have-to doe with
  • come to
  • concentrate on
  • center on
  • revolve around
  • relate
  • refer
  • touch

Antonyms

  • nondrinker
  • inelegance
  • derestrict
  • immoderation

Etymology

  • centre (French)
  • centrum (Latin)
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