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1. attention

noun. ['əˈtɛnʃən'] the process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others.

Synonyms

  • attentiveness
  • notice
  • basic cognitive process
  • heed
  • regard
  • clock-watching
  • eye
  • observation
  • attending
  • observance
  • paying attention

Antonyms

  • inattentiveness
  • malfunction
  • disservice
  • worsen

Etymology

  • attencioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • attentio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Center Of Attention

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

2. attention

noun. ['əˈtɛnʃən'] the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something.

Synonyms

  • treatment
  • baby sitting
  • tender loving care
  • hair care
  • care
  • nursing
  • tending
  • intervention
  • dental care
  • livery
  • work
  • faith healing
  • haircare
  • skincare
  • incubation
  • nurturance
  • aid
  • health care
  • manicure
  • hairdressing
  • babysitting
  • pedicure
  • tree surgery
  • maternalism
  • healthcare
  • pet sitting
  • personal care
  • skin care
  • TLC
  • faith cure
  • nourishment

Antonyms

  • disorganize
  • injudiciousness
  • disinclined
  • non-involvement

Etymology

  • attencioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • attentio (Latin)

3. attention

noun. ['əˈtɛnʃən'] a courteous act indicating affection.

Antonyms

  • nonparticipation

Etymology

  • attencioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • attentio (Latin)

4. attention

noun. ['əˈtɛnʃən'] a general interest that leads people to want to know more.

Synonyms

  • attraction
  • attracter
  • magnet
  • enhancer
  • attractor
  • foil

Antonyms

  • effector
  • unmindfulness
  • carelessness
  • heedfulness

Etymology

  • attencioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • attentio (Latin)

5. 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)

6. 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)

7. 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)

8. center

noun. ['ˈsɛntɝ, ˈsɛnɝ'] a building dedicated to a particular activity.

Synonyms

  • student center
  • conference center
  • service club
  • centre
  • building
  • burn center
  • call center
  • call centre
  • settlement house
  • conference house
  • research center
  • civic center
  • research facility
  • community center
  • control center

Antonyms

  • dissatisfy
  • discontent
  • rejection
  • outward

Etymology

  • centre (French)
  • centrum (Latin)

9. center

noun. ['ˈsɛntɝ, ˈsɛnɝ'] a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure.

Synonyms

  • point
  • core
  • centre
  • nucleus
  • bight
  • navel point
  • bull
  • center of curvature
  • centre of gravity
  • centre of mass
  • navel
  • bowels
  • bull's eye
  • centre of curvature
  • nombril
  • center of mass
  • midpoint

Antonyms

  • deconcentrate
  • decentralize
  • diverge
  • antinode

Etymology

  • centre (French)
  • centrum (Latin)

10. center

verb. ['ˈsɛntɝ, ˈsɛnɝ'] direct one's attention on something.

Synonyms

  • rivet
  • cogitate
  • recall
  • engross
  • centre
  • listen
  • hear
  • cerebrate
  • zoom in
  • focus
  • steep
  • soak up
  • immerse
  • absorb
  • plunge
  • take heed
  • engulf
  • concentrate
  • think

Antonyms

  • discolor
  • abstain
  • inactivity
  • outfield

Etymology

  • centre (French)
  • centrum (Latin)
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