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1. 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)

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Rhymes with Civic Center

  • sklenar
  • coughenour
  • cohenour
  • stenner
  • spenner
  • gwenore
  • flenner
  • brenner
  • zenor
  • zenner
  • zehner
  • wenner
  • wehner
  • venner
  • tenor
  • tenner
  • tener
  • senner
  • renner
  • penner
  • menor
  • mehner
  • lennar
  • lehner
  • kenner
  • jenner
  • henner
  • fenner
  • denner
  • dehner

2. 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)

3. 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)

4. 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)

5. 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)

6. 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)

7. center

noun. ['ˈsɛntɝ, ˈsɛnɝ'] a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process.

Synonyms

  • respiratory center
  • Wernicke's area
  • auditory center
  • Broca's area
  • olfactory brain
  • centre
  • convolution of Broca
  • nerve center
  • Broca's center
  • Broca's convolution
  • neural structure
  • inferior colliculus
  • superior colliculus
  • Broca's gyrus
  • nerve centre
  • Wernicke's center

Antonyms

  • urban area
  • low status
  • effector
  • inattention

Etymology

  • centre (French)
  • centrum (Latin)

8. center

noun. ['ˈsɛntɝ, ˈsɛnɝ'] the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience.

Synonyms

  • core
  • centre
  • sum
  • hypostasis
  • nitty-gritty
  • bare bones
  • heart and soul
  • cognitive content
  • haecceity
  • pith
  • marrow
  • gist
  • meat
  • quiddity
  • nub
  • mental object
  • quintessence
  • substance
  • kernel
  • content
  • inwardness
  • essence
  • heart

Antonyms

  • issue
  • bore
  • disobey
  • skew

Etymology

  • centre (French)
  • centrum (Latin)

9. center

noun. ['ˈsɛntɝ, ˈsɛnɝ'] the object upon which interest and attention focuses.

Synonyms

  • cynosure
  • centre
  • eye-catcher
  • center of attention
  • object
  • crosshairs
  • conversation piece

Antonyms

  • stand
  • unfasten
  • dissociate
  • forget

Etymology

  • centre (French)
  • centrum (Latin)

10. center

noun. ['ˈsɛntɝ, ˈsɛnɝ'] the middle of a military or naval formation.

Antonyms

  • low

Etymology

  • centre (French)
  • centrum (Latin)

Sentences with civic-center


1. Noun Phrase
At the end of a parade, it is traditional to run the flag up a flagpole, sometimes in front of a city civic center or town hall.

2. Noun Phrase
The facade of this glorified civic center is made entirely from corn tassels, husks and seeds, and it's worth a drive-by any time you're in the area.

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