Antonyms
Etymology

1. coral

noun. ['ˈkɔrəl'] a variable color averaging a deep pink.

Antonyms

  • bluish-gray

Etymology

  • κοράλλιον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Coral Reef

  • disbelief
  • bas-relief
  • vancleef
  • mccleaf
  • debrief
  • salif
  • relief
  • motif
  • matif
  • massif
  • hafif
  • belief
  • stief
  • sharif
  • saif
  • okeeffe
  • o'keeffe
  • okeefe
  • o'keefe
  • grief
  • greiff
  • greif
  • grefe
  • graeff
  • graefe
  • graef
  • brief
  • thief
  • sheaf
  • seife

Sentences with coral-reef


1. Noun Phrase
Much of the world relies on coral reefs for food and economic production like tourism.

2. Noun Phrase
The island is surrounded by barrier coral reefs, and dolphins are encountered more often outside the reefs.

3. Noun Phrase
This has allowed mangroves to spread around the world, usually in conjunction with coral reefs.

4. Noun Phrase
Aruba is well-known for both its vibrant nightlife and its spectacular coral reefs.

2. coral

adjective. ['ˈkɔrəl'] of a strong pink to yellowish-pink color.

Antonyms

  • achromatic color

Etymology

  • κοράλλιον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. coral

noun. ['ˈkɔrəl'] marine colonial polyp characterized by a calcareous skeleton; masses in a variety of shapes often forming reefs.

Synonyms

  • actinozoan
  • stony coral
  • gorgonian
  • anthozoan
  • madriporian coral
  • gorgonian coral

Antonyms

  • off-white
  • blue-gray
  • iron-gray
  • ebon

Etymology

  • κοράλλιον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. coral

noun. ['ˈkɔrəl'] unfertilized lobster roe; reddens in cooking; used as garnish or to color sauces.

Synonyms

  • lobster
  • hard roe

Antonyms

  • brown-gray
  • grayish-white
  • gray

Etymology

  • κοράλλιον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

5. reef

noun. ['ˈriːf'] a submerged ridge of rock or coral near the surface of the water.

Synonyms

  • coral reef

Antonyms

  • give
  • dress

Etymology

  • ref (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. Reef

noun. a rocky region in the southern Transvaal in northeastern South Africa; contains rich gold deposits and coal and manganese.

Synonyms

  • Rand
  • Transvaal

7. reef

verb. ['ˈriːf'] roll up (a portion of a sail) in order to reduce its area.

Synonyms

  • furl

Antonyms

  • rise
  • increase

Etymology

  • ref (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. reef

verb. ['ˈriːf'] lower and bring partially inboard.

Synonyms

  • lower
  • bring down
  • take down
  • get down

Antonyms

  • thicken
  • inflate
  • deflate
  • lengthen

Etymology

  • ref (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. reef

noun. ['ˈriːf'] one of several strips across a sail that can be taken in or rolled up to lessen the area of the sail that is exposed to the wind.

Synonyms

  • strip
  • sail
  • canvas
  • sheet
  • canvass

Antonyms

  • overgarment
  • better
  • remember
  • roughness

Etymology

  • ref (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. reef

verb. ['ˈriːf'] reduce (a sail) by taking in a reef.

Synonyms

  • reduce

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • enchant

Etymology

  • ref (Middle English (1100-1500))
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