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1. cradle

verb. ['ˈkreɪdəl'] hold gently and carefully.

Synonyms

  • take hold

Antonyms

  • bore
  • fall

Etymology

  • cradol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Cradle

  • wadel
  • shadle
  • seydel
  • maidel
  • ladle
  • haydel
  • cadle
  • badal

How do you pronounce cradle?

Pronounce cradle as ˈkreɪdəl.

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Sentences with cradle


1. Noun, singular or mass
If your player has a cradle, put the player in it.

2. Verb, base form
The larger of the two curves is designed to cradle your neck.

Quotes about cradle


1. The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science.
- Albert Einstein, The World As I See It

2. Sickness, insanity and death were the angels that surrounded my cradle and they have followed me throughout my life.
- Edvard Munch

3. No wonder kids grow up crazy. A cat's cradle is nothing but a bunch of X's between somebody's hands, and little kids look and look and look at all those X's . . .""And?""No damn cat, and no damn cradle.
- Kurt Vonnegut, Cat's Cradle

2. cradle

noun. ['ˈkreɪdəl'] a baby bed with sides and rockers.

Synonyms

  • rocker
  • baby's bed

Antonyms

  • sink
  • deactivation
  • finish

Etymology

  • cradol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. cradle

noun. ['ˈkreɪdəl'] where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence.

Synonyms

  • origin
  • beginning
  • provenience
  • source
  • provenance
  • root
  • place of origin
  • rootage

Antonyms

  • destabilize
  • destabilise
  • child
  • father

Etymology

  • cradol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. cradle

verb. ['ˈkreɪdəl'] bring up from infancy.

Synonyms

  • raise
  • rear
  • nurture
  • bring up

Antonyms

  • discharge
  • begin
  • divide
  • front

Etymology

  • cradol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. cradle

noun. ['ˈkreɪdəl'] birth of a person.

Antonyms

  • male parent

Etymology

  • cradol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. cradle

verb. ['ˈkreɪdəl'] wash in a cradle.

Synonyms

  • launder

Antonyms

  • curse
  • bless

Etymology

  • cradol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. cradle

verb. ['ˈkreɪdəl'] run with the stick.

Antonyms

  • mother

Etymology

  • cradol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. cradle

verb. ['ˈkreɪdəl'] hold or place in or as if in a cradle.

Synonyms

  • take hold

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • level

Etymology

  • cradol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. cradle

noun. ['ˈkreɪdəl'] a trough that can be rocked back and forth; used by gold miners to shake auriferous earth in water in order to separate the gold.

Synonyms

  • trough

Antonyms

  • end
  • closing

Etymology

  • cradol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. cradle

verb. ['ˈkreɪdəl'] cut grain with a cradle scythe.

Antonyms

  • descent

Etymology

  • cradol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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