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1. cube

noun. ['ˈkjuːb'] a hexahedron with six equal squares as faces.

Synonyms

  • regular polyhedron
  • Platonic body
  • quadrate
  • regular convex solid
  • ideal solid
  • Platonic solid
  • tesseract
  • regular convex polyhedron

Antonyms

  • gaseous
  • liquid
  • unwholesome
  • heterogeneous

Etymology

  • cube (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cubus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Cube

  • strube
  • galoob
  • tube
  • troubh
  • stuebe
  • kube
  • hube
  • grube
  • zube
  • shoob
  • rueb
  • rube
  • luebbe
  • lube
  • koob
  • dube
  • boob

Example sentences of the word cube


1. Noun, singular or mass
Pouring hot water on an ice cube is a quick way to melt it.

2. Verb, base form
Slice or cube the remainder of the ham meat and follow the same procedure.

Quotes containing the word cube


1. Just when you thought you’d considered all the angles, life goes from a square to a cube. Love should also be 3D.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. I was nervous. Like an ice cube, I just froze up. Then I melted in some strange guy’s drink.
- Jarod Kintz, The Titanic would never have sunk if it were made out of a sink.

3. I have a Rubik’s Cube for a rearview mirror, because the past is the only time puzzle I can solve. My love for her only looks clear there.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. cube-shaped

adjective. shaped like a cube.

Synonyms

  • cuboidal
  • three-dimensional
  • cubiform
  • cubelike
  • cubic
  • cuboid

Antonyms

  • planar
  • unidimensional
  • lineal
  • collinear

3. cube

verb. ['ˈkjuːb'] raise to the third power.

Antonyms

  • unsound

Etymology

  • cube (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cubus (Latin)

4. cube

noun. ['ˈkjuːb'] a three-dimensional shape with six square or rectangular sides.

Synonyms

  • goldbrick
  • solid

Antonyms

  • unblock
  • remember
  • ability

Etymology

  • cube (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cubus (Latin)

5. cube

noun. ['ˈkjuːb'] the product of three equal terms.

Synonyms

  • number

Antonyms

  • show
  • bring to

Etymology

  • cube (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cubus (Latin)

6. cube

noun. ['ˈkjuːb'] any of several tropical American woody plants of the genus Lonchocarpus whose roots are used locally as a fish poison and commercially as a source of rotenone.

Synonyms

  • subshrub
  • suffrutex
  • Lonchocarpus

Antonyms

  • appear
  • unclog
  • free
  • natural object

Etymology

  • cube (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cubus (Latin)

7. cube

noun. ['ˈkjuːb'] a block in the (approximate) shape of a cube.

Synonyms

  • block
  • ice cube
  • dice
  • square block

Antonyms

  • be born
  • survive
  • function
  • stay

Etymology

  • cube (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cubus (Latin)

8. cube

verb. ['ˈkjuːb'] cut into cubes.

Synonyms

  • cut

Antonyms

  • hollow
  • hollowness

Etymology

  • cube (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cubus (Latin)
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