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1. cycle

noun. ['ˈsaɪkəl'] an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs.

Synonyms

  • time interval
  • phase
  • phase angle
  • interval
  • round

Antonyms

  • forbid
  • invalidate
  • disapprove
  • disallow

Etymology

  • cyclus (Latin)
  • κύκλος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Cycle

  • mcmichael
  • schmeichel
  • wykle
  • wikle
  • weikel
  • weichel
  • reichle
  • reichl
  • reichel
  • michel
  • micheal
  • michael
  • heichel
  • deikel
  • eichel
  • aichele

How do you pronounce cycle?

Pronounce cycle as ˈsaɪkəl.

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Sentences with cycle


1. Noun, singular or mass
Place the bed sheets in your washing machine and run them on a hot cycle.

Quotes about cycle


1. Being incarcerated is truly very serious, and it has changed my life to such an extent that breaking the cycle has become my sole focus. Jail is definitely not cool. Education is.
- Ja Rule

2. We forget that the water cycle and the life cycle are one.
- Jacques Yves Cousteau

3. What we did ten years ago with the Playstation was a phenomenal success story for the company. That product had a ten year life cycle, which has never been done in this industry.
- Ian Jackson

2. cycle

noun. ['ˈsaɪkəl'] a periodically repeated sequence of events.

Synonyms

  • repeat
  • merry-go-round
  • samsara

Antonyms

  • unchain
  • unfasten
  • disarrange
  • deceleration

Etymology

  • cyclus (Latin)
  • κύκλος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. cycle

noun. ['ˈsaɪkəl'] a series of poems or songs on the same theme.

Antonyms

  • upgrade

Etymology

  • cyclus (Latin)
  • κύκλος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. cycle

noun. ['ˈsaɪkəl'] a single complete execution of a periodically repeated phenomenon.

Synonyms

  • oscillation
  • cardiac cycle
  • Carnot cycle
  • Carnot's ideal cycle
  • menstrual cycle
  • periodic event
  • recurrent event

Antonyms

  • unburden
  • detach
  • unsaddle
  • open chain

Etymology

  • cyclus (Latin)
  • κύκλος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

5. cycle

verb. ['ˈsaɪkəl'] pass through a cycle.

Synonyms

  • pass
  • go through
  • go across

Antonyms

  • closed interval
  • open interval
  • square
  • angular

Etymology

  • cyclus (Latin)
  • κύκλος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

6. cycle

noun. ['ˈsaɪkəl'] the unit of frequency; one hertz has a periodic interval of one second.

Synonyms

  • kilohertz
  • kilocycle
  • hertz
  • Hz
  • cycles/second
  • kHz
  • kilocycle per second
  • kc
  • cps
  • rate

Antonyms

  • keep down
  • dematerialize
  • dematerialise
  • be born

Etymology

  • cyclus (Latin)
  • κύκλος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

7. cycle

verb. ['ˈsaɪkəl'] cause to go through a recurring sequence.

Synonyms

  • make pass
  • pass

Antonyms

  • top
  • bottom
  • thin

Etymology

  • cyclus (Latin)
  • κύκλος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

8. cycle

noun. ['ˈsaɪkəl'] a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals.

Synonyms

  • bicycle wheel
  • velocipede
  • safety bike
  • ordinary
  • sprocket wheel
  • pedal
  • push-bike
  • tandem
  • splash guard
  • saddle
  • handlebar
  • splash-guard
  • wheeled vehicle
  • bicycle seat
  • sprocket
  • mountain bike
  • bicycle-built-for-two
  • kickstand
  • off-roader
  • tandem bicycle
  • safety bicycle
  • foot pedal
  • bicycle
  • ordinary bicycle
  • chain
  • foot lever
  • coaster brake
  • treadle
  • mudguard
  • all-terrain bike
  • bike

Antonyms

  • unusual
  • uncommon
  • extraordinariness
  • extraordinary

Etymology

  • cyclus (Latin)
  • κύκλος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

9. cycle

verb. ['ˈsaɪkəl'] ride a motorcycle.

Synonyms

  • kick
  • ride
  • motorcycle

Antonyms

  • running
  • discontinue
  • disengage
  • desynchronise

Etymology

  • cyclus (Latin)
  • κύκλος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

10. cycle

verb. ['ˈsaɪkəl'] recur in repeating sequences.

Synonyms

  • repeat

Antonyms

  • recede
  • fail

Etymology

  • cyclus (Latin)
  • κύκλος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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