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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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  • henner
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  • denner
  • dehner

Example sentences of the word dead-center


1. Noun Phrase
Rotate the engine two full turns and line the crankshaft at top dead center.

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. dead

adjective. ['ˈdɛd'] no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life.

Synonyms

  • inanimate
  • defunct
  • gone
  • late
  • stillborn
  • aliveness
  • brain dead
  • assassinated
  • breathless
  • living
  • departed
  • pulseless
  • fallen
  • deathly
  • lifeless
  • bloodless
  • at rest
  • slain
  • asleep
  • d.o.a.
  • deathlike
  • doomed
  • stone-dead
  • deceased
  • at peace
  • exsanguine
  • executed
  • murdered
  • nonviable
  • life
  • vitality
  • cold
  • exsanguinous
  • exanimate

Antonyms

  • spirited
  • inactiveness
  • spiritless
  • inanimateness

Etymology

  • ded (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. dead

noun. ['ˈdɛd'] people who are no longer living.

Synonyms

  • decedent
  • people
  • dead soul
  • deceased person
  • deceased
  • dead person
  • departed

Antonyms

  • death
  • ill health
  • warm
  • unfrozen

Etymology

  • ded (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. dead

adjective. ['ˈdɛd'] not showing characteristics of life especially the capacity to sustain life; no longer exerting force or having energy or heat.

Synonyms

  • out of play
  • extinct
  • lifeless

Antonyms

  • live
  • inactivity
  • animate
  • future

Etymology

  • ded (Middle English (1100-1500))
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