Antonyms
Etymology

1. dorsal

adjective. ['ˈdɔrsəl'] facing away from the axis of an organ or organism.

Antonyms

  • ventral

Etymology

  • dorsalis (Latin)
  • dorsum (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Dorsal Fin

  • verduin
  • kyoung-min
  • yan-bin
  • wherein
  • violin
  • vanryn
  • mcquinn
  • mcminn
  • mclinn
  • mclin
  • mcglynn
  • mcglinn
  • glavine
  • eldwin
  • chang-hsin
  • chagrin
  • bongjin
  • yalin
  • within
  • therein
  • o'quinn
  • oguinn
  • o'guinn
  • oflynn
  • o'flynn
  • mcguinn
  • mcginn
  • levin
  • laminne
  • kaylynn

Example sentences of the word dorsal-fin


1. Noun Phrase
Insert the hook through the back of the mud minnow just in front of the dorsal fin.

2. Noun Phrase
Grab the dorsal fin of the dolphin for a tow ride back to shore.

3. Noun Phrase
He has bright yellow spots on his dorsal fin and tail.

4. Noun Phrase
On the back of most dolphins is a dorsal fin.

2. fin

noun. ['ˈfɪn'] a stabilizer on a ship that resembles the fin of a fish.

Synonyms

  • vane
  • stabilizer
  • ship

Antonyms

  • subtract
  • majority
  • minority
  • ground

Etymology

  • fin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • פֿינף (Yiddish)
  • fimf (Old High German (ca. 750-1050))

3. fin

noun. ['ˈfɪn'] one of a set of parallel slats in a door or window to admit air and reject rain.

Synonyms

  • louver
  • spline
  • louvre
  • jalousie

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • stay in place
  • open
  • get off

Etymology

  • fin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • פֿינף (Yiddish)
  • fimf (Old High German (ca. 750-1050))

4. fin

noun. ['ˈfɪn'] the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one.

Synonyms

  • five
  • quint
  • quintuplet
  • Phoebe
  • quintet
  • digit
  • cinque
  • fivesome
  • figure
  • 5
  • pentad
  • Little Phoebe

Antonyms

  • overdress
  • differ
  • disagree
  • fall short of

Etymology

  • fin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • פֿינף (Yiddish)
  • fimf (Old High German (ca. 750-1050))

5. fin

verb. ['ˈfɪn'] show the fins above the water while swimming.

Synonyms

  • swim

Antonyms

  • unhealthy
  • ill

Etymology

  • fin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • פֿינף (Yiddish)
  • fimf (Old High German (ca. 750-1050))

6. fin

noun. ['ˈfɪn'] organ of locomotion and balance in fishes and some other aquatic animals.

Synonyms

  • appendage
  • ventral fin
  • pelvic fin
  • tail fin
  • fish
  • dorsal fin
  • member
  • extremity
  • caudal fin
  • ray

Antonyms

  • divide
  • multiply
  • integrate
  • differentiate

Etymology

  • fin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • פֿינף (Yiddish)
  • fimf (Old High German (ca. 750-1050))

7. fin

noun. ['ˈfɪn'] one of a pair of decorations projecting above the rear fenders of an automobile.

Synonyms

  • auto
  • car
  • motorcar
  • ornament
  • automobile
  • machine
  • tailfin
  • ornamentation
  • decoration

Antonyms

  • fire
  • defuse
  • unmuzzle
  • underdress

Etymology

  • fin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • פֿינף (Yiddish)
  • fimf (Old High German (ca. 750-1050))

8. fin

noun. ['ˈfɪn'] a shoe for swimming; the paddle-like front is an aid in swimming (especially underwater).

Synonyms

  • flipper

Antonyms

  • homocercal fin
  • nonmember

Etymology

  • fin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • פֿינף (Yiddish)
  • fimf (Old High German (ca. 750-1050))

9. fin

verb. ['ˈfɪn'] propel oneself through the water in a finning motion.

Antonyms

  • unsound

Etymology

  • fin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • פֿינף (Yiddish)
  • fimf (Old High German (ca. 750-1050))

10. fin

verb. ['ˈfɪn'] equip (a car) with fins.

Synonyms

  • fit out
  • fit
  • equip

Antonyms

  • unready
  • inactivity
  • disable
  • sink

Etymology

  • fin (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fin (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • פֿינף (Yiddish)
  • fimf (Old High German (ca. 750-1050))
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