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1. elephant

noun. ['ˈɛləfənt'] five-toed pachyderm.

Synonyms

  • gomphothere
  • proboscis
  • proboscidian
  • trunk
  • African elephant
  • family Elephantidae
  • Indian elephant
  • rogue elephant
  • Loxodonta africana
  • mammoth
  • pachyderm
  • tusk
  • Elephantidae
  • Elephas maximus

Antonyms

  • little

Etymology

  • elefant (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Elephant Seal

  • pospisil
  • mendivil
  • automobile
  • zavadil
  • villarreal
  • villamil
  • vandriel
  • becerril
  • vantil
  • vanheel
  • puerile
  • pierceall
  • mczeal
  • mcniel
  • mcneill
  • mcneil
  • mcneel
  • mcneal
  • mcgreal
  • mcdeal
  • macneill
  • macneil
  • macneal
  • jabril
  • genteel
  • corniel
  • corneal
  • congeal
  • conceal
  • braziel

Example sentences of the word elephant-seal


1. Noun Phrase
In some animal societies such as elephant seal populations, certain males never get a chance to mate.

2. Noun Phrase
A highlight will be seeing the elephant seal rookery--the term for their nesting area.

3. Noun Phrase
In practice, elephant seals only charge if vocalizations and posturing do not scare off their rival.

4. Noun Phrase
Once heavily hunted for its blubber, the northern elephant seal was nearly extinct in the 1800s.

2. elephant

noun. ['ˈɛləfənt'] the symbol of the Republican Party; introduced in cartoons by Thomas Nast in 1874.

Synonyms

  • allegory

Etymology

  • elefant (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. seal

noun. ['ˈsiːl'] fastener consisting of a resinous composition that is plastic when warm; used for sealing documents and parcels and letters.

Synonyms

  • lac
  • fixing
  • fastening
  • holdfast
  • fastener

Antonyms

  • unpack
  • empty
  • disarrange
  • decompress

Etymology

  • sele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sæl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sælan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. seal

verb. ['ˈsiːl'] make tight; secure against leakage.

Synonyms

  • waterproof
  • calk
  • seal off
  • reseal
  • close
  • pack
  • shut

Antonyms

  • break
  • winterize
  • summerize
  • uncork

Etymology

  • sele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sæl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sælan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. seal

verb. ['ˈsiːl'] decide irrevocably.

Synonyms

  • determine
  • make up one's mind

Antonyms

  • unrighteousness
  • unwire
  • unlock

Etymology

  • sele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sæl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sælan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. seal

verb. ['ˈsiːl'] close with or as if with a seal.

Synonyms

  • secure
  • fasten
  • close
  • fill up
  • seal off

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • unbutton
  • detach
  • worsen

Etymology

  • sele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sæl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sælan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. seal

noun. ['ˈsiːl'] a device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents.

Synonyms

  • handstamp
  • cachet
  • device
  • signet
  • great seal
  • bulla
  • stamp

Antonyms

  • communicative
  • generous
  • start
  • ventilated

Etymology

  • sele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sæl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sælan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. seal

noun. ['ˈsiːl'] a stamp affixed to a document (as to attest to its authenticity or to seal it).

Synonyms

  • impression

Antonyms

  • disesteem
  • dishonor

Etymology

  • sele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sæl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sælan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. seal

noun. ['ˈsiːl'] fastener that provides a tight and perfect closure.

Synonyms

  • break seal
  • piston ring
  • washer
  • fastening
  • gasket
  • holdfast
  • fastener

Antonyms

  • disjoin
  • inaccurate
  • unequal
  • unconfined

Etymology

  • sele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sæl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sælan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. SEAL

noun. a member of a Naval Special Warfare unit who is trained for unconventional warfare.

Synonyms

  • bluejacket
  • Naval Special Warfare
  • sailor
  • NSW
  • Navy SEAL
  • navy man
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