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1. era

noun. ['ˈɛrə, ˈɪrə'] a period marked by distinctive character or reckoned from a fixed point or event.

Synonyms

  • historic period
  • modern era
  • day
  • epoch
  • period of time
  • period
  • time period

Antonyms

  • majority
  • minority
  • rejuvenate
  • day

Etymology

  • aera (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Era

  • salvatierra
  • altamira
  • valtierra
  • palmira
  • baltierra
  • shapira
  • semira
  • saphira
  • sadira
  • rovira
  • mbira
  • madeira
  • indira
  • chavira
  • ancira
  • almira
  • aguirra
  • taira
  • spira
  • vierra
  • shirah
  • shira
  • mirra
  • mira
  • lire
  • lira

How do you pronounce era?

Pronounce era as ˈɪrə.

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Example sentences of the word era


1. Noun, singular or mass
Host a dance that highlights a certain era such as a 1950s-style dance.

Quotes containing the word era


1. I like tricks; I like to dazzle. Dribbling and leaving your opponent on his backside is what life is for. If I achieve what I want to, then I'll mark a distinct era in football. I'm the Che Guevara of modern soccer.
- Sergio Aguero

2. Each and every master, regardless of the era or the place, heard the call and attained harmony with heaven and earth. There are many paths leading to the top of Mount Fuji, but there is only one summit - love.
- Morihei Ueshiba

3. 'Summer of Love: Art of the Psychedelic Era,' the Whitney Museum's 40th-anniversary trip down counterculture memory lane, provides moments of buzzy fun, but it'll leave you only comfortably numb. For starters, it may be the whitest, straightest, most conservative show seen in a New York museum since psychedelia was new.
- Jerry Saltz

2. ERA

noun. (baseball) a measure of a pitcher's effectiveness; calculated as the average number of earned runs allowed by the pitcher for every nine innings pitched.

Synonyms

  • measure
  • earned run average
  • standard
  • criterion

Antonyms

  • standard
  • nonstandard
  • criticize
  • unorthodox

3. era

noun. ['ˈɛrə, ˈɪrə'] a major division of geological time; an era is usually divided into two or more periods.

Synonyms

  • aeon
  • geological era
  • geologic time
  • eon
  • period
  • geological time

Antonyms

  • immature
  • oldness
  • mature
  • old

Etymology

  • aera (Latin)
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