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1. generation

noun. ['ˌdʒɛnɝˈeɪʃən'] all the people living at the same time or of approximately the same age.

Synonyms

  • people
  • coevals
  • peer group
  • youth culture

Antonyms

  • clergy
  • regulation time
  • work time
  • time off

Etymology

  • generacioun (English)
  • generacion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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2. generation

noun. ['ˌdʒɛnɝˈeɪʃən'] group of genetically related organisms constituting a single step in the line of descent.

Synonyms

  • baby-boom generation
  • baby boom
  • generation X
  • gen X
  • biological group

Antonyms

  • living
  • poor
  • dead
  • initiate

Etymology

  • generacioun (English)
  • generacion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. generation

noun. ['ˌdʒɛnɝˈeɪʃən'] the normal time between successive generations.

Synonyms

  • period
  • time period

Antonyms

  • overtime
  • uptime
  • day

Etymology

  • generacioun (English)
  • generacion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. generation

noun. ['ˌdʒɛnɝˈeɪʃən'] a coming into being.

Synonyms

  • genesis

Antonyms

  • brave
  • rich

Etymology

  • generacioun (English)
  • generacion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. generation

noun. ['ˌdʒɛnɝˈeɪʃən'] the act of producing offspring or multiplying by such production.

Synonyms

  • procreation
  • reproduction
  • multiplication
  • biogeny
  • biogenesis
  • breeding
  • propagation

Antonyms

  • decrement
  • inelegance
  • unfruitful
  • rich people

Etymology

  • generacioun (English)
  • generacion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. generation

noun. ['ˌdʒɛnɝˈeɪʃən'] a stage of technological development or innovation.

Synonyms

  • stage

Antonyms

  • middle
  • beginning

Etymology

  • generacioun (English)
  • generacion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. gap

noun. ['ˈgæp'] a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures.

Synonyms

  • disparity

Antonyms

  • inferior
  • stay

Etymology

  • gap (Old Norse)

8. gap

noun. ['ˈgæp'] an open or empty space in or between things.

Synonyms

  • chasm
  • rent
  • space
  • hole
  • foramen
  • split
  • tear
  • crevice
  • snag
  • crack
  • Ranvier's nodes
  • rip
  • pocket
  • cleft
  • Earth's surface
  • opening
  • surface
  • mouth
  • diastema
  • breach
  • hiatus
  • window
  • fissure
  • nodes of Ranvier
  • rift

Antonyms

  • subsurface
  • close up
  • whisper
  • shout

Etymology

  • gap (Old Norse)

9. gap

noun. ['ˈgæp'] a narrow opening.

Synonyms

  • spark gap
  • lacuna
  • opening
  • crack

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • uncut
  • linger
  • laugh

Etymology

  • gap (Old Norse)

10. gap

verb. ['ˈgæp'] make an opening or gap in.

Synonyms

  • breach
  • open

Antonyms

  • specify
  • keep
  • respect

Etymology

  • gap (Old Norse)

Example sentences of the word generation-gap


1. Noun Phrase
Recognizing that there is a generation gap between employees at times, encouraging employees to share information among themselves to increase company productivity can help to avoid the disadvantages and negative consequences of stereotyping older people in the workplace.

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