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1. accent

noun. ['əkˈsɛnt, ˈækˌsɛnt'] distinctive manner of oral expression.

Synonyms

  • speech pattern
  • pronunciation

Antonyms

  • background
  • play down
  • unbalance

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Words that Rhyme with Grave Accent

How do you pronounce grave accent?

Pronounce grave accent as greɪv ˈækˌsɛnt.

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Example sentences of the word grave-accent


1. Noun Phrase
(These are grave accents.)

2. Noun Phrase
(These are grave accents.)

3. Noun Phrase
Type a grave accent, which is usually located just above the Tab key on your keyboard.

2. accent

noun. ['əkˈsɛnt, ˈækˌsɛnt'] special importance or significance.

Synonyms

  • stress
  • focus
  • grandness
  • importance

Antonyms

  • take away
  • noncritical
  • unimportant
  • frivolous

3. accent

noun. ['əkˈsɛnt, ˈækˌsɛnt'] the relative prominence of a syllable or musical note (especially with regard to stress or pitch).

Synonyms

  • stress
  • prosody
  • word accent
  • sentence stress
  • accentuation
  • tonic accent
  • word stress
  • pitch accent
  • inflection

Antonyms

  • disprove
  • affirm
  • contraindicate
  • disappear

4. accent

noun. ['əkˈsɛnt, ˈækˌsɛnt'] the usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people.

Synonyms

  • idiom
  • patois
  • non-standard speech
  • dialect

Antonyms

  • end
  • keep quiet
  • hold
  • pack

5. grave

noun. ['ˈgreɪv'] a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone).

Synonyms

  • sepulchre
  • tombstone
  • place
  • topographic point
  • tomb
  • burial chamber
  • spot
  • headstone
  • gravestone
  • mastabah
  • sepulture
  • mastaba

Antonyms

  • superscript
  • subscript
  • lowercase
  • irresponsibility

Etymology

  • grave (French)
  • gravis (Latin)
  • grave (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • graven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • grafan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. grave

noun. ['ˈgreɪv'] death of a person.

Synonyms

  • dying
  • death

Antonyms

  • discharge
  • decode
  • hide

Etymology

  • grave (French)
  • gravis (Latin)
  • grave (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • graven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • grafan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. grave

adjective. ['ˈgreɪv'] dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises.

Synonyms

  • sober
  • serious
  • sedate

Antonyms

  • divest
  • clean
  • stay
  • soothe

Etymology

  • grave (French)
  • gravis (Latin)
  • grave (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • graven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • grafan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. grave

adjective. ['ˈgreɪv'] causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm.

Synonyms

  • serious
  • dangerous
  • life-threatening
  • critical
  • grievous

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • deglycerolize
  • front
  • back

Etymology

  • grave (French)
  • gravis (Latin)
  • grave (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • graven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • grafan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. grave

noun. ['ˈgreɪv'] a mark (`) placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation.

Synonyms

  • accent mark
  • grave accent

Antonyms

  • unthoughtfulness
  • juvenile
  • disrepute

Etymology

  • grave (French)
  • gravis (Latin)
  • grave (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • graven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • grafan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. grave

verb. ['ˈgreɪv'] carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface.

Synonyms

  • scratch
  • engrave
  • chip at
  • character
  • inscribe
  • etch

Antonyms

  • mild
  • weak
  • indulgent
  • good

Etymology

  • grave (French)
  • gravis (Latin)
  • grave (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • graven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • grafan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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