Synonyms

1. fossil

noun. ['ˈfɑːsəl'] the remains (or an impression) of a plant or animal that existed in a past geological age and that has been excavated from the soil.

Synonyms

  • index fossil
  • ammonite
  • microfossil
  • belemnite
  • ammonoid
  • remains
  • fucoid
  • guide fossil

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Words that Rhyme with Index Fossil

  • microfossil
  • colossal
  • trostle
  • stossel
  • apostle
  • vasile
  • rossell
  • postle
  • possehl
  • jostle
  • fossel
  • docile
  • basile

Example sentences of the word index-fossil


1. Noun Phrase
Ammonites are the best-known index fossils.

2. fossil

noun. ['ˈfɑːsəl'] someone whose style is out of fashion.

Synonyms

  • old person
  • fogy
  • oldster
  • fogey
  • golden ager
  • senior citizen

3. index

noun. ['ˈɪndɛks'] a numerical scale used to compare variables with one another or with some reference number.

Synonyms

  • ordered series
  • margin of safety
  • safety margin
  • margin of error
  • graduated table
  • scale of measurement

Antonyms

  • nonpartisan
  • intense
  • immoderation
  • moderation

Etymology

  • index (Latin)
  • indico (Latin)

4. index

verb. ['ˈɪndɛks'] list in an index.

Synonyms

  • cross-index

Antonyms

  • dullness
  • angularity

Etymology

  • index (Latin)
  • indico (Latin)

5. index

noun. ['ˈɪndɛks'] a number or ratio (a value on a scale of measurement) derived from a series of observed facts; can reveal relative changes as a function of time.

Synonyms

  • short account
  • stock market index
  • index number
  • leading indicator
  • fact
  • body mass index
  • price index
  • BMI
  • stock index
  • business index
  • indicant
  • price level

Antonyms

  • ineffectiveness
  • unpersuasiveness
  • powerless
  • uninterestingness

Etymology

  • index (Latin)
  • indico (Latin)

6. index

noun. ['ˈɪndɛks'] a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself.

Synonyms

  • power
  • exponent
  • mathematical notation
  • degree
  • logarithm

Antonyms

  • inaptitude
  • inability
  • unable
  • incapacity

Etymology

  • index (Latin)
  • indico (Latin)

7. index

verb. ['ˈɪndɛks'] provide with an index.

Synonyms

  • provide
  • render
  • furnish

Antonyms

  • dissuade
  • disorient
  • deregulate
  • sharpness

Etymology

  • index (Latin)
  • indico (Latin)

8. index

noun. ['ˈɪndɛks'] an alphabetical listing of names and topics along with page numbers where they are discussed.

Synonyms

  • concordance
  • end matter
  • list
  • listing
  • back matter

Antonyms

  • disagreement
  • disorder
  • stand still
  • powerful

Etymology

  • index (Latin)
  • indico (Latin)

9. index

noun. ['ˈɪndɛks'] the finger next to the thumb.

Synonyms

  • forefinger
  • finger

Antonyms

  • specific
  • general
  • unreality

Etymology

  • index (Latin)
  • indico (Latin)

10. index

verb. ['ˈɪndɛks'] adjust through indexation.

Synonyms

  • influence
  • determine
  • shape
  • regulate

Antonyms

  • mild
  • high
  • dispose
  • indispose

Etymology

  • index (Latin)
  • indico (Latin)
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