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1. input

noun. ['ˈɪnˌpʊt'] signal going into an electronic system.

Synonyms

  • input signal
  • signal
  • signaling

Antonyms

  • falsehood
  • truth
  • overstatement
  • con

Etymology

  • inputten (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Input

  • output
  • throughput

Example sentences of the word input


1. Noun, singular or mass
Communication is mainly used to provide direction to employees and to receive input on their work progress.

2. Verb, base form
Once you've entered your height into a BMI calculator, input the number of pounds you weigh.

Quotes containing the word input


1. Given her deafness, the auditory part of the brain, deprived of its usual input, had started to generate a spontaneous activity of its own, and this took the form of musical hallucinations, mostly musical memories from her earlier life. The brain needed to stay incessantly active, and if it was not getting its usual stimulation..., it would create its own stimulation in the form of hallucinations.
- Oliver Sacks, Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain

2. input

noun. ['ˈɪnˌpʊt'] a component of production; something that goes into the production of output.

Synonyms

  • constituent
  • component

Antonyms

  • unlikeness
  • original
  • exciting

Etymology

  • inputten (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. input

noun. ['ˈɪnˌpʊt'] a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information.

Synonyms

  • passing comment
  • reflection
  • reference
  • conversation stopper
  • commonplace
  • cliche
  • slam
  • bromide
  • dig
  • comment
  • wisecrack
  • gambit
  • sally
  • remark
  • platitude
  • ad-lib
  • shot
  • crack
  • banality
  • barb
  • shaft
  • rib
  • quip
  • obiter dictum
  • gibe
  • zinger
  • statement
  • reflexion
  • jibe
  • mention
  • courtesy
  • observation
  • stopper

Antonyms

  • colorless
  • inferior
  • stay
  • differ

Etymology

  • inputten (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. input

verb. ['ˈɪnˌpʊt'] enter (data or a program) into a computer.

Synonyms

  • enter
  • infix
  • insert

Antonyms

  • augmentation
  • diminution
  • incivility
  • ungraciousness

Etymology

  • inputten (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. input

noun. ['ˈɪnˌpʊt'] any stimulating information or event; acts to arouse action.

Synonyms

  • stimulus
  • discriminative stimulus
  • evocation
  • stimulant
  • negative stimulus
  • reinforcing stimulus
  • reinforcement
  • information
  • turn-on
  • positive stimulus
  • reinforcer
  • conditioned stimulus
  • cue
  • negative stimulation
  • kick
  • elicitation
  • induction
  • turnoff

Antonyms

  • defeat
  • open
  • praise
  • prepared

Etymology

  • inputten (Middle English (1100-1500))
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