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1. lime

verb. ['ˈlaɪm'] spread birdlime on branches to catch birds.

Synonyms

  • spread out
  • spread
  • scatter

Antonyms

  • unwrap
  • unclothe

Etymology

  • lim (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Key Lime

  • clothestime
  • anticrime
  • part-time
  • sublime
  • onetime
  • slime
  • prime
  • grime
  • crime
  • climb
  • time
  • thyme
  • syme
  • sime
  • seim
  • rhyme
  • mime
  • lyme
  • kime
  • hime
  • heim
  • haim
  • dime
  • chime
  • beim
  • i'm

Sentences with key-lime


1. Noun Phrase
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2. lime

noun. ['ˈlaɪm'] any of various deciduous trees of the genus Tilia with heart-shaped leaves and drooping cymose clusters of yellowish often fragrant flowers; several yield valuable timber.

Synonyms

  • small-leaved linden
  • silver linden
  • Tilia americana
  • Tilia japonica
  • Tilia cordata
  • silver lime
  • Japanese linden
  • white basswood
  • American lime
  • tree
  • American basswood
  • Japanese lime
  • linden tree
  • Tilia tomentosa
  • genus Tilia
  • basswood
  • small-leaved lime
  • linden
  • Tilia
  • lime tree
  • Tilia heterophylla

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • centralization
  • concentration
  • stand still

Etymology

  • lim (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. lime

noun. ['ˈlaɪm'] a white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide.

Synonyms

  • calcium
  • atomic number 20
  • unslaked lime
  • calx
  • burnt lime
  • Ca
  • calcium oxide
  • quicklime
  • fluxing lime
  • oxide

Antonyms

  • trot out
  • unearth
  • disclose
  • unveil

Etymology

  • lim (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. key

noun. ['ˈkiː'] metal device shaped in such a way that when it is inserted into the appropriate lock the lock's mechanism can be rotated.

Synonyms

  • bit
  • device
  • latchkey
  • ignition key
  • passkey
  • passe-partout
  • master
  • stem
  • shank

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • stay
  • close
  • stiffen

Etymology

  • keye (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. key

adjective. ['ˈkiː'] serving as an essential component.

Synonyms

  • important
  • of import
  • primal
  • cardinal
  • fundamental

Antonyms

  • strengthening
  • weakening
  • overgarment
  • veer

Etymology

  • keye (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. key

noun. ['ˈkiː'] something crucial for explaining.

Antonyms

  • derestrict

Etymology

  • keye (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. key

noun. ['ˈkiː'] pitch of the voice.

Antonyms

  • inaction

Etymology

  • keye (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. key

verb. ['ˈkiː'] identify as in botany or biology, for example.

Synonyms

  • identify
  • sort out
  • distinguish
  • separate
  • name
  • class
  • assort
  • key out
  • discover
  • sort
  • describe

Antonyms

  • unimportance
  • insignificant
  • insignificance
  • meaningless

Etymology

  • keye (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. key

noun. ['ˈkiː'] any of 24 major or minor diatonic scales that provide the tonal framework for a piece of music.

Synonyms

  • tonic key
  • tonality
  • minor key
  • home key
  • minor mode
  • major mode
  • musical notation

Antonyms

  • united
  • joint
  • same
  • dependent

Etymology

  • keye (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. key

noun. ['ˈkiː'] a coral reef off the southern coast of Florida.

Synonyms

  • Sunshine State
  • FL
  • Florida
  • Florida key
  • Everglade State
  • cay

Antonyms

  • converge
  • attached
  • connected
  • disrepute

Etymology

  • keye (Middle English (1100-1500))
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