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1. lance

noun. ['ˈlæns'] a long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon.

Synonyms

  • barb
  • shaft
  • trident
  • spearhead
  • spearpoint
  • weapon
  • spear
  • assagai
  • spear-point
  • javelin
  • assegai
  • arm

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • avoid
  • unharness
  • outspan

Etymology

  • lance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • lancea (Latin)

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Rhymes with Lance

  • underfinance
  • refinance
  • pomeranz
  • pomerance
  • lafrance
  • expanse
  • alamance
  • romance
  • perchance
  • mccance
  • finance
  • enhance
  • askance
  • advance
  • trance
  • stance
  • schranz
  • prance
  • france
  • duran's
  • crance
  • vance
  • schanz
  • rance
  • nance
  • mance
  • hance
  • dance
  • chance
  • anse

How do you pronounce lance?

Pronounce lance as læns.

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Sentences with lance


1. Verb, base form
To lance, insert a sterilized needle into the whitehead.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Underneath the piercing lance fits a sealing washer that rests between the pipe and valve which stops leaks.

Quotes about lance


1. If you look at anyone who has achieved great success and wealth, people like Warren Buffett, Oprah Winfrey, or Lance Armstrong, they have all focused intensely in order to win.
- Robert Kiyosaki

2. Some day soon,"Lance said, "you'll walk out of here and have to decide how you're going to live the rest of your lives. Will you be defined by what other people see, or by the essence of your soul?
- Andrew Davidson

2. free-lance

adjective. working for yourself.

Synonyms

  • freelance

Antonyms

  • joint
  • dependent

3. free-lance

adjective. serving for wages in a foreign army.

Synonyms

  • freelance
  • paid

Antonyms

  • unfree
  • partisan
  • employer

4. free-lance

noun. a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them.

Synonyms

  • freelance
  • independent
  • free lance
  • freelancer
  • worker

Antonyms

  • unworldly
  • noncommercial
  • unprofitable
  • nonprofessional

5. lance-shaped

adjective. shaped like a lance.

Antonyms

  • amorphous

6. lance

noun. ['ˈlæns'] a surgical knife with a pointed double-edged blade; used for punctures and small incisions.

Synonyms

  • surgical knife

Antonyms

  • dissuasion
  • disarm

Etymology

  • lance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • lancea (Latin)

7. lance

noun. ['ˈlæns'] an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish.

Synonyms

  • implement
  • fishing rig
  • rig
  • gig
  • fishing gear
  • spear
  • fishing tackle
  • leister
  • fishgig
  • fizgig
  • tackle

Antonyms

  • descend
  • linger
  • recede
  • ride

Etymology

  • lance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • lancea (Latin)

8. lance

verb. ['ˈlæns'] open by piercing with a lancet.

Synonyms

  • open

Antonyms

  • follow
  • fall

Etymology

  • lance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • lancea (Latin)

9. lance

verb. ['ˈlæns'] pierce with a lance, as in a knights' fight.

Synonyms

  • thrust

Antonyms

  • go
  • rise

Etymology

  • lance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • lancea (Latin)

10. lance

verb. ['ˈlæns'] move quickly, as if by cutting one's way.

Synonyms

  • go
  • locomote
  • travel

Antonyms

  • precede
  • advance
  • rush
  • converge

Etymology

  • lance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • lancea (Latin)
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