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1. principle

noun. ['ˈprɪnsəpəl'] a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct.

Synonyms

  • generalisation
  • yang
  • yin
  • generality
  • pillar
  • rule
  • feng shui

Antonyms

  • yin
  • black
  • light
  • white

Etymology

  • principe (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • principium (Latin)

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Rhymes with Life Principle

  • subprincipal
  • principal

2. principle

noun. ['ˈprɪnsəpəl'] a rule or standard especially of good behavior.

Synonyms

  • accounting principle
  • chivalry
  • moral principle
  • value orientation
  • value
  • legal principle
  • judicial principle
  • scruple
  • judicial doctrine
  • value-system
  • Hellenism
  • ethic
  • accounting standard

Antonyms

  • dark
  • underestimate
  • undervalue
  • overestimate

Etymology

  • principe (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • principium (Latin)

3. principle

noun. ['ˈprɪnsəpəl'] a basic truth or law or assumption.

Synonyms

  • basics
  • pleasure-unpleasure principle
  • bedrock
  • insurrectionism
  • dictate
  • fundamental principle
  • basic principle
  • Tao
  • fundamentals
  • conservation
  • natural law
  • pleasure principle
  • pleasure-pain principle
  • law
  • reality principle

Antonyms

  • reality principle
  • importance
  • unimportance
  • worthlessness

Etymology

  • principe (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • principium (Latin)

4. life

noun. ['ˈlaɪf'] the experience of being alive; the course of human events and activities.

Synonyms

  • experience

Antonyms

  • strength
  • heaviness

Etymology

  • lif (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. life

noun. ['ˈlaɪf'] a characteristic state or mode of living.

Synonyms

  • existence
  • being
  • ghetto

Antonyms

  • nonexistence
  • youngness
  • majority
  • minority

Etymology

  • lif (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. life

noun. ['ˈlaɪf'] the course of existence of an individual; the actions and events that occur in living.

Synonyms

  • beingness
  • being

Antonyms

  • nonexistence
  • oldness
  • mature

Etymology

  • lif (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. life

noun. ['ˈlaɪf'] the condition of living or the state of being alive.

Synonyms

  • alive
  • live
  • animation
  • beingness
  • survival
  • existence
  • life eternal
  • aliveness
  • being
  • eternal life
  • living
  • skin
  • dead

Antonyms

  • dead
  • nonexistence
  • alive
  • old

Etymology

  • lif (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. life

noun. ['ˈlaɪf'] the period during which something is functional (as between birth and death).

Synonyms

  • dying
  • birth
  • life-time
  • afterlife
  • demise
  • lifetime
  • eld
  • lifespan
  • hereafter
  • time of life
  • period of time
  • period
  • time period
  • death

Antonyms

  • death
  • rejuvenate
  • middle
  • beginning

Etymology

  • lif (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. life

noun. ['ˈlaɪf'] the period between birth and the present time.

Synonyms

  • period of time
  • period
  • time period

Antonyms

  • uneager
  • end
  • stillbirth
  • past

Etymology

  • lif (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. life

noun. ['ˈlaɪf'] a living person.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • happiness
  • courage
  • cowardice
  • deaden

Etymology

  • lif (Middle English (1100-1500))
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