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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 Lime

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

Sentences with lime


1. Noun, singular or mass
Add the lemon or lime juice, one teaspoon at a time, to the sauce while whisking continuously.

2. Adjective
Wash the affected areas with chlorinated lime water and follow the directions on the package very carefully.

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. lime

noun. ['ˈlaɪm'] the green acidic fruit of any of various lime trees.

Synonyms

  • citrous fruit
  • citrus
  • citrus fruit
  • lime tree
  • Citrus aurantifolia

Antonyms

  • fold
  • cross
  • contract
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • lim (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. lime

noun. ['ˈlaɪm'] any of various related trees bearing limes.

Synonyms

  • citrus
  • lime tree
  • citrus tree
  • Citrus aurantifolia

Antonyms

  • unextended
  • unprepared
  • unmask
  • artifact

Etymology

  • lim (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. lime

noun. ['ˈlaɪm'] a sticky adhesive that is smeared on small branches to capture small birds.

Synonyms

  • birdlime
  • adhesive material
  • adhesive

Antonyms

  • exclude
  • arise
  • show
  • fall short of

Etymology

  • lim (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. lime

noun. ['ˈlaɪm'] a caustic substance produced by heating limestone.

Synonyms

  • calcium hydroxide
  • slaked lime
  • lime hydrate
  • hydrated oxide
  • hydrated lime
  • calcium hydrate
  • hydroxide

Antonyms

  • bring out
  • unfold
  • expose
  • undrape

Etymology

  • lim (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. lime

verb. ['ˈlaɪm'] cover with lime so as to induce growth.

Antonyms

  • undo

Etymology

  • lim (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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