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1. line

noun. ['ˈlaɪn'] a formation of people or things one beside another.

Synonyms

  • formation
  • rank
  • chorus line
  • rivet line
  • lineup
  • chorus
  • row
  • diagonal

Antonyms

  • inwardness
  • exterior
  • marginality
  • centrality

Etymology

  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • line (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. duty

noun. ['ˈduːti, dˈjuːti'] the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty"- John D.Rockefeller Jr.

Synonyms

  • line of duty
  • safekeeping
  • demand
  • guardianship
  • prerequisite
  • burden of proof
  • keeping
  • requirement
  • legal duty
  • moral obligation
  • white man's burden
  • social control
  • responsibility
  • incumbency
  • obligation
  • civic duty
  • noblesse oblige
  • filial duty
  • imperative
  • civic responsibility

Antonyms

  • nonconformity
  • noncompliance
  • inessential
  • demobilization

Etymology

  • duete (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deu (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. line

noun. ['ˈlaɪn'] a mark that is long relative to its width.

Synonyms

  • graduation
  • ledger line
  • isometric line
  • staff line
  • trend line
  • cross hair
  • curlicue
  • isometric
  • seriph
  • ascender
  • shaft
  • cross wire
  • squiggle
  • dotted line
  • descender
  • leger line
  • mark
  • spectrum line
  • print
  • hairline
  • serif
  • bar line

Antonyms

  • disequilibrium
  • acceptance
  • equilibrium
  • inclusion

Etymology

  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • line (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. duty

noun. ['ˈduːti, dˈjuːti'] work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons.

Synonyms

  • duty assignment
  • task
  • part
  • chore
  • work
  • office
  • assignment
  • function
  • role

Antonyms

  • divest
  • fire
  • obviate
  • supply

Etymology

  • duete (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deu (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. line

noun. ['ˈlaɪn'] a formation of people or things one behind another.

Synonyms

  • trap line
  • formation
  • line of march
  • queue
  • file
  • conga line
  • picket line
  • single file
  • waiting line
  • diagonal
  • line of succession

Antonyms

  • inner
  • posteriority
  • outer
  • outwardness

Etymology

  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • line (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. line

noun. ['ˈlaɪn'] a single frequency (or very narrow band) of radiation in a spectrum.

Synonyms

  • electromagnetic spectrum
  • nonparticulate radiation
  • electromagnetic wave

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • urban
  • away game
  • home game

Etymology

  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • line (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. line

noun. ['ˈlaɪn'] a length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point.

Synonyms

  • edge
  • geodesic line
  • shape
  • curved shape
  • center line
  • centerline
  • curve
  • boundary
  • perimeter
  • geodesic
  • straight line
  • form

Antonyms

  • straight line
  • unfold
  • disjoin
  • highland

Etymology

  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • line (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. line

noun. ['ˈlaɪn'] a course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating a truth or falsehood; the methodical process of logical reasoning.

Synonyms

  • argument
  • abstract thought
  • argumentation
  • line of reasoning
  • policy
  • logical argument
  • casuistry
  • line of inquiry
  • reasoning
  • line of questioning

Antonyms

  • sell
  • discontinuance
  • assembly
  • discontinuation

Etymology

  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • line (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. line

noun. ['ˈlaɪn'] a fortified position (especially one marking the most forward position of troops).

Synonyms

  • front line
  • firing line
  • military position
  • front
  • position
  • line of battle
  • battlefront

Antonyms

  • upgrade
  • downgrade
  • embark
  • leave

Etymology

  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • line (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. line

noun. ['ˈlaɪn'] text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen.

Synonyms

  • by-line
  • verse line
  • words
  • dateline
  • missive
  • laugh line
  • orphan
  • credit line
  • head
  • text
  • gag line
  • line of verse
  • sound bite
  • bottom line
  • verse
  • stanza
  • opening line
  • actor's line
  • tag line
  • header
  • heading
  • line of poetry
  • speech
  • textual matter
  • punch line

Antonyms

  • liability
  • weak point
  • idle
  • fail

Etymology

  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • lin (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • line (Middle English (1100-1500))
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