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1. planet

noun. ['ˈplænət'] (astronomy) any of the nine large celestial bodies in the solar system that revolve around the sun and shine by reflected light; Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto in order of their proximity to the sun; viewed from the constellation Hercules, all the planets rotate around the sun in a counterclockwise direction.

Synonyms

  • Phosphorus
  • Lucifer
  • Jovian planet
  • heavenly body
  • major planet
  • morning star
  • celestial body
  • superior planet
  • terrestrial planet
  • biosphere
  • inferior planet
  • solar system
  • gas giant
  • outer planet

Antonyms

  • inner
  • superior
  • commander
  • someone

Etymology

  • planete (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • planeta (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Minor Planet

  • granite
  • granat
  • manatt
  • janet

2. planet

noun. ['ˈplænət'] a person who follows or serves another.

Synonyms

  • follower

Antonyms

  • spearhead
  • patrician

Etymology

  • planete (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • planeta (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. planet

noun. ['ˈplænət'] any celestial body (other than comets or satellites) that revolves around a star.

Synonyms

  • celestial body

Antonyms

  • bellwether
  • misleader

Etymology

  • planete (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • planeta (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. minor

adjective. ['ˈmaɪnɝ'] of lesser importance or stature or rank.

Synonyms

  • secondary
  • insignificant

Antonyms

  • ancestor
  • wise
  • serious

Etymology

  • minor (Latin)

5. minor

noun. ['ˈmaɪnɝ'] a young person of either sex.

Synonyms

  • piccaninny
  • sprog
  • juvenile person
  • preschooler
  • kiddy
  • nestling
  • changeling
  • bairn
  • poster child
  • kindergartener
  • monkey
  • kid
  • scallywag
  • orphan
  • urchin
  • fry
  • child prodigy
  • tyke
  • picaninny
  • bambino
  • waif
  • kindergartner
  • small fry
  • foster child
  • tiddler
  • tike
  • rascal
  • pickaninny
  • peanut
  • child's body
  • child
  • silly
  • infant prodigy
  • juvenile
  • street child
  • shaver
  • fosterling
  • wonder child
  • rapscallion
  • youngster
  • nipper
  • scamp
  • toddler
  • tot
  • buster
  • foster-child
  • scalawag
  • yearling

Antonyms

  • woman
  • big
  • large
  • superior

Etymology

  • minor (Latin)

6. minor

adjective. ['ˈmaɪnɝ'] inferior in number or size or amount.

Antonyms

  • majority

Etymology

  • minor (Latin)

7. minor

adjective. ['ˈmaɪnɝ'] not of legal age.

Synonyms

  • underage

Antonyms

  • good person
  • cool

Etymology

  • minor (Latin)

8. minor

adjective. ['ˈmaɪnɝ'] limited in size or scope.

Synonyms

  • pocket-size
  • small
  • modest
  • limited
  • pocket-sized

Antonyms

  • idle
  • male offspring
  • female offspring
  • parent

Etymology

  • minor (Latin)

9. minor

adjective. ['ˈmaɪnɝ'] of the younger of two boys with the same family name.

Antonyms

  • mature

Etymology

  • minor (Latin)

10. minor

adjective. ['ˈmaɪnɝ'] warranting only temporal punishment.

Synonyms

  • pardonable

Antonyms

  • clearheaded
  • dignified

Etymology

  • minor (Latin)

Example sentences of the word minor-planet


1. Noun Phrase
Between Mars and Jupiter lies the asteroid belt, a well-clustered ring of orbiting material that includes some 750,000 so-called minor planets.

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