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1. minute

noun. ['ˈmɪnət, maɪˈnuːt, maɪnˈjuːt'] a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour.

Synonyms

  • hour
  • unit of time
  • hr
  • second
  • sec
  • min
  • time unit
  • s

Antonyms

  • dullness
  • disappear
  • hide
  • uncover

Etymology

  • minut (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • minuta (Latin)
  • minute (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • minutus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Minute

  • disrepute
  • subacute
  • undilute
  • grassroot
  • dispute
  • compute
  • absolut
  • zoot-suit
  • repute
  • refute
  • recruit
  • permute
  • impute
  • degroote
  • commute
  • uproot
  • stroot
  • salute
  • reroute
  • pursuit
  • pollute
  • macoute
  • hirsute
  • enroute
  • dilute
  • caillouet
  • cahouet
  • cahoot
  • beirut
  • bebout

Example sentences of the word minute


1. Noun, singular or mass
Give them one minute to study the items on the table.

Quotes containing the word minute


1. For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

2. I hope everyone that is reading this is having a really good day. And if you are not, just know that in every new minute that passes you have an opportunity to change that.
- Gillian Anderson

3. Most people give up just when they're about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game one foot from a winning touchdown.
- Ross Perot

2. last-minute

adjective. ['ˌlæˈsmɪnət'] just before a deadline; at the last minute.

Antonyms

  • prompt

3. ampere-minute

noun. a unit of charge equal to 60 coulombs.

Synonyms

  • quantity unit
  • ampere-second
  • charge unit
  • coulomb
  • ampere-hour

4. minute

noun. ['ˈmɪnət, maɪˈnuːt, maɪnˈjuːt'] an indefinitely short time.

Synonyms

  • blink of an eye
  • bit
  • instant
  • split second
  • mo
  • second
  • wink
  • moment
  • heartbeat
  • jiffy
  • trice
  • twinkling
  • time
  • flash

Antonyms

  • break
  • irrelevance
  • unpointedness
  • begin

Etymology

  • minut (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • minuta (Latin)
  • minute (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • minutus (Latin)

5. minute

adjective. ['ˈmɪnət, maɪˈnuːt, maɪnˈjuːt'] infinitely or immeasurably small.

Synonyms

  • infinitesimal
  • little

Antonyms

  • large
  • future
  • past

Etymology

  • minut (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • minuta (Latin)
  • minute (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • minutus (Latin)

6. minute

noun. ['ˈmɪnət, maɪˈnuːt, maɪnˈjuːt'] a particular point in time.

Synonyms

  • point
  • last minute
  • pinpoint
  • instant
  • second
  • point in time
  • moment of truth
  • moment
  • psychological moment
  • climax
  • culmination
  • time

Antonyms

  • node
  • middle
  • end
  • beginning

Etymology

  • minut (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • minuta (Latin)
  • minute (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • minutus (Latin)

7. minute

adjective. ['ˈmɪnət, maɪˈnuːt, maɪnˈjuːt'] characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination.

Synonyms

  • narrow

Antonyms

  • beseeching
  • slow

Etymology

  • minut (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • minuta (Latin)
  • minute (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • minutus (Latin)

8. minute

noun. ['ˈmɪnət, maɪˈnuːt, maɪnˈjuːt'] a unit of angular distance equal to a 60th of a degree.

Synonyms

  • arcsecond
  • minute of arc
  • arcdegree
  • second
  • arcminute
  • degree

Antonyms

  • dull
  • postmeridian
  • antemeridian
  • linger

Etymology

  • minut (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • minuta (Latin)
  • minute (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • minutus (Latin)

9. minute

noun. ['ˈmɪnət, maɪˈnuːt, maɪnˈjuːt'] distance measured by the time taken to cover it.

Synonyms

  • hour

Antonyms

  • disagreement
  • former

Etymology

  • minut (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • minuta (Latin)
  • minute (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • minutus (Latin)

10. minute

noun. ['ˈmɪnət, maɪˈnuːt, maɪnˈjuːt'] a short note.

Antonyms

  • inconsequence

Etymology

  • minut (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • minuta (Latin)
  • minute (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • minutus (Latin)
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