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1. removal

noun. ['rɪˈmuːvəl'] the act of removing.

Synonyms

  • decontamination
  • deletion
  • riddance
  • abscission
  • disembowelment
  • elimination
  • rinse
  • separation
  • dislodgement
  • dislodgment
  • stripping
  • skimming
  • husking
  • voidance
  • rinsing
  • withdrawal
  • baring
  • remotion
  • dermabrasion
  • evisceration
  • abstraction
  • emptying
  • evacuation
  • cutting off
  • autotomy
  • extraction
  • denudation

Antonyms

  • association
  • integration
  • misconception
  • hire

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • remove (English)
  • remeven (Middle English (1100-1500))

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  • disapproval
  • approval
  • yuval
  • nouvel

2. removal

noun. ['rɪˈmuːvəl'] dismissal from office.

Synonyms

  • release
  • sacking
  • dismission
  • purge
  • firing
  • discharge
  • dismissal
  • liberation

Antonyms

  • union
  • connectedness
  • joint
  • continuity

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • remove (English)
  • remeven (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. nail

verb. ['ˈneɪl'] attach something somewhere by means of nails.

Antonyms

  • activeness

Etymology

  • nægel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • næglan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. nail

noun. ['ˈneɪl'] horny plate covering and protecting part of the dorsal surface of the digits.

Synonyms

  • lunula
  • integumentary system
  • toenail
  • fingernail
  • matrix
  • unguis
  • horny structure
  • lunule
  • half-moon
  • dactyl

Antonyms

  • follow
  • rear
  • reverse
  • tail

Etymology

  • nægel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • næglan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. nail

noun. ['ˈneɪl'] a thin pointed piece of metal that is hammered into materials as a fastener.

Synonyms

  • brad
  • nailhead
  • tack
  • stub nail
  • fastener
  • fourpenny nail
  • eightpenny nail
  • fixing
  • head
  • sixpenny nail
  • clout nail
  • clout
  • holdfast
  • spike
  • clinch
  • fastening
  • doornail
  • hobnail
  • stem
  • staple
  • shank

Antonyms

  • disassemble
  • disjoin
  • undock
  • follower

Etymology

  • nægel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • næglan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. nail

verb. ['ˈneɪl'] take into custody.

Synonyms

  • seize
  • nab
  • cop
  • clutch
  • collar
  • apprehend
  • arrest
  • pick up

Antonyms

  • unclasp
  • give
  • activity
  • action

Etymology

  • nægel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • næglan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. nail

verb. ['ˈneɪl'] hit hard.

Synonyms

  • blast
  • smash
  • hit

Antonyms

  • repel
  • start
  • depress
  • lower

Etymology

  • nægel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • næglan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. nail

noun. ['ˈneɪl'] a former unit of length for cloth equal to 1/16 of a yard.

Synonyms

  • linear unit

Antonyms

  • disadvantage
  • fall

Etymology

  • nægel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • næglan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. nail

verb. ['ˈneɪl'] succeed in obtaining a position.

Synonyms

  • deliver the goods
  • bring home the bacon
  • nail down
  • win
  • peg
  • succeed

Antonyms

  • be born
  • survive
  • forbid
  • invalidate

Etymology

  • nægel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • næglan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. nail

verb. ['ˈneɪl'] succeed at easily.

Synonyms

  • ace
  • pass
  • sweep through
  • make it
  • breeze through
  • pass with flying colors

Antonyms

  • keep down
  • dematerialize
  • dematerialise
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • nægel (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • næglan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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