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1. paragraph

noun. ['ˈpærəˌgræf, ˈpɛrəˌgræf'] one of several distinct subdivisions of a text intended to separate ideas; the beginning is usually marked by a new indented line.

Synonyms

  • piece of writing
  • textual matter
  • text
  • written material

Antonyms

  • connect
  • attach
  • stay
  • multiply

Etymology

  • paragraphe (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • paragraphus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Paragraph

  • allograph
  • autograph
  • choreograph
  • echograph
  • hectograph
  • intergraph
  • lithograph
  • mimeograph
  • monograph
  • paragraph
  • pendergraph
  • phonograph
  • photograph
  • polygraph
  • reprograph
  • riffraff
  • spectrograph
  • telegraph

How do you pronounce paragraph?

Pronounce paragraph as ˈpɛrəˌgræf.

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Sentences with paragraph


1. Noun, singular or mass
Describe some of the positives of your day care business in no more than one paragraph.

2. paragraph

verb. ['ˈpærəˌgræf, ˈpɛrəˌgræf'] write about in a paragraph.

Synonyms

  • write
  • compose
  • pen

Antonyms

  • associate
  • shared
  • joint
  • same

Etymology

  • paragraphe (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • paragraphus (Latin)

3. paragraph

verb. ['ˈpærəˌgræf, ˈpɛrəˌgræf'] divide into paragraphs, as of text.

Synonyms

  • dissever
  • split
  • split up
  • carve up
  • separate

Antonyms

  • dependent
  • integrated
  • union
  • common

Etymology

  • paragraphe (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • paragraphus (Latin)

4. paragraph

verb. ['ˈpærəˌgræf, ˈpɛrəˌgræf'] write paragraphs; work as a paragrapher.

Synonyms

  • write
  • compose
  • pen

Antonyms

  • unify
  • stand still
  • united
  • decrease

Etymology

  • paragraphe (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • paragraphus (Latin)
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