Antonyms

1. matter-of-course

adjective. expected or depended upon as a natural or logical outcome.

Antonyms

  • surprising

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Words that Rhyme with Particulate Matter

  • chitterchatter
  • mcphatter
  • mcfatter
  • antimatter
  • vannatter
  • vannater
  • vanatter
  • splatter
  • spatter
  • smatter
  • slatter
  • schlatter
  • scatter
  • platter
  • flatter
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  • blatter
  • vatter
  • tatter
  • tatar
  • shatter
  • satter
  • sater
  • patter
  • natter
  • mater
  • latter
  • hatter
  • fatter
  • chatter

Example sentences of the word particulate-matter


1. Noun Phrase
Sand the surface before applying and completely clean away all dust and particulate matter.

2. Noun Phrase
They also help to clear particulate matter out of the car's exhaust.

3. Noun Phrase
Dust, grass clippings and other particulate matter constantly get trapped inside the foam filter pad.

4. Noun Phrase
While some may be harmless, the EPA regulates particulate matter because many can be toxic.

2. matter-of-fact

adjective. concerned with practical matters.

Synonyms

  • practical
  • pragmatic

Antonyms

  • impracticality
  • abstract
  • unserviceable

3. particulate

noun. ['pɝˈtɪkjələt'] a small discrete mass of solid or liquid matter that remains individually dispersed in gas or liquid emissions (usually considered to be an atmospheric pollutant).

Synonyms

  • material
  • dust
  • particulate matter

Antonyms

  • conductor
  • unclog
  • unstuff
  • pull

Etymology

  • particulatus (Latin)
  • particula (Latin)

4. matter

noun. ['ˈmætɝ'] a vaguely specified concern.

Synonyms

  • concern
  • least
  • thing

Antonyms

  • diversified
  • hollow
  • hollowness
  • linear

Etymology

  • mater (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • materie (Anglo-Norman)

5. matter

noun. ['ˈmætɝ'] some situation or event that is thought about.

Synonyms

  • content
  • subject
  • blind spot
  • res judicata
  • res adjudicata
  • area
  • mental object
  • issue
  • remit
  • topic

Antonyms

  • clear
  • frivolous
  • awkward
  • unchangeable

Etymology

  • mater (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • materie (Anglo-Norman)

6. matter

verb. ['ˈmætɝ'] have weight; have import, carry weight.

Synonyms

  • be
  • count
  • press

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • dislodge
  • nonpayment
  • withdraw

Etymology

  • mater (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • materie (Anglo-Norman)

7. matter

noun. ['ˈmætɝ'] that which has mass and occupies space.

Synonyms

  • goop
  • solute
  • ooze
  • gunk
  • guck
  • goo
  • slime
  • residue
  • emanation
  • dark matter
  • antimatter
  • muck
  • system
  • gook
  • solid
  • ylem
  • fluid
  • substance
  • vegetable matter
  • sediment
  • sludge
  • physical entity
  • deposit

Antonyms

  • spoils system
  • merit system
  • soft
  • gaseous

Etymology

  • mater (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • materie (Anglo-Norman)

8. matter

noun. ['ˈmætɝ'] (used with negation) having consequence.

Synonyms

  • import
  • consequence

Antonyms

  • liquid
  • unwholesome
  • heterogeneous

Etymology

  • mater (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • materie (Anglo-Norman)

9. matter

noun. ['ˈmætɝ'] a problem.

Synonyms

  • trouble

Antonyms

  • unrespectable
  • bad

Etymology

  • mater (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • materie (Anglo-Norman)

10. matter

noun. ['ˈmætɝ'] written works (especially in books or magazines).

Synonyms

  • prelims
  • recitation
  • writing
  • piece of writing
  • supplement
  • textual matter
  • end matter
  • text
  • dictation
  • hard copy
  • addendum
  • written material
  • back matter
  • typescript
  • front matter
  • soft copy

Antonyms

  • solid
  • approval
  • disapproval
  • activator

Etymology

  • mater (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • materie (Anglo-Norman)
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