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1. pedal

noun. ['ˈpɛdəl'] a sustained bass note.

Synonyms

  • pedal point
  • tone
  • musical note

Antonyms

  • understate
  • leaded gasoline
  • unleaded gasoline
  • defend

Etymology

  • pédale (French)

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Rhymes with Pedal

  • gredel
  • fredell
  • credle
  • wedell
  • wedel
  • weddle
  • weddell
  • schaedel
  • redell
  • redel
  • reddell
  • peddle
  • medel
  • meddle
  • medal
  • fedele
  • bedell
  • edel

Sentences with pedal


1. Adjective
The “pinch” bolt is located at the end of the crank arm opposite of the pedal end.

2. Noun, singular or mass
At that point you should feel the clutch pedal to be a little harder to press down than before.

3. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
Press the accelerator pedal all the way to the floor and release it.

Quotes about pedal


1. For Nirvana, putting out their first major-label record was like getting into a new car. But the runaway success was like suddenly discovering that the car was a Ferrari and the accelerator pedal was Krazy Glued to the floorboard.
- Michael Azerrad

2. I peddle my wares as fast as I pedal my bicycle and petal my flowers, and that’s why my sales growth seems so slow. But given time, my brand will be in full bloom.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

3. Some things are just like riding a bicycle; you jump on, pedal, and hope you don’t fall.
- Henry Mosquera, Sleeper's Run

2. soft-pedal

verb. play down or obscure.

Synonyms

  • background
  • downplay

Antonyms

  • foreground
  • overstate
  • scene

3. pedal

verb. ['ˈpɛdəl'] ride a bicycle.

Synonyms

  • backpedal
  • unicycle
  • ride
  • cycle
  • bicycle
  • bike

Antonyms

  • disengage
  • ignore
  • low status
  • hypotonicity

Etymology

  • pédale (French)

4. pedal

noun. ['ˈpɛdəl'] a lever that is operated with the foot.

Synonyms

  • soft pedal
  • gas pedal
  • motor vehicle
  • sustaining pedal
  • accelerator pedal
  • loud pedal
  • clutch pedal
  • pipe organ
  • gun
  • throttle
  • accelerator
  • cycle
  • foot pedal
  • lever
  • bicycle
  • foot lever
  • gas
  • clutch
  • automotive vehicle
  • treadle
  • brake pedal
  • organ
  • bike

Antonyms

  • deprive
  • inhibitor
  • anticatalyst
  • close

Etymology

  • pédale (French)

5. pedal

verb. ['ˈpɛdəl'] operate the pedals on a keyboard instrument.

Synonyms

  • play
  • operate
  • spiel

Antonyms

  • let go of
  • effector
  • receptor
  • discontinue

Etymology

  • pédale (French)
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