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1. phase

noun. ['ˈfeɪz'] any distinct time period in a sequence of events.

Synonyms

  • genital phase
  • oral stage
  • leptotene
  • anal stage
  • generation
  • diplotene
  • oral phase
  • phase of cell division
  • fertile period
  • fertile phase
  • luteal phase
  • pachytene
  • phallic stage
  • latency stage
  • menstrual phase
  • stage
  • incubation
  • chapter
  • phallic phase
  • safe period
  • anal phase
  • diakinesis
  • culmination
  • time period
  • latency period
  • latency phase
  • secretory phase
  • zygotene
  • seedtime
  • musth
  • genital stage
  • period of time
  • period

Antonyms

  • imperfection
  • unskillfulness
  • nonexistence
  • activity

Etymology

  • phase (Latin)
  • phasis (Latin)
  • φάσις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Phase

  • compusa's
  • communiques
  • dismutase
  • urokinase
  • indosuez
  • delosreyes
  • chevrolets
  • chevrolet's
  • santa-fe's
  • reappraise
  • portrays
  • polonaise
  • pinochet's
  • overplays
  • displays
  • cabernets
  • touvier's
  • replays
  • rephrase
  • piaget's
  • mcveigh's
  • lyonnaise
  • lyonnais
  • lescaze
  • jouret's
  • dossiers
  • dismays
  • delhaize
  • defrays
  • conveys

Example sentences of the word phase


1. Noun, singular or mass
The truck should be warm because it was idling during the flushing phase.

Quotes containing the word phase


1. Being the first to cross the finish line makes you a winner in only one phase of life. It's what you do after you cross the line that really counts.
- Ralph Boston

2. I loved my 17 years with R.E.M., but I'm ready to reflect, assess and move on to a different phase of my life. The four of us will continue our close friendship, and I look forward to hearing their future efforts as the world's biggest R.E.M. fan.
- Bill Berry

3. Revolution is a phase, a mood, like spring, and just as spring has its buds and showers, so revolution has its ebullience, its bravery, its hope, and its solidarity. Some of these things pass.
- Rebecca Solnit

2. phase-out

noun. the act or instance of a planned discontinuation.

Synonyms

  • discontinuation

Antonyms

  • continuance
  • repetition

3. phase

noun. ['ˈfeɪz'] (physical chemistry) a distinct state of matter in a system; matter that is identical in chemical composition and physical state and separated from other material by the phase boundary.

Synonyms

  • dispersing medium
  • state
  • dispersed phase
  • dispersed particles
  • state of matter
  • dispersion medium
  • form

Antonyms

  • regulation time
  • work time
  • time off
  • downtime

Etymology

  • phase (Latin)
  • phasis (Latin)
  • φάσις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. phase

noun. ['ˈfeɪz'] a particular point in the time of a cycle; measured from some arbitrary zero and expressed as an angle.

Synonyms

  • rhythm
  • phase angle
  • cycle
  • point in time
  • round

Antonyms

  • uptime
  • day
  • night
  • middle

Etymology

  • phase (Latin)
  • phasis (Latin)
  • φάσις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

5. phase

verb. ['ˈfeɪz'] adjust so as to be in a synchronized condition.

Synonyms

  • synchronise
  • synchronize

Antonyms

  • desynchronize
  • action
  • inactiveness

Etymology

  • phase (Latin)
  • phasis (Latin)
  • φάσις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

6. phase

noun. ['ˈfeɪz'] (astronomy) the particular appearance of a body's state of illumination (especially one of the recurring shapes of the part of Earth's moon that is illuminated by the sun).

Synonyms

  • visual aspect
  • appearance

Antonyms

  • perigee
  • point of periapsis
  • ending

Etymology

  • phase (Latin)
  • phasis (Latin)
  • φάσις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

7. phase

verb. ['ˈfeɪz'] arrange in phases or stages.

Synonyms

  • arrange

Antonyms

  • maturity
  • separation

Etymology

  • phase (Latin)
  • phasis (Latin)
  • φάσις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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