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1. power

noun. ['ˈpaʊɝ'] possession of controlling influence.

Synonyms

  • control
  • persuasiveness
  • irresistibility
  • sway
  • effectuality
  • preponderance
  • disposal
  • throttlehold
  • interestingness
  • repellent
  • legal power
  • effectiveness
  • jurisdiction
  • influence
  • potency
  • quality
  • effectivity
  • irresistibleness
  • discretion
  • valence
  • strength
  • interest
  • effectualness
  • powerfulness
  • stranglehold
  • powerful
  • valency
  • free will
  • puissance
  • repellant
  • powerless
  • chokehold

Antonyms

  • powerlessness
  • ineffectiveness
  • unpersuasiveness
  • powerless
  • uninterestingness

Etymology

  • poer (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Power Play

  • waga
  • compusa
  • communique
  • yakutakay
  • redisplay
  • papier-mache
  • l'espalier
  • cluj
  • cabriolet
  • underplay
  • societe
  • san-jose
  • naivete
  • mcgarvey
  • jonbenet
  • intraday
  • dunlavey
  • chevrolet
  • buga
  • aaa
  • zepa
  • underway
  • underpay
  • santa-fe
  • portray
  • pinochet
  • overstay
  • overplay
  • monterrey
  • meservey

2. power

noun. ['ˈpaʊɝ'] possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done.

Synonyms

  • intelligence
  • knowledge
  • leadership
  • aptitude
  • acquirement
  • originality
  • module
  • creativeness
  • able
  • accomplishment
  • attainment
  • know-how
  • mental ability
  • bilingualism
  • science
  • capacity
  • creative thinking
  • superior skill
  • skill
  • acquisition
  • ability
  • cognition
  • mental faculty
  • creativity
  • hand
  • faculty

Antonyms

  • inaptitude
  • inability
  • unable
  • incapacity
  • uncreativeness

Etymology

  • poer (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. power

noun. ['ˈpaʊɝ'] (physics) the rate of doing work; measured in watts (= joules/second).

Synonyms

  • electrical power
  • waterpower
  • wattage
  • electric power

Antonyms

  • dissuade
  • impossibility
  • impotence
  • impotency

Etymology

  • poer (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. power

noun. ['ˈpaʊɝ'] a mathematical notation indicating the number of times a quantity is multiplied by itself.

Synonyms

  • exponent
  • mathematical notation
  • index
  • degree
  • logarithm

Antonyms

  • allow
  • inactivity
  • derestrict
  • unrestraint

Etymology

  • poer (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. play

verb. ['ˈpleɪ'] participate in games or sport.

Synonyms

  • exit
  • complete
  • fumble
  • take on
  • unblock
  • nail
  • volley
  • start
  • call
  • play out
  • walk
  • die
  • replay
  • field
  • put out
  • cradle
  • seesaw
  • golf
  • fullback
  • teetertotter
  • backstop
  • curl
  • face off
  • foul
  • gamble
  • bully off
  • snooker
  • ace
  • compete
  • bowl
  • meet
  • contend
  • putt
  • bandy
  • develop
  • tee off
  • bid
  • revoke
  • line up
  • teeter-totter
  • misplay
  • catch
  • cricket
  • vie
  • croquet
  • encounter

Antonyms

  • juvenile
  • rush
  • agreement
  • undock

Etymology

  • playen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pleye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plæg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. play

noun. ['ˈpleɪ'] a dramatic work intended for performance by actors on a stage.

Synonyms

  • miracle play
  • satyr play
  • stage direction
  • dramatic composition
  • theater of the absurd
  • act
  • mystery play
  • drama
  • dramatic work
  • dramatic play
  • playlet
  • Grand Guignol
  • Passion play

Antonyms

  • enjoy
  • appear
  • bring to
  • ignite

Etymology

  • playen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pleye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plæg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. play

verb. ['ˈpleɪ'] act or have an effect in a specified way or with a specific effect or outcome.

Synonyms

  • act

Antonyms

  • demulsify
  • cool

Etymology

  • playen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pleye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plæg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. play

verb. ['ˈpleɪ'] play on an instrument.

Synonyms

  • perform
  • sound off
  • accompany
  • symphonise
  • follow
  • busk
  • spiel
  • bow
  • play along
  • symphonize
  • strike up

Antonyms

  • negativeness
  • negativity
  • decrease
  • increase

Etymology

  • playen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pleye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plæg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. play

verb. ['ˈpleɪ'] play a role or part.

Synonyms

  • portray
  • make
  • act out
  • support
  • re-create
  • act
  • emote
  • reenact
  • pretend
  • enact
  • make believe
  • parody
  • act as
  • playact
  • impersonate
  • represent

Antonyms

  • unready
  • disarranged
  • soft
  • up

Etymology

  • playen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pleye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plæg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. play

verb. ['ˈpleɪ'] be at play; be engaged in playful activity; amuse oneself in a way characteristic of children.

Synonyms

  • gambol
  • cavort
  • arse around
  • roughhouse
  • recreate
  • romp
  • splash around
  • horse around
  • frolic
  • skylark
  • lark
  • act
  • disport
  • frisk
  • fool
  • lark about
  • fool around
  • paddle
  • dabble
  • rollick
  • run around

Antonyms

  • acidify
  • fill
  • homogenise
  • engage

Etymology

  • playen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pleye (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plæg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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