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1. pyramid

verb. ['ˈpɪrəmɪd'] enlarge one's holdings on an exchange on a continued rise by using paper profits as margin to buy additional amounts.

Synonyms

  • gain
  • benefit

Antonyms

  • wane
  • nonpayment
  • badness

Etymology

  • pyramide (French)
  • piramide (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Pyramid

  • aramid
  • birmid
  • cyanamid
  • humid
  • humid
  • macdiarmid
  • timid

Example sentences of the word pyramid


1. Noun, singular or mass
Cut a square out of cardboard the size of the base of your pyramid.

2. Adjective
Capitalize on your students' fascination with these structures by assigning pyramid projects.

Quotes containing the word pyramid


1. What needs my Shakespeare for his honoured bones,The labor of an age in pilèd stones,Or that his hallowed relics should be hidUnder a star-y-pointing pyramid?Dear son of memory, great heir of fame,What need'st thou such weak witness of thy name?
- John Milton, The Complete Poetry

2. 01210 is a pyramid, & worms move like handicapped snakes. My dream belongs in a wheelchair, because I just spilled coffee all over my sleep.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. Pyramid

noun. a massive monument with a square base and four triangular sides; begun by Cheops around 2700 BC as royal tombs in ancient Egypt.

Synonyms

  • Great Pyramid
  • Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
  • Pyramids of Egypt

3. pyramid

verb. ['ˈpɪrəmɪd'] increase rapidly and progressively step by step on a broad base.

Antonyms

  • unprofitableness

Etymology

  • pyramide (French)
  • piramide (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. pyramid

verb. ['ˈpɪrəmɪd'] use or deal in (as of stock or commercial transaction) in a pyramid deal.

Synonyms

  • trade
  • deal

Antonyms

  • fall back
  • reduce
  • loss

Etymology

  • pyramide (French)
  • piramide (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. pyramid

noun. ['ˈpɪrəmɪd'] a polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular sides with a common vertex.

Antonyms

  • disadvantage

Etymology

  • pyramide (French)
  • piramide (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. pyramid

verb. ['ˈpɪrəmɪd'] arrange or build up as if on the base of a pyramid.

Synonyms

  • arrange

Antonyms

  • bottom out
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • pyramide (French)
  • piramide (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. pyramid

noun. ['ˈpɪrəmɪd'] (stock market) a series of transactions in which the speculator increases his holdings by using the rising market value of those holdings as margin for further purchases.

Synonyms

  • venture

Antonyms

  • break even
  • lose

Etymology

  • pyramide (French)
  • piramide (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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