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1. ray

noun. ['ˈreɪ'] a column of light (as from a beacon).

Synonyms

  • visible radiation
  • low beam
  • light beam
  • sunbeam
  • high beam
  • ray of light
  • light
  • shaft of light
  • shaft
  • laser beam
  • heat ray
  • visible light
  • beam
  • moon-ray
  • beam of light
  • sunray
  • irradiation
  • moon ray

Antonyms

  • fatty
  • well
  • impure
  • sufficient

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Words that Rhyme with Ray

  • 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
  • pinochet
  • overstay
  • overplay
  • monterrey
  • meservey
  • mcstay

Example sentences of the word ray


1. Adjective
Anemone mums produce blooms with extended rows of ray florets surrounding a raised, globular center.

2. Noun, singular or mass
CRT (cathode ray tube) monitors used to be the primary devices for computer use.

Quotes containing the word ray


1. Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smiles the clouds away, and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray.
- Lord Byron

2. Ray Bradbury is, for many reasons, the most influential writer in my life. Throughout our long friendship, Ray supplied not only his terrific stories but a grand model of what a writer could be, should be, and yet rarely is: brilliant and charming and accessible, willing to tolerate and to teach, happy to inspire but also to be inspired.
- Greg Bear

3. There will never be a good time, financially, to get married, unless you're Shaq or Ray Romano. But somehow people manage. If your man is using money as an excuse not to marry you, it's your relationship that's insecure, not his bank account.
- Greg Behrendt, He's Just Not That Into You: The No-Excuses Truth to Understanding Guys

2. ray

noun. ['ˈreɪ'] a branch of an umbel or an umbelliform inflorescence.

Synonyms

  • pedicel

Antonyms

  • compact
  • indigestible

3. ray

verb. ['ˈreɪ'] extend or spread outward from a center or focus or inward towards a center.

Synonyms

  • pass
  • run
  • extend
  • go
  • lead

Antonyms

  • dematerialise
  • stay in place
  • be born
  • survive

4. ray

noun. ['ˈreɪ'] cartilaginous fishes having horizontally flattened bodies and enlarged winglike pectoral fins with gills on the underside; most swim by moving the pectoral fins.

Synonyms

  • manta ray
  • skate
  • eagle ray
  • crampfish
  • devilfish
  • manta
  • guitarfish
  • stingray
  • electric ray
  • selachian
  • sawfish
  • elasmobranch
  • torpedo

Antonyms

  • bright
  • dull
  • dullness
  • light

5. ray

noun. ['ˈreɪ'] (mathematics) a straight line extending from a point.

Antonyms

  • heavy-duty

6. ray

noun. ['ˈreɪ'] any of the stiff bony spines in the fin of a fish.

Synonyms

  • fin

Antonyms

  • darken
  • ascend

7. ray

noun. ['ˈreɪ'] the syllable naming the second (supertonic) note of any major scale in solmization.

Synonyms

  • solfa syllable

Antonyms

  • heavy
  • black

8. ray

noun. ['ˈreɪ'] a group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation.

Synonyms

  • cathode ray
  • electromagnetic radiation
  • nonparticulate radiation
  • electron beam
  • beam
  • electromagnetic wave

Antonyms

  • heavy-footed
  • deep
  • serious
  • significant

9. ray

verb. ['ˈreɪ'] expose to radiation.

Synonyms

  • bombard
  • process
  • irradiate

Antonyms

  • defend
  • asymmetrical
  • simple
  • keep down

10. ray

verb. ['ˈreɪ'] emit as rays.

Synonyms

  • emit
  • give out

Antonyms

  • forbid
  • invalidate
  • disapprove
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