Antonyms

1. scythe

noun. ['ˈsɪθ, ˈsaɪθ'] an edge tool for cutting grass; has a long handle that must be held with both hands and a curved blade that moves parallel to the ground.

Antonyms

  • inflate

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Words that Rhyme with Scythe

  • smyth
  • heighth
  • feith

How do you pronounce scythe?

Pronounce scythe as sɪθ.

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Example sentences of the word scythe


1. Noun, singular or mass
Cut the stand of giant reed down to near ground level with a scythe.

Quotes containing the word scythe


1. It was a year for the ages, like 79, like 1346, to name just a few. Forget the scythe, Goddamn it, I needed a broom or a mop. And I needed a vacation.
- Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

2. Some things are fairly obvious when it's a seven-foot skeleton with a scythe telling you them
- Terry Pratchett, Hogfather

3. A halo surrounded the grim reaper nun, Sister Maria. (By the way-I like this human idea of the grim reaper. I like the scythe. It amuses me.)
- Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

2. scythe

verb. ['ˈsɪθ, ˈsaɪθ'] cut with a scythe.

Synonyms

  • cut down

Antonyms

  • increase
  • lengthen
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