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1. seal

noun. ['ˈsiːl'] fastener consisting of a resinous composition that is plastic when warm; used for sealing documents and parcels and letters.

Synonyms

  • lac
  • fixing
  • fastening
  • holdfast
  • fastener

Antonyms

  • unpack
  • empty
  • disarrange
  • decompress

Etymology

  • sele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sæl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sælan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Seal

  • pospisil
  • mendivil
  • automobile
  • zavadil
  • villarreal
  • villamil
  • vandriel
  • becerril
  • vantil
  • vanheel
  • puerile
  • pierceall
  • mczeal
  • mcniel
  • mcneill
  • mcneil
  • mcneel
  • mcneal
  • mcgreal
  • mcdeal
  • macneill
  • macneil
  • macneal
  • jabril
  • genteel
  • corniel
  • corneal
  • congeal
  • conceal
  • braziel

How do you pronounce seal?

Pronounce seal as sil.

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Sentences with seal


1. Noun, singular or mass
This seal should be as airtight as possible but also easy to remove.

2. Verb, base form
Squeeze out as much air as possible and seal the bag closed.

Quotes about seal


1. I never make a movie for awards consideration. I will use the hope of getting an Academy Award a) to honor the people who work so hard and also b) it's the greatest Good Housekeeping seal in the world. It's the greatest brand. It's as good as Louis Vuitton and Dior in the world of moviemaking. It's the Super Bowl.
- Harvey Weinstein

2. It was my duty to shoot the enemy, and I don't regret it. My regrets are for the people I couldn't save: Marines, soldiers, buddies. I'm not naive, and I don't romanticize war. The worst moments of my life have come as a SEAL. But I can stand before God with a clear conscience about doing my job*was my duty to shoot the enemy, and I don't regret it. My regrets are for the people I couldn't save: Marines, soldiers, buddies. I'm not naive, and I don't romanticize war. The worst moments of my life have come as a SEAL. But I can stand before God with a clear conscience about doing my job.
*- Chris Kyle


3. O, hereWill I set up my everlasting rest,And shake the yoke of inauspicious starsFrom this world-wearied flesh. Eyes, look your last!Arms, take your last embrace! and, lips, O youThe doors of breath, seal with a righteous kissA dateless bargain to engrossing death!
- William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

2. seal

verb. ['ˈsiːl'] make tight; secure against leakage.

Synonyms

  • waterproof
  • calk
  • seal off
  • reseal
  • close
  • pack
  • shut

Antonyms

  • break
  • winterize
  • summerize
  • uncork

Etymology

  • sele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sæl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sælan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. seal

verb. ['ˈsiːl'] decide irrevocably.

Synonyms

  • determine
  • make up one's mind

Antonyms

  • unrighteousness
  • unwire
  • unlock

Etymology

  • sele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sæl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sælan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. seal

verb. ['ˈsiːl'] close with or as if with a seal.

Synonyms

  • secure
  • fasten
  • close
  • fill up
  • seal off

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • unbutton
  • detach
  • worsen

Etymology

  • sele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sæl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sælan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. seal

noun. ['ˈsiːl'] a device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents.

Synonyms

  • handstamp
  • cachet
  • device
  • signet
  • great seal
  • bulla
  • stamp

Antonyms

  • communicative
  • generous
  • start
  • ventilated

Etymology

  • sele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sæl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sælan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. seal

noun. ['ˈsiːl'] a stamp affixed to a document (as to attest to its authenticity or to seal it).

Synonyms

  • impression

Antonyms

  • disesteem
  • dishonor

Etymology

  • sele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sæl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sælan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. seal

noun. ['ˈsiːl'] fastener that provides a tight and perfect closure.

Synonyms

  • break seal
  • piston ring
  • washer
  • fastening
  • gasket
  • holdfast
  • fastener

Antonyms

  • disjoin
  • inaccurate
  • unequal
  • unconfined

Etymology

  • sele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sæl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sælan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. SEAL

noun. a member of a Naval Special Warfare unit who is trained for unconventional warfare.

Synonyms

  • bluejacket
  • Naval Special Warfare
  • sailor
  • NSW
  • Navy SEAL
  • navy man

9. seal

noun. ['ˈsiːl'] any of numerous marine mammals that come on shore to breed; chiefly of cold regions.

Synonyms

  • eared seal
  • hair seal
  • pinniped
  • true seal
  • pinniped mammal
  • earless seal
  • pinnatiped
  • crabeater seal

Antonyms

  • distant
  • middle
  • beginning
  • far

Etymology

  • sele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sæl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sælan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. seal

noun. ['ˈsiːl'] a finishing coat applied to exclude moisture.

Synonyms

  • underseal
  • coating
  • undercoat

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • careless
  • long
  • public

Etymology

  • sele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sæl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • sælan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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