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1. second

adjective. ['ˈsɛkənd'] coming next after the first in position in space or time or degree or magnitude.

Synonyms

  • ordinal
  • 2nd

Antonyms

  • beseeching
  • slow
  • future

Etymology

  • seconde (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secunda (Latin)
  • seconder (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • secundo (Latin)
  • secont (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secundus (Latin)

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2. second

noun. ['ˈsɛkənd'] 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites.

Synonyms

  • millisecond
  • minute
  • msec
  • sec
  • min
  • leap second
  • time unit
  • s

Antonyms

  • disapproval
  • invalidate
  • negate
  • disprove

Etymology

  • seconde (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secunda (Latin)
  • seconder (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • secundo (Latin)
  • secont (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secundus (Latin)

3. second

noun. ['ˈsɛkənd'] an indefinitely short time.

Synonyms

  • blink of an eye
  • bit
  • instant
  • split second
  • minute
  • mo
  • wink
  • moment
  • heartbeat
  • jiffy
  • trice
  • twinkling
  • time
  • flash

Antonyms

  • advance
  • front
  • fore
  • anterior

Etymology

  • seconde (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secunda (Latin)
  • seconder (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • secundo (Latin)
  • secont (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secundus (Latin)

4. second

adverb. ['ˈsɛkənd'] in the second place.

Antonyms

  • big

Etymology

  • seconde (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secunda (Latin)
  • seconder (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • secundo (Latin)
  • secont (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secundus (Latin)

5. coming

adjective. ['ˈkʌmɪŋ'] of the relatively near future.

Synonyms

  • approaching
  • upcoming
  • future

Antonyms

  • present
  • log out
  • recede
  • go

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • come (English)
  • comen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. coming

noun. ['ˈkʌmɪŋ'] arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous).

Synonyms

  • reaching
  • arrival

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • diverge
  • dissimilarity

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • come (English)
  • comen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. coming

noun. ['ˈkʌmɪŋ'] the act of drawing spatially closer to something.

Synonyms

  • approach
  • approaching
  • movement
  • run-up
  • motion
  • closure
  • closing
  • move
  • landing approach

Antonyms

  • motionlessness
  • nonmoving
  • begin
  • start

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • come (English)
  • comen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. second

noun. ['ˈsɛkənd'] the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the second of the bases in the infield.

Synonyms

  • second base
  • position

Antonyms

  • careless
  • insignificance
  • inconsequence

Etymology

  • seconde (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secunda (Latin)
  • seconder (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • secundo (Latin)
  • secont (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secundus (Latin)

9. coming

noun. ['ˈkʌmɪŋ'] the moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse.

Synonyms

  • orgasm
  • male orgasm
  • climax
  • consummation

Antonyms

  • opening
  • retreat
  • decrease
  • boo

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • come (English)
  • comen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. coming

noun. ['ˈkʌmɪŋ'] the temporal property of becoming nearer in time.

Synonyms

  • approaching
  • timing

Antonyms

  • linger
  • ride
  • follow

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • come (English)
  • comen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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