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1. second

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

Synonyms

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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Rhymes with Second Coming

  • unbecoming
  • forthcoming
  • succumbing
  • strumming
  • becoming
  • plumbing
  • drumming
  • thumbing
  • summing
  • numbing
  • humming
  • dumbing
  • cumming

2. second

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

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.

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.

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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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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Antonyms

Etymology

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