Synonyms
Antonyms
Etymology

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)

Featured Games

Words that Rhyme with Second Growth

  • troth
  • sloth
  • roath
  • noeth
  • loath
  • goethe
  • both
  • oath

2. growth

noun. ['ˈgroʊθ'] (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level.

Synonyms

  • cainogenesis
  • gametogenesis
  • organic process
  • life cycle
  • maturation
  • habit
  • palingenesis
  • psychosexual development
  • proliferation
  • vegetation
  • caenogenesis
  • cohesion
  • florescence
  • apposition
  • angiogenesis
  • virilisation
  • psychogenesis
  • development
  • germination
  • suppression
  • leafing
  • odontiasis
  • cytogeny
  • masculinization
  • virilization
  • sprouting
  • neurogenesis
  • masculinisation
  • infructescence
  • fructification
  • myelinization
  • recapitulation
  • teething
  • juvenescence
  • gastrulation
  • biological process
  • kainogenesis
  • rooting
  • myelinisation
  • ontogenesis
  • auxesis
  • cenogenesis
  • foliation
  • psychomotor development
  • cultivation
  • amelogenesis
  • inflorescence
  • cytogenesis
  • flowering
  • ontogeny
  • anthesis
  • efflorescence
  • teratogenesis
  • culture
  • growing
  • dentition
  • blossoming
  • intussusception
  • kenogenesis

Antonyms

  • nondevelopment
  • palingenesis
  • disagreement
  • de-escalate

Etymology

  • -th (English)
  • -th (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • grow (English)
  • growen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. growth

noun. ['ˈgroʊθ'] a progression from simpler to more complex forms.

Synonyms

  • development

Antonyms

  • reduce
  • minimize

Etymology

  • -th (English)
  • -th (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • grow (English)
  • growen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. 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)

5. 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)

6. 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)

7. growth

noun. ['ˈgroʊθ'] a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important.

Synonyms

  • widening
  • pullulation
  • proliferation
  • multiplication
  • broadening
  • accession
  • increase
  • process
  • physical process
  • accumulation
  • accretion
  • relaxation
  • population growth

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • nonproliferation
  • decrement
  • non-proliferation

Etymology

  • -th (English)
  • -th (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • grow (English)
  • growen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. growth

noun. ['ˈgroʊθ'] vegetation that has grown.

Synonyms

  • flora
  • vegetation

Antonyms

  • development
  • undress
  • incoherence

Etymology

  • -th (English)
  • -th (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • grow (English)
  • growen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. 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)

10. growth

noun. ['ˈgroʊθ'] the gradual beginning or coming forth.

Synonyms

  • emergence
  • rise
  • outgrowth

Antonyms

  • fall
  • anovulation
  • ovulation
  • anabolism

Etymology

  • -th (English)
  • -th (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • grow (English)
  • growen (Middle English (1100-1500))
Synonym.com