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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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Rhymes with Second Guess

  • transgress
  • nevertheless
  • stds
  • nonetheless
  • l'express
  • dispossess
  • convalesce
  • tcas
  • simplesse
  • repossess
  • reinvests
  • progress
  • kjos
  • hces
  • express'
  • express
  • distress
  • compress
  • cmos
  • adss
  • abts
  • uys
  • uss
  • undress
  • suppress
  • suggests
  • success
  • requests
  • repress
  • regress

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. 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)

6. guess

verb. ['ˈgɛs'] expect, believe, or suppose.

Synonyms

  • opine
  • reckon
  • suppose
  • suspect
  • expect
  • think
  • anticipate

Antonyms

  • disrespect
  • disesteem
  • mistrust
  • distrust

Etymology

  • gesse (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gessen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. guess

verb. ['ˈgɛs'] put forward, of a guess, in spite of possible refutation.

Synonyms

  • prognosticate
  • hazard
  • speculate
  • forebode
  • pretend
  • suspect
  • anticipate
  • surmise
  • venture
  • call
  • predict
  • promise

Antonyms

  • inelasticity
  • forbid
  • disallow
  • refuse

Etymology

  • gesse (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gessen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. guess

verb. ['ˈgɛs'] guess correctly; solve by guessing.

Synonyms

  • lick
  • solve
  • puzzle out
  • work
  • work out
  • tell
  • figure out

Antonyms

  • withdraw
  • take
  • borrow
  • breastfeed

Etymology

  • gesse (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gessen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. guess

verb. ['ˈgɛs'] judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time).

Synonyms

  • reckon
  • compute
  • give
  • calculate
  • misgauge
  • gauge
  • estimate
  • set
  • count
  • judge
  • put
  • lowball
  • guesstimate
  • place
  • quantise
  • work out
  • figure
  • assess
  • cipher
  • quantize
  • cypher
  • make
  • truncate
  • approximate

Antonyms

  • bottlefeed
  • disinherit
  • explode
  • stay

Etymology

  • gesse (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gessen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. guess

noun. ['ˈgɛs'] a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence.

Synonyms

  • surmisal
  • conjecture
  • hypothesis
  • speculation
  • view
  • surmise
  • opinion
  • divination

Antonyms

  • add
  • subtract
  • esteem
  • respect

Etymology

  • gesse (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gessen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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