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1. shelf

noun. ['ˈʃɛlf'] a support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects.

Synonyms

  • buffet
  • support
  • mantle
  • mantel
  • market
  • mantelpiece
  • etagere
  • chest
  • counter
  • bookcase
  • bookshelf
  • grocery store
  • grocery
  • bureau
  • mantlepiece
  • chest of drawers
  • closet
  • overmantel
  • food market
  • sideboard
  • cabinet
  • chimneypiece
  • dresser

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • boycott
  • disapproval
  • invalidate

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Rhymes with Shelf

  • yourself
  • themself
  • theirself
  • oneself
  • himself
  • ourself
  • myself
  • itself
  • hisself
  • herself
  • selph
  • self
  • relph
  • relf
  • delph
  • chelf

Sentences with shelf


1. Noun, singular or mass
Out-of-season clothes can be stored in plastic storage bins and placed in a closet or up on a shelf.

Quotes about shelf


1. I don't have hard numbers about this, but the impression I get is that the amount of eyeballs you get from being on the humor shelf at Barnes & Noble - it is almost insignificant.
- Randall Munroe

2. Books should go where they will be most appreciated, and not sit unread, gathering dust on a forgotten shelf, don't you agree?
- Christopher Paolini

3. A book lying idle on a shelf is wasted ammunition.
- Henry Miller, The Books in My Life

2. off-the-shelf

adjective. (especially of clothing) made in standard sizes and available from merchandise in stock.

Synonyms

  • off-the-rack
  • ready-made
  • off-the-peg

Antonyms

  • original
  • natural object
  • homemade
  • made-to-order

3. shelf

noun. ['ˈʃɛlf'] a projecting ridge on a mountain or submerged under water.

Synonyms

  • ledge
  • berm

Antonyms

  • disprove
  • disapprove
  • disagree
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