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Antonyms
Etymology

1. sponge

verb. ['ˈspʌndʒ'] wipe with a sponge, so as to clean or moisten.

Synonyms

  • wipe

Antonyms

  • bellwether
  • misleader

Etymology

  • spunge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • spongia (Latin)

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2. sponge

noun. ['ˈspʌndʒ'] a porous mass of interlacing fibers that forms the internal skeleton of various marine animals and usable to absorb water or any porous rubber or cellulose product similarly used.

Synonyms

  • absorbent material

Antonyms

  • attend to
  • stay in place

Etymology

  • spunge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • spongia (Latin)

3. sponge

noun. ['ˈspʌndʒ'] a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage.

Synonyms

  • follower
  • parasite
  • leech

Antonyms

  • focus
  • add
  • record
  • host

Etymology

  • spunge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • spongia (Latin)

4. sponge

noun. ['ˈspʌndʒ'] primitive multicellular marine animal whose porous body is supported by a fibrous skeletal framework; usually occurs in sessile colonies.

Synonyms

  • glass sponge
  • invertebrate
  • phylum Porifera
  • poriferan
  • parazoan

Antonyms

  • worker
  • work
  • superior
  • stay

Etymology

  • spunge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • spongia (Latin)

5. sponge

noun. ['ˈspʌndʒ'] someone able to acquire new knowledge and skills rapidly and easily.

Synonyms

  • learner
  • assimilator
  • scholar

Antonyms

  • give
  • undue
  • diverge
  • decrease

Etymology

  • spunge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • spongia (Latin)

6. sponge

verb. ['ˈspʌndʒ'] gather sponges, in the ocean.

Synonyms

  • gather
  • garner
  • pull together

Antonyms

  • nonabsorbent
  • nonabsorbency
  • commander
  • someone

Etymology

  • spunge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • spongia (Latin)

7. sponge

verb. ['ˈspʌndʒ'] soak up with a sponge.

Synonyms

  • mop
  • mop up

Antonyms

  • patrician
  • model
  • inspirer

Etymology

  • spunge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • spongia (Latin)

8. sponge

verb. ['ˈspʌndʒ'] erase with a sponge; as of words on a blackboard.

Synonyms

  • score out
  • erase
  • wipe off
  • rub out

Antonyms

  • galvaniser
  • headman
  • hero
  • pol

Etymology

  • spunge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • spongia (Latin)

9. sponge

verb. ['ˈspʌndʒ'] ask for and get free; be a parasite.

Synonyms

  • grub
  • bum
  • cadge
  • mooch
  • obtain

Antonyms

  • superordinate
  • scoutmaster
  • chief
  • political leader

Etymology

  • spunge (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • spongia (Latin)

10. cloth

noun. ['ˈklɔθ'] artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers.

Synonyms

  • chintz
  • felt
  • wash-and-wear
  • lisle
  • khaki
  • challis
  • quilting
  • coating
  • monk's cloth
  • macintosh
  • bombazine
  • tapa
  • permanent press
  • cerecloth
  • silk
  • satin
  • marseille
  • cambric
  • duffle
  • fustian
  • knit
  • frieze
  • seersucker
  • metallic
  • piece of cloth
  • plaid
  • towelling
  • silesia
  • bagging
  • duck
  • diamante
  • camel's hair
  • plush
  • cashmere
  • hopsacking
  • grosgrain
  • velours
  • mackinaw
  • toweling
  • taffeta
  • tappa
  • tapis
  • leatherette
  • gingham
  • sailcloth
  • stammel
  • twill
  • samite
  • moquette
  • wire cloth
  • homespun
  • linen
  • chenille
  • foulard
  • batiste
  • muslin
  • polyester
  • basket weave
  • whipcord
  • cobweb
  • cotton
  • mousseline de sole
  • brocade
  • watered-silk
  • net
  • meshwork
  • upholstery material
  • worsted
  • lint
  • canvas
  • camo
  • repp
  • tweed
  • moleskin
  • etamin
  • broadcloth
  • terry cloth
  • artefact
  • canopy
  • ninon
  • pina cloth
  • meshing
  • grogram
  • hopsack
  • canvass
  • duffel
  • baize
  • acrylic
  • moreen
  • jean
  • mesh
  • georgette
  • flannelette
  • vicuna
  • imitation leather
  • etamine
  • vulcanized fiber
  • tapestry
  • Viyella
  • batik
  • wool
  • buckram
  • camouflage
  • hair
  • satinet
  • calico
  • drapery
  • gabardine
  • organza
  • cretonne
  • pinstripe
  • corduroy
  • fleece
  • rep
  • suiting
  • pepper-and-salt
  • satinette
  • motley
  • material
  • crepe
  • shantung
  • doeskin
  • pongee
  • chino
  • camelhair
  • nankeen
  • herringbone
  • chiffon
  • shag
  • sponge cloth
  • terry
  • warp
  • tammy
  • dungaree
  • yoke
  • hem
  • terrycloth
  • pilot cloth
  • cord
  • faille
  • sheeting
  • suede cloth
  • Velcro
  • pique
  • wincey
  • bunting
  • pick
  • jaconet
  • sackcloth
  • haircloth
  • horsehair
  • paisley
  • crape
  • shirttail
  • rayon
  • edging
  • suede
  • print
  • percale
  • weft
  • mackintosh
  • tartan
  • khadi
  • velour
  • diaper
  • velvet
  • Canton flannel
  • khaddar
  • camlet
  • woolen
  • waterproof
  • piece of material
  • swan's down
  • elastic
  • trousering
  • artifact
  • moire
  • cotton flannel
  • lame
  • spandex
  • velveteen
  • sateen
  • madras
  • nylon
  • poplin
  • voile
  • linsey-woolsey
  • woof
  • mohair
  • network
  • serge
  • damask
  • olive drab
  • woollen
  • filling
  • durable press
  • sacking
  • belting
  • ticking
  • chambray
  • fiber
  • shirting
  • jacquard
  • web
  • textile
  • webbing
  • denim
  • lace
  • crinoline
  • aba
  • boucle
  • fibre
  • flannel
  • screening
  • alpaca
  • scrim
  • sharkskin
  • panting
  • dimity
  • fabric
  • oilcloth

Antonyms

  • stay
  • disentangle
  • unsnarl
  • uncover

Etymology

  • cloth (Middle English (1100-1500))
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