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1. spring-cleaning

noun. the activity of cleaning a house thoroughly at the end of winter.

Synonyms

  • cleansing
  • cleanup

Antonyms

  • septic

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  • demeaning
  • preening
  • greening
  • careening
  • weaning
  • meaning

2. cleaning

noun. ['ˈkliːnɪŋ'] the act of making something clean.

Synonyms

  • sterilisation
  • purging
  • spring-cleaning
  • sterilization
  • purification
  • epilation
  • improvement
  • dry cleaning
  • housecleaning
  • scrubbing
  • purge
  • washup
  • sanitation
  • cleanup
  • depilation
  • sanitisation
  • scrub
  • sweeping
  • disinfestation
  • bathing
  • scouring
  • sanitization

Antonyms

  • septic
  • decline
  • keep down
  • convict

3. spring

noun. ['ˈsprɪŋ, spɝˈɪŋ'] the season of growth.

Synonyms

  • March equinox
  • spring equinox
  • springtime
  • time of year
  • vernal equinox

Antonyms

  • raise
  • pull
  • unwind
  • arrange

Etymology

  • springen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • springan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. spring

verb. ['ˈsprɪŋ, spɝˈɪŋ'] move forward by leaps and bounds.

Synonyms

  • capriole
  • resile
  • recoil
  • skip
  • ricochet
  • vault
  • take a hop
  • saltate
  • pronk
  • caper
  • galumph
  • hop
  • burst
  • move
  • rebound
  • bound
  • leap
  • jump
  • curvet
  • hop-skip
  • bounce
  • ski jump
  • reverberate
  • leapfrog

Antonyms

  • unbound
  • free
  • uncertain
  • unoriented

Etymology

  • springen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • springan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. spring

verb. ['ˈsprɪŋ, spɝˈɪŋ'] develop into a distinctive entity.

Synonyms

  • take shape
  • take form
  • regenerate
  • form

Antonyms

  • unconstipated
  • unsworn
  • decrease
  • wane

Etymology

  • springen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • springan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. spring

noun. ['ˈsprɪŋ, spɝˈɪŋ'] a metal elastic device that returns to its shape or position when pushed or pulled or pressed.

Synonyms

  • elastic device
  • bedspring
  • coil spring
  • volute spring
  • leaf spring
  • mainspring

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • descend
  • linger
  • recede

Etymology

  • springen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • springan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. spring

noun. ['ˈsprɪŋ, spɝˈɪŋ'] a natural flow of ground water.

Synonyms

  • formation
  • geological formation
  • thermal spring
  • geyser
  • fountain
  • outpouring
  • hot spring
  • outflow
  • Fountain of Youth

Antonyms

  • converge
  • enter
  • hop out
  • push

Etymology

  • springen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • springan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. spring

verb. ['ˈsprɪŋ, spɝˈɪŋ'] spring back; spring away from an impact.

Synonyms

  • resile
  • bound
  • rebound
  • recoil
  • jump
  • leap
  • bounce
  • kick
  • skip
  • ricochet
  • kick back
  • carom
  • reverberate
  • bound off

Antonyms

  • move out
  • stay
  • rest
  • buy

Etymology

  • springen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • springan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. spring

noun. ['ˈsprɪŋ, spɝˈɪŋ'] the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length.

Synonyms

  • springiness
  • give
  • elasticity

Antonyms

  • ride
  • follow
  • fall
  • ascend

Etymology

  • springen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • springan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. spring

noun. ['ˈsprɪŋ, spɝˈɪŋ'] a point at which water issues forth.

Synonyms

  • beginning
  • source
  • root
  • rootage

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • rise
  • precede
  • advance

Etymology

  • springen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • springan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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