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1. star

noun. ['ˈstɑːr'] (astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior.

Synonyms

  • red dwarf star
  • celestial body
  • supergiant
  • loadstar
  • neutron star
  • red dwarf
  • lodestar
  • fixed star
  • double star
  • binary
  • binary star
  • galaxy
  • heavenly body
  • multiple star
  • variable
  • variable star
  • sun
  • giant star
  • extragalactic nebula
  • supernova
  • giant
  • constellation
  • white dwarf star
  • white dwarf
  • red giant
  • red giant star

Antonyms

  • fail
  • worst
  • unskilled
  • generalist

Etymology

  • sterre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • steorra (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Star

  • wor
  • hekmatyar
  • balakumar
  • almodovar
  • zulfikar
  • zaldivar
  • valdemar
  • saldovar
  • saldivar
  • rajkumar
  • qasr
  • menjivar
  • baltazar
  • baldemar
  • almanzar
  • victoire
  • preslar
  • myanmar
  • kjar
  • hocevar
  • gregoire
  • farquar
  • emdr
  • delebarre
  • delamar
  • cotnoir
  • belvoir
  • aquilar
  • andujar
  • subpar

Example sentences of the word star


1. Noun, singular or mass
Give each kid a star and place it on the wax paper.

Quotes containing the word star


1. It's a special person - and personality - who can lead a start-up to soaring success and sustain that success for the long term. Apple co-founder Steve Jobs and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg are star examples.
- Marcus Buckingham

2. I had come to the point when I realized it was unlikely that my film career was going to move beyond a certain level of role. And I was - because I had graphic instances of it - handicapped by the success of Star Trek. A director would say, 'I don't want Jean-Luc Picard in my movie' - and this was compounded by X-Men as well.
- Patrick Stewart

3. Being a star has made it possible for me to get insulted in places where the average Negro could never hope to go and get insulted.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

2. star

noun. ['ˈstɑːr'] someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field.

Synonyms

  • ace
  • sensation
  • champion
  • mavin
  • maven
  • whiz
  • adept
  • virtuoso
  • superstar
  • expert
  • hotshot
  • wizard
  • wiz
  • whizz
  • track star

Antonyms

  • unimportant
  • inactivity
  • following
  • down

Etymology

  • sterre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • steorra (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. star

noun. ['ˈstɑːr'] any celestial body visible (as a point of light) from the Earth at night.

Synonyms

  • starlet
  • celestial body

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • follow
  • disadvantage

Etymology

  • sterre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • steorra (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. star

verb. ['ˈstɑːr'] feature as the star.

Synonyms

  • feature
  • co-star

Antonyms

  • detach
  • add
  • ignore

Etymology

  • sterre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • steorra (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. star

noun. ['ˈstɑːr'] an actor who plays a principal role.

Synonyms

  • thespian
  • player
  • co-star
  • movie star
  • idol
  • histrion
  • TV star
  • film star
  • role player
  • lead
  • actor
  • principal
  • matinee idol

Antonyms

  • lowercase
  • irresponsibility
  • irresponsibleness
  • unthoughtfulness

Etymology

  • sterre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • steorra (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. star

adjective. ['ˈstɑːr'] indicating the most important performer or role.

Synonyms

  • major
  • stellar
  • prima
  • starring

Antonyms

  • artifact
  • single
  • constant
  • invariable

Etymology

  • sterre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • steorra (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. star

noun. ['ˈstɑːr'] the topology of a network whose components are connected to a hub.

Synonyms

  • network topology
  • topology

Antonyms

  • unvaried
  • unadaptable
  • stand

Etymology

  • sterre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • steorra (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. star

verb. ['ˈstɑːr'] mark with an asterisk.

Synonyms

  • mark

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • lose

Etymology

  • sterre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • steorra (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. star

noun. ['ˈstɑːr'] a star-shaped character * used in printing.

Synonyms

  • grapheme
  • character
  • graphic symbol

Antonyms

  • small
  • little
  • stupidity
  • uncreativeness

Etymology

  • sterre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • steorra (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. star

noun. ['ˈstɑːr'] a performer who receives prominent billing.

Synonyms

  • performer
  • performing artist

Antonyms

  • junior
  • uppercase
  • superscript

Etymology

  • sterre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • steorra (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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