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1. tar

noun. ['ˈtɑːr'] any of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue.

Synonyms

  • pitch
  • coal tar

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • ascend
  • rise

Etymology

  • terr (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • teoru (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Tar

  • 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

Sentences with tar


1. Noun, singular or mass
Scrape off as much of the tar as you can using a plastic knife.

2. Adjective
Cover the top of the drum and the gravel surrounding it with landscape fabric or tar paper.

3. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Install tar paper on the plywood sub-roofing and then follow-up by laying the tin roofing down.

2. Jack-tar

noun. a man who serves as a sailor.

Synonyms

  • crewman
  • sea dog
  • seafarer
  • bo's'n
  • deckhand
  • gob
  • bos'n
  • old salt
  • pilot
  • sailor
  • boatswain
  • lighterman
  • bosun
  • seaman
  • tar
  • bo'sun
  • able seaman
  • sea lawyer
  • steersman
  • Jack
  • officer
  • ship's officer
  • bargee
  • whaler
  • able-bodied seaman
  • mariner
  • roustabout
  • bargeman
  • steerer

Antonyms

  • civilian

3. tar-wood

noun. New Zealand silver pine of conical habit with long slender flexuous branches; adapted to cold wet summers and high altitudes.

Synonyms

  • Dacrydium
  • genus Dacrydium
  • conifer
  • Dacrydium colensoi
  • tarwood

4. tar-wood

noun. New Zealand shrub.

Synonyms

  • Dacrydium bidwilli
  • genus Halocarpus
  • New Zealand mountain pine
  • Halocarpus bidwilli
  • conifer
  • Halocarpus
  • tarwood

5. tar-and-feather

verb. smear the body of (someone) with tar and feathers; done in some societies as punishment.

Synonyms

  • penalise
  • punish
  • penalize

Antonyms

  • unmask
  • artifact
  • undress
  • exclude

6. tar

verb. ['ˈtɑːr'] coat with tar.

Synonyms

  • coat

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • outside

Etymology

  • terr (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • teoru (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. tar

noun. ['ˈtɑːr'] a man who serves as a sailor.

Synonyms

  • crewman
  • sea dog
  • seafarer
  • bo's'n
  • deckhand
  • gob
  • bos'n
  • old salt
  • pilot
  • sailor
  • boatswain
  • lighterman
  • bosun
  • seaman
  • bo'sun
  • Jack-tar
  • able seaman
  • sea lawyer
  • steersman
  • Jack
  • officer
  • ship's officer
  • bargee
  • whaler
  • able-bodied seaman
  • mariner
  • roustabout
  • bargeman
  • steerer

Antonyms

  • civilian
  • low
  • low pitch
  • high pitch

Etymology

  • terr (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • teoru (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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