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1. sentence

noun. ['ˈsɛntəns'] a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language.

Synonyms

  • word string
  • declaratory sentence
  • interrogative sentence
  • question
  • interrogation
  • run-on sentence
  • clause
  • compound sentence
  • simple sentence
  • topic sentence
  • complex sentence
  • grammatical constituent
  • declarative sentence
  • string of words
  • interrogative
  • constituent

Antonyms

  • declaratory
  • software
  • inessential
  • approval

Etymology

  • sentence (French)
  • sententia (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Topic Sentence

  • repentance

Example sentences of the word topic-sentence


1. Noun Phrase
All effective expository paragraphs commence with a topic sentence that clearly delineates the direction of the paragraph.

2. Noun Phrase
Write a strong topic sentence by putting the news at the forefront.

2. sentence

noun. ['ˈsɛntəns'] (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed.

Synonyms

  • condemnation
  • rape conviction
  • final judgment
  • murder conviction
  • robbery conviction
  • final decision
  • conviction

Antonyms

  • answer
  • certainty
  • misconstruction
  • construction

Etymology

  • sentence (French)
  • sententia (Latin)

3. sentence

verb. ['ˈsɛntəns'] pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law.

Synonyms

  • condemn
  • doom
  • declare
  • reprobate
  • foredoom

Antonyms

  • deny
  • incorrupt
  • approbate
  • accept

Etymology

  • sentence (French)
  • sententia (Latin)

4. sentence

noun. ['ˈsɛntəns'] the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned.

Synonyms

  • term
  • life sentence
  • prison term
  • time
  • hard time

Antonyms

  • conviction
  • unbelief
  • applaud
  • desecrate

Etymology

  • sentence (French)
  • sententia (Latin)

5. topic

noun. ['ˈtɑːpɪk'] the subject matter of a conversation or discussion.

Synonyms

  • content
  • subject
  • bone of contention
  • question
  • keynote
  • head
  • precedent
  • theme
  • subject matter
  • substance

Antonyms

  • unhappy
  • dissatisfy
  • discontent
  • rejection

Etymology

  • topica (Latin)
  • τοπικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

6. topic

noun. ['ˈtɑːpɪk'] some situation or event that is thought about.

Synonyms

  • content
  • subject
  • blind spot
  • res judicata
  • res adjudicata
  • area
  • matter
  • mental object
  • issue
  • remit

Antonyms

  • disapproval
  • belief
  • unbelief
  • displeased

Etymology

  • topica (Latin)
  • τοπικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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