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1. industry

noun. ['ˈɪndəstri'] the people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise.

Synonyms

  • film industry
  • trucking industry
  • aviation
  • rag trade
  • shoe industry
  • fashion business
  • chemical industry
  • toy industry
  • aluminum business
  • show biz
  • garment industry
  • computer industry
  • sign industry
  • growth industry
  • plastics industry
  • service industry
  • tobacco industry
  • sunrise industry
  • fashion industry
  • refining industry
  • oil business
  • construction industry
  • movie industry
  • commercial enterprise
  • housing industry
  • arms industry
  • shipbuilding industry
  • entertainment industry
  • toy business
  • coal industry
  • munitions industry
  • banking system
  • steel industry
  • show business
  • electronics industry
  • securities industry
  • lighting industry
  • aluminum industry
  • market
  • banking industry
  • automobile industry
  • apparel industry

Antonyms

  • weakening

Etymology

  • industrie (French)
  • industria (Latin)

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Rhymes with Toy Industry

  • industrie

2. industry

noun. ['ˈɪndəstri'] the organized action of making of goods and services for sale.

Synonyms

  • production
  • business enterprise
  • commercial enterprise
  • business
  • manufacture
  • cottage industry
  • industrialisation
  • industrial enterprise

Antonyms

  • irresoluteness
  • unconscientiousness
  • nonfunctional
  • functional

Etymology

  • industrie (French)
  • industria (Latin)

3. industry

noun. ['ˈɪndəstri'] persevering determination to perform a task.

Synonyms

  • assiduousness
  • determination
  • diligence
  • industriousness
  • studiousness
  • purpose
  • sedulity
  • concentration
  • assiduity

Antonyms

  • inutility
  • distribution
  • decrease
  • disassembly

Etymology

  • industrie (French)
  • industria (Latin)

4. toy

noun. ['ˈtɔɪ'] an artifact designed to be played with.

Synonyms

  • playhouse
  • water pistol
  • sandpile
  • pea shooter
  • jungle gym
  • Lego set
  • sandbox
  • balloon
  • Frisbee
  • teddy bear
  • artifact
  • slingshot
  • wendy house
  • hula-hoop
  • doll
  • spinning top
  • popgun
  • catapult
  • water gun
  • pinwheel
  • sliding board
  • seesaw
  • dandle board
  • doll's house
  • teetertotter
  • train set
  • slide
  • dolly
  • teeterboard
  • top
  • hobby
  • pogo stick
  • ball
  • Meccano set
  • swing
  • yo-yo
  • teeter
  • artefact
  • pinata
  • stick horse
  • whirligig
  • pinwheel wind collector
  • jack-in-the-box
  • Meccano
  • tilting board
  • sling
  • teetotum
  • kite
  • squirt gun
  • teddy
  • hobbyhorse
  • rocking horse
  • plaything
  • rattle
  • cockhorse
  • playground slide
  • sandpit
  • dollhouse
  • teeter-totter
  • Lego
  • squirter
  • jumping jack

Antonyms

  • unwind
  • stay
  • inactivity
  • inactiveness

Etymology

  • toye (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. toy

noun. ['ˈtɔɪ'] any of several breeds of very small dogs kept purely as pets.

Synonyms

  • Maltese terrier
  • Japanese spaniel
  • Shih-Tzu
  • domestic dog
  • Maltese dog
  • toy spaniel
  • Peke
  • Chihuahua
  • toy terrier
  • toy dog
  • dog
  • Pekingese
  • Pekinese
  • Maltese

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • stay in place
  • foot
  • worst

Etymology

  • toye (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. toy

noun. ['ˈtɔɪ'] a device regarded as providing amusement.

Antonyms

  • decrease

Etymology

  • toye (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. toy

noun. ['ˈtɔɪ'] a nonfunctional replica of something else (frequently used as a modifier).

Synonyms

  • replication
  • reproduction

Antonyms

  • bring to
  • ignite
  • uncover

Etymology

  • toye (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. toy

verb. ['ˈtɔɪ'] behave carelessly or indifferently.

Synonyms

  • play
  • act
  • flirt
  • trifle
  • move

Antonyms

  • continue
  • take office
  • issue
  • break

Etymology

  • toye (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. toy

noun. ['ˈtɔɪ'] a copy that reproduces a person or thing in greatly reduced size.

Synonyms

  • miniature

Antonyms

  • bottom
  • low

Etymology

  • toye (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. toy

verb. ['ˈtɔɪ'] engage in an activity as if it were a game rather than take it seriously.

Synonyms

  • act
  • behave
  • do

Antonyms

  • underact
  • tightness
  • immovability
  • immovableness

Etymology

  • toye (Middle English (1100-1500))

Sentences with toy-industry


1. Noun Phrase
A good example of this is the toy industry, which creates high demand during the holidays by advertising certain products that consumers then request from local retailers.

2. Noun Phrase
But keep in mind that the sex-toy industry has addressed basically everyone’s needs using medical-grade silicone and smooth surfaces,” says Dr. Moore.

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