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1. universal

adjective. ['ˌjuːnəˈvɝːsəl'] of worldwide scope or applicability.

Synonyms

  • world-wide
  • ecumenical
  • comprehensive
  • worldwide
  • cosmopolitan
  • general

Antonyms

  • sectarian
  • national
  • continental
  • incomplete

Etymology

  • universalis (Latin)
  • -alis (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Universal Solvent

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Example sentences of the word universal-solvent


1. Noun Phrase
Water is the “universal solvent” because it dissolves more substances than any other liquid.

2. Noun Phrase
Water is often called “the universal solvent,” because it can dissolve both acids and bases.

2. universal

noun. ['ˌjuːnəˈvɝːsəl'] coupling that connects two rotating shafts allowing freedom of movement in all directions.

Synonyms

  • universal joint
  • drive line system
  • coupler
  • drive line

Antonyms

  • endemic
  • particularity
  • discriminate
  • precise

Etymology

  • universalis (Latin)
  • -alis (Latin)

3. universal

adjective. ['ˌjuːnəˈvɝːsəl'] adapted to various purposes, sizes, forms, operations.

Antonyms

  • narrow

Etymology

  • universalis (Latin)
  • -alis (Latin)

4. universal

adjective. ['ˌjuːnəˈvɝːsəl'] applicable to or common to all members of a group or set.

Antonyms

  • exclusive

Etymology

  • universalis (Latin)
  • -alis (Latin)

5. universal

noun. ['ˌjuːnəˈvɝːsəl'] (logic) a proposition that asserts something of all members of a class.

Synonyms

  • universal proposition

Antonyms

  • particular proposition
  • assortative mating

Etymology

  • universalis (Latin)
  • -alis (Latin)

6. universal

noun. ['ˌjuːnəˈvɝːsəl'] (linguistics) a grammatical rule (or other linguistic feature) that is found in all languages.

Synonyms

  • linguistic rule
  • rule

Antonyms

  • unconventionality
  • unconventional
  • conventional

Etymology

  • universalis (Latin)
  • -alis (Latin)

7. universal

noun. ['ˌjuːnəˈvɝːsəl'] a behavioral convention or pattern characteristic of all members of a particular culture or of all human beings.

Synonyms

  • pattern
  • formula
  • normal
  • rule

Antonyms

  • diversified
  • uncommon
  • local
  • disassortative mating

Etymology

  • universalis (Latin)
  • -alis (Latin)

8. solvent

noun. ['ˈsɑːlvənt'] a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances.

Synonyms

  • xylol
  • toluene
  • dissolving agent
  • remover
  • alcahest
  • hydroxybenzene
  • universal solvent
  • dimethyl ketone
  • methylbenzene
  • tetrachloromethane
  • propanone
  • phenylic acid
  • perchloromethane
  • acetone
  • hexane
  • medium
  • carbon tet
  • chlorobenzene
  • oxybenzene
  • naphtha
  • carbolic acid
  • xylene
  • phenol
  • carbon tetrachloride
  • alkahest
  • menstruum
  • dissolver
  • dissolvent

Antonyms

  • truth
  • overstatement
  • con
  • pro

9. solvent

noun. ['ˈsɑːlvənt'] a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem.

Synonyms

  • answer
  • statement
  • result
  • resolution
  • solution

Antonyms

  • raw
  • fall short of
  • disagree
  • question
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