Synonyms
Antonyms

1. sprawl

verb. ['ˈsprɔl'] sit or lie with one's limbs spread out.

Synonyms

  • sit down
  • lie
  • sit

Antonyms

  • stand
  • sit
  • disrespect
  • irreverence

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Rhymes with Urban Sprawl

  • montreal
  • senegal
  • peterpaul
  • luminol
  • forestall
  • vantol
  • vanhall
  • vandall
  • mcphaul
  • mcnall
  • mcfaul
  • mcfall
  • install
  • enthral
  • baseball
  • squall
  • scrawl
  • sabol
  • recall
  • nepal
  • metall
  • mehall
  • mccaul
  • mccall
  • fairall
  • engwall
  • edsall
  • depaul
  • befall
  • bacall

Sentences with urban-sprawl


1. Noun Phrase
The urban sprawl was starting to affect areas which were once more affordable.

2. Noun Phrase
While urban sprawl often provokes criticism, it has some beneficial aspects as well.

3. Noun Phrase
When urban sprawl gobbles up agricultural spaces, items like grain silos are left behind.

4. Noun Phrase
Also, urban sprawl can threaten or virtually destroy natural ecosystems.

2. sprawl

verb. ['ˈsprɔl'] go, come, or spread in a rambling or irregular way.

Synonyms

  • spread
  • distribute

Antonyms

  • intolerance
  • unerect
  • erect

3. sprawl

noun. ['ˈsprɔl'] an aggregation or continuous network of urban communities.

Synonyms

  • subtopia
  • conurbation
  • populated area
  • urban area

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • tolerance
  • reverence
  • respect

4. sprawl

noun. ['ˈsprɔl'] an ungainly posture with arms and legs spread about.

Synonyms

  • posture
  • sprawling
  • position

Antonyms

  • arise
  • front
  • back
  • truth

5. urban

adjective. ['ˈɝːbən'] located in or characteristic of a city or city life.

Synonyms

  • cityfied
  • citified
  • urbanised
  • city-like
  • urbanized
  • city-born

Antonyms

  • pastoral
  • campestral
  • country-style
  • folksy

Etymology

  • urbanus (Latin)
  • -anus (Latin)
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