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1. phrase

noun. ['ˈfreɪz'] an expression consisting of one or more words forming a grammatical constituent of a sentence.

Synonyms

  • pronominal
  • expression
  • noun phrase
  • pronominal phrase
  • catchphrase
  • headword
  • verb phrase
  • prepositional phrase
  • head word
  • catch phrase
  • predicate
  • modifier
  • nominal
  • nominal phrase
  • qualifier
  • response
  • construction

Antonyms

  • unarticulated
  • implicit
  • local
  • slow

Etymology

  • phrasis (Latin)
  • φράσις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Verb Phrase

  • compusa's
  • communiques
  • dismutase
  • urokinase
  • indosuez
  • delosreyes
  • chevrolets
  • chevrolet's
  • santa-fe's
  • reappraise
  • portrays
  • polonaise
  • pinochet's
  • overplays
  • displays
  • cabernets
  • touvier's
  • replays
  • rephrase
  • piaget's
  • mcveigh's
  • lyonnaise
  • lyonnais
  • lescaze
  • jouret's
  • dossiers
  • dismays
  • delhaize
  • defrays
  • conveys

Sentences with verb-phrase


1. Noun Phrase
After work is an adverb phrase telling when.

2. Noun Phrase
Next door is an adverb phrase telling where.

3. Noun Phrase
Writers use verb phrases to convey the meaning of an action and the time in which the action occurs.

4. Noun Phrase
The verb phrase may include more than one helping verb.

2. phrase

noun. ['ˈfreɪz'] a short musical passage.

Synonyms

  • tune
  • air
  • melodic line
  • strain
  • ostinato
  • line
  • musical passage
  • ligature
  • melodic phrase
  • passage
  • musical phrase

Antonyms

  • negate
  • disprove
  • affirm
  • contraindicate

Etymology

  • phrasis (Latin)
  • φράσις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. phrase

verb. ['ˈfreɪz'] put into words or an expression.

Synonyms

  • articulate
  • express
  • show
  • dogmatise
  • couch
  • dogmatize
  • give voice
  • ask
  • frame
  • put
  • lexicalise
  • redact
  • evince
  • word
  • formulate
  • formularize
  • cast
  • formularise

Antonyms

  • antonym
  • categorem
  • synonym
  • keep down

Etymology

  • phrasis (Latin)
  • φράσις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. phrase

noun. ['ˈfreɪz'] an expression whose meanings cannot be inferred from the meanings of the words that make it up.

Synonyms

  • idiom
  • expression
  • ruralism
  • saying
  • set phrase
  • rusticism
  • idiomatic expression
  • phrasal idiom

Antonyms

  • obviate
  • top
  • bottom
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • phrasis (Latin)
  • φράσις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

5. phrase

noun. ['ˈfreɪz'] dance movements that are linked in a single choreographic sequence.

Synonyms

  • terpsichore
  • dance
  • dancing

Antonyms

  • voice
  • written
  • uncommunicative
  • inarticulate

Etymology

  • phrasis (Latin)
  • φράσις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

6. phrase

verb. ['ˈfreɪz'] divide, combine, or mark into phrases.

Synonyms

  • put
  • arrange
  • set up

Antonyms

  • divest
  • disorganise
  • disorganize
  • call option

Etymology

  • phrasis (Latin)
  • φράσις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

7. verb

noun. ['ˈvɝːb'] the word class that serves as the predicate of a sentence.

Synonyms

  • major form class
  • phrasal verb
  • intransitive verb
  • transitive verb form
  • participial
  • auxiliary verb
  • intransitive
  • participle
  • transitive verb
  • transitive
  • infinitive
  • intransitive verb form

Antonyms

  • assortative mating
  • detribalisation
  • detribalization
  • disunion

Etymology

  • verbe (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • verbum (Latin)

8. verb

noun. ['ˈvɝːb'] a content word that denotes an action, occurrence, or state of existence.

Synonyms

  • open-class word
  • frequentative
  • reflexive verb
  • copula
  • content word
  • linking verb

Antonyms

  • disjunctive

Etymology

  • verbe (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • verbum (Latin)
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