1. transfer property or ownership

    Synonyms : alienate
    Type Of : transfer
    Examples :
    • The will aliened the property to the heirs
  2. anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found

    Synonyms : stranger, unknown
    Type Of : intruder, interloper, trespasser
  3. not contained in or deriving from the essential nature of something

    Synonyms : foreign
    Examples :
    • an economic theory alien to the spirit of capitalism
  4. a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country

    Synonyms : foreigner, noncitizen, outlander
    Type Of : traveler, traveller
  5. a form of life assumed to exist outside the Earth or its atmosphere

    Synonyms : extraterrestrial, extraterrestrial being
    Type Of : hypothetical creature
  6. being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world

    Synonyms : exotic
    Examples :
    • alien customs


  1. the condition of living or the state of being alive

    Synonyms : aliveness, life, living
    Type Of : beingness, existence, face of the earth, being
  2. general activity and motion

    Synonyms : liveliness
    Type Of : activity
  3. quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous

    Synonyms : brio, invigoration, spiritedness, vivification
    Type Of : activeness, activity
  4. the property of being able to survive and grow

    Synonyms : vitality
    Type Of : liveness, aliveness, animateness
  5. the activity of giving vitality and vigour to something

    Synonyms : invigoration, vivification
    Type Of : activating, energizing, activation
  6. the making of animated cartoons

    Type Of : motion-picture photography, filming, cinematography


  1. meeting requirements

    Synonyms : decent, satisfactory
  2. adequate for the purpose

    Examples :
    • the water was acceptable for drinking
  3. judged to be in conformity with approved usage

    Examples :
    • acceptable English usage
  4. worthy of acceptance or satisfactory

    Antonyms : unacceptable
    Examples :
    • acceptable levels of radiation
    • performances varied from acceptable to excellent


  1. designating or involving an equation whose terms are of the first degree

    Synonyms : linear
  2. characterized or produced by addition

    Antonyms : subtractive
    Examples :
    • an additive process
  3. something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine

    Type Of : add-on, improver, addition


  1. deviation from the normal or common order or form or rule

    Synonyms : anomalousness
    Type Of : abnormality, abnormalcy
  2. a person who is unusual

    Synonyms : unusual person
    Type Of : someone, mortal, individual, somebody, soul, person
  3. (astronomy) position of a planet as defined by its angular distance from its perihelion (as observed from the sun)

    Type Of : position, place


  1. something having the property of being analogous to something else

    Synonyms : analogue, parallel
    Type Of : similarity
  2. of a circuit or device having an output that is proportional to the input

    Synonyms : analogue, linear
    Examples :
    • analogue device


  1. the action of accomplishing something

    Synonyms : accomplishment
    Type Of : action


  1. make a more or less disguised reference to

    Synonyms : advert, touch
    Type Of : suggest, hint
    Examples :
    • He alluded to the problem but did not mention it


  1. added to or made greater in amount or number or strength

    Examples :
    • his augmented renown
    • a greatly augmented collection of books


  1. a farewell remark

    Synonyms : adios, arrivederci, au revoir, auf wiedersehen, bye, bye-bye, cheerio, good-by, good-bye, good day, goodby, goodbye, sayonara, so long
    Type Of : farewell, word of farewell