1. deserving of contempt or scorn

    Antonyms : estimable


  1. behave well or properly

    Synonyms : behave
    Type Of : act, move
  2. behave in a certain manner

    Synonyms : acquit, bear, behave, carry, conduct, deport
    Type Of : carry, act, move, hold, bear


  1. hurl as if with a sling

    Synonyms : sling
    Type Of : cast, hurl, hurtle
  2. a plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms; used to propel small stones

    Synonyms : sling, slingshot
    Type Of : plaything, toy
  3. an engine that provided medieval artillery used during sieges; a heavy war engine for hurling large stones and other missiles

    Synonyms : arbalest, arbalist, ballista, bricole, mangonel, onager, trebuchet, trebucket
    Type Of : engine
  4. a device that launches aircraft from a warship

    Synonyms : launcher
    Type Of : device
  5. shoot forth or launch, as if from a catapult

    Type Of : impel, propel
    Examples :
    • the enemy catapulted rocks towards the fort


  1. pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law

    Synonyms : doom, sentence
    Type Of : declare
    Examples :
    • He was condemned to ten years in prison
  2. express strong disapproval of

    Synonyms : decry, excoriate, objurgate, reprobate
    Type Of : denounce
    Examples :
    • We condemn the racism in South Africa
  3. appropriate (property) for public use

    Type Of : attach, impound, confiscate, seize, sequester
    Examples :
    • the county condemned the land to build a highway
  4. compel or force into a particular state or activity

    Type Of : compel, oblige, obligate
    Examples :
    • His devotion to his sick wife condemned him to a lonely existence
  5. declare or judge unfit for use or habitation

    Type Of : declare
    Examples :
    • The building was condemned by the inspector
  6. demonstrate the guilt of (someone)

    Type Of : certify, demonstrate, evidence, manifest, attest
    Examples :
    • Her strange behavior condemned her


  1. costing nothing

    Synonyms : costless, free, gratis, gratuitous
    Examples :
    • complimentary tickets
  2. conveying or resembling a compliment

    Antonyms : uncomplimentary
    Examples :
    • a complimentary remark


  1. the principal Christian church building of a bishop's diocese

    Synonyms : duomo
    Type Of : church, church building
  2. any large and important church

    Type Of : church, church building
  3. relating to or containing or issuing from a bishop's office or throne

    Examples :
    • a cathedral church


  1. a passage (a pipe or tunnel) through which water or electric wires can pass

    Type Of : passage
    Examples :
    • the computers were connected through a system of conduits


  1. a Gestalt principle of organization holding that there is an innate tendency to perceive a line as continuing its established direction

    Synonyms : good continuation, law of continuation
    Type Of : gestalt principle of organization, gestalt law of organization
  2. the act of continuing an activity without interruption

    Synonyms : continuance
    Antonyms : discontinuation
    Type Of : activity
  3. a part added to a book or play that continues and extends it

    Synonyms : sequel
    Type Of : addendum, supplement, postscript
  4. the consequence of being lengthened in duration

    Synonyms : lengthiness, prolongation, protraction
    Type Of : length, duration

chip in

  1. contribute to some cause

    Synonyms : contribute, give, kick in
    Type Of : give

call off

  1. postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled

    Synonyms : cancel, scratch, scrub
  2. give the calls (to the dancers) for a square dance

    Synonyms : call