1. do something that one considers to be below one's dignity

    Synonyms : deign, descend
    Type Of : move, act
  2. treat condescendingly

    Synonyms : patronise, patronize
    Type Of : interact
  3. debase oneself morally, act in an undignified, unworthy, or dishonorable way

    Synonyms : lower oneself, stoop
    Type Of : act, move
  4. behave in a patronizing and condescending manner

    Type Of : act, move


  1. expressing much in few words

    Antonyms : prolix
    Examples :
    • a concise explanation


  1. come to terms

    Synonyms : make up, patch up, reconcile, settle
    Type Of : hold, concord, concur, agree
  2. make (one thing) compatible with (another)

    Synonyms : accommodate, reconcile
    Type Of : harmonise, harmonize
  3. cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of

    Synonyms : appease, assuage, gentle, gruntle, lenify, mollify, pacify, placate
    Type Of : tranquillize, calm, calm down, lull, quiet, quieten, still, tranquilize, tranquillise


  1. a series of things depending on each other as if linked together

    Synonyms : chain
    Type Of : series
    Examples :
    • a complicated concatenation of circumstances
  2. the act of linking together as in a series or chain

    Type Of : joining, connexion, connection
  3. the linking together of a consecutive series of symbols or events or ideas etc

    Type Of : connectedness, connexion, connection
    Examples :
    • it was caused by an improbable concatenation of circumstances
  4. the state of being linked together as in a chain; union in a linked series

    Type Of : connection, link, connectedness


  1. add by linking or joining so as to form a chain or series

    Type Of : add
    Examples :
    • concatenate terms
    • concatenate characters
  2. combine two strings to form a single one

    Type Of : chain


  1. inclined to comply

    Antonyms : defiant
    Examples :
    • children compliant with the parental will


  1. contented to a fault with oneself or one's actions

    Synonyms : self-complacent, self-satisfied
    Examples :
    • he had become complacent after years of success


  1. take arbitrarily or by force

    Synonyms : highjack, hijack, pirate
    Type Of : seize
    Examples :
    • The Cubans commandeered the plane and flew it to Miami


  1. agreement on a secret plot

    Synonyms : connivance
    Type Of : agreement
  2. secret agreement

    Type Of : agreement, arrangement


  1. characteristic of informal spoken language or conversation

    Synonyms : conversational
    Examples :
    • wrote her letters in a colloquial style