1. a serious crime (such as murder or arson)

    Type Of : criminal offense, law-breaking, crime, criminal offence


  1. moving very fast

    Synonyms : swift
    Examples :
    • fleet of foot
    • the fleet scurrying of squirrels
  2. move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart

    Synonyms : dart, flit, flutter
    Type Of : hurry, speed, zip, travel rapidly
  3. disappear gradually

    Synonyms : blow over, evanesce, fade, pass, pass off
    Type Of : disappear, go away, vanish
  4. a group of steamships operating together under the same ownership

    Type Of : steamship line, steamship company
  5. a group of warships organized as a tactical unit

    Type Of : accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection
  6. group of aircraft operating together under the same ownership

    Type Of : assemblage, accumulation, aggregation, collection
  7. group of motor vehicles operating together under the same ownership

    Type Of : assemblage, aggregation, accumulation, collection


  1. in an uncontrolled manner

    Synonyms : madly

for example

  1. as an example

    Synonyms : e.g., for instance
    Examples :
    • take ribbon snakes, for example


  1. covering with fine light hairs

    Synonyms : fuzzed
  2. indistinct or hazy in outline

    Synonyms : bleary, blurred, blurry, foggy, hazy, muzzy
  3. confused and not coherent; not clearly thought out

    Examples :
    • a vague and fuzzy idea of the world of finance


  1. unwavering in devotion to friend or vow or cause

    Synonyms : firm, loyal, truehearted
    Examples :
    • fast friends
  2. firmly or closely

    Synonyms : tight
    Examples :
    • held fast to the rope
    • her foot was stuck fast
  3. securely fixed in place

    Synonyms : firm, immobile
  4. hurried and brief

    Synonyms : flying, quick
    Examples :
    • a fast visit
  5. abstaining from food

    Synonyms : fasting
    Type Of : abstinence
  6. unrestrained by convention or morality

    Synonyms : debauched, degenerate, degraded, dissipated, dissolute, libertine, profligate, riotous
    Examples :
    • fast women
  7. abstain from certain foods, as for religious or medical reasons

    Type Of : desist, refrain, abstain
    Examples :
    • Catholics sometimes fast during Lent
  8. abstain from eating

    Type Of : desist, abstain, refrain
    Examples :
    • Before the medical exam, you must fast
  9. acting or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly

    Antonyms : slow
    Examples :
    • fast film
    • on the fast track in school
    • set a fast pace
    • a fast car
  10. at a rapid tempo

    Antonyms : slow
    Examples :
    • the band played a fast fox trot
  11. (of a photographic lens or emulsion) causing a shortening of exposure time

    Examples :
    • a fast lens
  12. (of surfaces) conducive to rapid speeds

    Examples :
    • a fast road
    • grass courts are faster than clay
  13. resistant to destruction or fading

    Examples :
    • fast colors
  14. (used of timepieces) indicating a time ahead of or later than the correct time

    Antonyms : slow
    Examples :
    • my watch is fast

fashion designer

  1. someone who designs clothing

    Synonyms : clothes designer, couturier, designer
    Type Of : creator


  1. well in the past; former

    Synonyms : bygone, bypast, departed, gone
    Examples :
    • dreams of foregone times


  1. material for building fences

    Synonyms : fencing material
    Type Of : building material
  2. a barrier that serves to enclose an area

    Synonyms : fence
    Type Of : barrier
  3. the art or sport of fighting with swords (especially the use of foils or epees or sabres to score points under a set of rules)

    Type Of : swordplay, fight, play, fighting, combat, scrap


  1. one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration

    Synonyms : digit
    Type Of : whole number, integer
  2. judge to be probable

    Synonyms : calculate, count on, estimate, forecast, reckon
    Type Of : judge, evaluate, pass judgment
  3. be or play a part of or in

    Synonyms : enter
    Type Of : be
    Examples :
    • Elections figure prominently in every government program
    • How do the elections figure in the current pattern of internal politics?
  4. a diagram or picture illustrating textual material

    Synonyms : fig
    Type Of : illustration
  5. a decorative or artistic work

    Synonyms : design, pattern
    Type Of : decoration, ornament, ornamentation
  6. the property possessed by a sum or total or indefinite quantity of units or individuals

    Synonyms : number
    Type Of : amount
    Examples :
    • the figure was about a thousand
  7. a well-known or notable person

    Synonyms : name, public figure
    Type Of : important person, influential person, personage
    Examples :
    • she is an important figure in modern music
  8. alternative names for the body of a human being

    Synonyms : anatomy, bod, build, chassis, flesh, form, frame, human body, material body, physical body, physique, shape, soma
    Type Of : organic structure, body
  9. imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind

    Synonyms : envision, fancy, image, picture, project, see, visualise, visualize
    Type Of : ideate, imagine, conceive of, envisage
  10. language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense

    Synonyms : figure of speech, image, trope
    Type Of : rhetorical device
  11. make a mathematical calculation or computation

    Synonyms : calculate, cipher, compute, cypher, reckon, work out
    Type Of : reason
  12. a combination of points and lines and planes that form a visible palpable shape

    Type Of : form, shape
  13. a model of a bodily form (especially of a person)

    Type Of : model, simulation
    Examples :
    • he made a figure of Santa Claus
  14. an amount of money expressed numerically

    Type Of : sum, amount, sum of money, amount of money
    Examples :
    • a figure of $17 was suggested
  15. a predetermined set of movements in dancing or skating

    Type Of : maneuver, manoeuvre, play
    Examples :
    • she made the best score on compulsory figures
  16. a unitary percept having structure and coherence that is the object of attention and that stands out against a ground

    Antonyms : ground
    Type Of : perception, perceptual experience, percept
  17. the impression produced by a person

    Type Of : impression, effect
    Examples :
    • he cut a fine figure
    • a heroic figure
  18. understand

    Type Of : compass, apprehend, savvy, get the picture, grasp, dig, comprehend, grok
    Examples :
    • He didn't figure her