1. machinery that processes materials by grinding or crushing

    Synonyms : mill, milling machinery
    Type Of : machinery
  2. a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States

    Synonyms : bomber, cuban sandwich, hero, hero sandwich, hoagie, hoagy, italian sandwich, poor boy, sub, submarine, submarine sandwich, torpedo, wedge, zep
    Type Of : sandwich
  3. grinding tooth with a broad crown; located behind the premolars

    Synonyms : molar
    Type Of : tooth
  4. a machine tool that polishes metal

    Type Of : machine tool

get up

  1. get up and out of bed

    Synonyms : arise, rise, turn out, uprise
    Antonyms : go to bed
    Examples :
    • I get up at 7 A.M. every day
  2. raise from a lower to a higher position

    Synonyms : bring up, elevate, lift, raise
    Type Of : move, displace
  3. put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive

    Synonyms : attire, deck out, deck up, dress up, fancy up, fig out, fig up, gussy up, overdress, prink, rig out, tog out, tog up, trick out, trick up
    Type Of : get dressed, dress
  4. study intensively, as before an exam

    Synonyms : bone, bone up, cram, drum, grind away, mug up, swot, swot up
    Type Of : study, hit the books
  5. develop

    Synonyms : work up
    Type Of : produce, get, acquire, develop, grow
  6. rise to one's feet

    Synonyms : arise, rise, stand up, uprise
    Type Of : change posture
  7. arrange by systematic planning and united effort

    Synonyms : devise, machinate, organise, organize, prepare
    Type Of : pioneer, initiate
  8. cause to rise

    Type Of : bring up, lift, raise, elevate


  1. follow a certain course

    Synonyms : proceed
    Type Of : hap, take place, occur, go on, pass, come about, pass off, fall out, happen
    Examples :
    • how did your interview go?
  2. have a particular form

    Synonyms : run
    Type Of : be
    Examples :
    • as the saying goes...
  3. move away from a place into another direction

    Synonyms : depart, go away
    Antonyms : come
    Type Of : go out, get out, exit, leave
  4. perform as expected when applied

    Synonyms : function, operate, run, work
    Examples :
    • The washing machine won't go unless it's plugged in
  5. change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

    Synonyms : locomote, move, travel
    Examples :
    • How fast does your new car go?
  6. be in the right place or situation

    Synonyms : belong
    Type Of : be
    Examples :
    • Let's put health care where it belongs--under the control of the government
    • Where do these books go?
  7. a usually brief attempt

    Synonyms : crack, fling, offer, pass, whirl
    Type Of : effort, try, endeavour, endeavor, attempt
  8. a board game for two players who place counters on a grid; the object is to surround and so capture the opponent's counters

    Synonyms : go game
    Type Of : board game
  9. pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life

    Synonyms : buy the farm, cash in one's chips, choke, conk, croak, decease, die, drop dead, exit, expire, give-up the ghost, kick the bucket, pass, pass away, perish, pop off, snuff it
    Type Of : change state, turn
  10. make a certain noise or sound

    Synonyms : sound
    Type Of : cause to be perceived
  11. lead, extend, or afford access

    Synonyms : lead
    Type Of : be
    Examples :
    • This door goes to the basement
  12. street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine

    Synonyms : adam, cristal, disco biscuit, ecstasy, hug drug, x, xtc
    Type Of : methylenedioxymethamphetamine, mdma
  13. continue to live and avoid dying

    Synonyms : endure, hold out, hold up, last, live, live on, survive
  14. begin or set in motion

    Synonyms : get going, start
    Examples :
    • Ready, set, go!
  15. stop operating or functioning

    Synonyms : break, break down, conk out, die, fail, give out, give way, go bad
    Type Of : change
  16. to be spent or finished

    Synonyms : run low, run short
    Type Of : terminate, stop, finish, cease, end
    Examples :
    • The money had gone after a few days
  17. a time period for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else)

    Synonyms : spell, tour, turn
    Type Of : work shift, shift, duty period
    Examples :
    • it's my go
  18. blend or harmonize

    Synonyms : blend, blend in
    Type Of : accord, agree, fit in, consort, harmonise, harmonize, concord
    Examples :
    • This sofa won't go with the chairs
  19. go through in search of something; search through someone's belongings in an unauthorized way

    Synonyms : rifle
    Type Of : search
  20. enter or assume a certain state or condition

    Synonyms : become, get
    Type Of : change state, turn
    Examples :
    • Get going!
  21. have a turn; make one's move in a game

    Synonyms : move
    Examples :
    • Can I go now?
  22. give support (to) or make a choice (of) one out of a group or number

    Synonyms : plump
    Type Of : select, pick out, choose, take
  23. stretch out over a distance, space, time, or scope; run or extend between two points or beyond a certain point

    Synonyms : extend, lead, pass, run
    Type Of : be
    Examples :
    • His knowledge doesn't go very far
  24. follow a procedure or take a course

    Synonyms : move, proceed
    Type Of : act, move
    Examples :
    • We should go farther in this matter
    • go about the world in a certain manner
    • Messages must go through diplomatic channels
  25. be the right size or shape; fit correctly or as desired

    Synonyms : fit
    Type Of : fit
  26. progress by being changed

    Synonyms : move, run
    Type Of : change
    Examples :
    • The speech has to go through several more drafts
  27. be abolished or discarded

    Type Of : vanish, go away, disappear
    Examples :
    • These ugly billboards have to go!
    • These luxuries all had to go under the Khmer Rouge
  28. be or continue to be in a certain condition

    Type Of : be
  29. be ranked or compare

    Type Of : compare
    Examples :
    • This violinist is as good as Juilliard-trained violinists go
  30. functioning correctly and ready for action

    Antonyms : no-go
    Examples :
    • all systems are go
  31. pass, fare, or elapse; of a certain state of affairs or action

    Examples :
    • How is it going?
    • The day went well until I got your call
  32. be spent

go out

  1. move out of or depart from

    Synonyms : exit, get out, leave
    Type Of : move
  2. date regularly; have a steady relationship with

    Synonyms : date, go steady, see
    Type Of : consort, affiliate, associate, assort
  3. become extinguished

    Type Of : stop, finish, cease, terminate, end
  4. go out of fashion; become unfashionable

    Antonyms : come in
    Type Of : change
  5. leave the house to go somewhere

    Type Of : leave, go away, go forth
  6. take the field

    Type Of : go forth, go away, leave


  1. being other than verbal communication

    Synonyms : nonverbal
    Examples :
    • the study of gestural communication
  2. used of the language of the deaf

    Synonyms : sign, sign-language, signed


  1. show, express or direct through movement

    Synonyms : gesticulate, motion
    Type Of : intercommunicate, communicate
    Examples :
    • He gestured his desire to leave
  2. the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals

    Synonyms : motion
    Type Of : visual communication
  3. motion of hands or body to emphasize or help to express a thought or feeling

    Type Of : motion, motility, movement, move
  4. something done as an indication of intention

    Type Of : indicant, indication
    Examples :
    • a political gesture
    • a gesture of defiance


  1. a person who cares for persons or property

    Synonyms : defender, protector, shielder
    Type Of : preserver


  1. in a greedy manner

    Synonyms : avariciously, covetously

get out

  1. be released or become known; of news

    Synonyms : break, get around
  2. move out of or depart from

    Synonyms : exit, go out, leave
    Type Of : move
  3. bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover

    Synonyms : draw, pull, pull out, take out
    Type Of : take, take away, withdraw, remove
  4. move out or away

    Synonyms : pull out
    Type Of : go away, leave, go forth
  5. take out of a container or enclosed space

    Synonyms : bring out
    Type Of : take out, unpack
  6. escape potentially unpleasant consequences; get away with a forbidden action

    Synonyms : escape, get away, get by, get off
    Type Of : avoid
    Examples :
    • I couldn't get out from under these responsibilities
  7. express with difficulty

    Type Of : tell, say, state
    Examples :
    • I managed to get out a few words


  1. harshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance

    Synonyms : dour, forbidding
    Examples :
    • a grim man loving duty more than humanity
    • undoubtedly the grimmest part of him was his iron claw
  2. causing dejection

    Synonyms : blue, dark, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, drab, drear, dreary, gloomy, sorry
    Examples :
    • grim rainy weather
  3. not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty

    Synonyms : inexorable, relentless, stern, unappeasable, unforgiving, unrelenting
    Examples :
    • grim determination
    • grim necessity
  4. shockingly repellent; inspiring horror

    Synonyms : ghastly, grisly, gruesome, macabre, sick
    Examples :
    • the grim aftermath of the bombing
    • the grim task of burying the victims
  5. filled with melancholy and despondency

    Synonyms : blue, depressed, dispirited, down, down in the mouth, downcast, downhearted, gloomy, low, low-spirited
    Examples :
    • took a grim view of the economy
  6. harshly ironic or sinister

    Synonyms : black, mordant
    Examples :
    • a grim joke
    • grim laughter