galvanism

  1. the therapeutic application of electricity to the body (as in the treatment of various forms of paralysis)

    Synonyms : electric healing, electrical healing, electrotherapy
    Type Of : therapy
  2. electricity produced by chemical action

    Type Of : electricity

ghost

  1. haunt like a ghost; pursue

    Synonyms : haunt, obsess
    Type Of : preoccupy
  2. write for someone else

    Synonyms : ghostwrite
    Type Of : author
    Examples :
    • How many books have you ghostwritten so far?
  3. a suggestion of some quality

    Synonyms : touch, trace
    Type Of : suggestion, proffer, proposition
    Examples :
    • he detected a ghost of a smile on her face
  4. a mental representation of some haunting experience

    Synonyms : shade, specter, spectre, spook, wraith
    Type Of : shadow, apparition, fantasm, phantasm, phantasma, phantom
    Examples :
    • he looked like he had seen a ghost
  5. a writer who gives the credit of authorship to someone else

    Synonyms : ghostwriter
    Type Of : author, writer
  6. move like a ghost

    Type Of : travel, go, locomote, move
    Examples :
    • The masked men ghosted across the moonlit yard
  7. the visible disembodied soul of a dead person

    Type Of : psyche, soul

ghost

  1. haunt like a ghost; pursue

    Synonyms : haunt, obsess
    Type Of : preoccupy
  2. write for someone else

    Synonyms : ghostwrite
    Type Of : author
    Examples :
    • How many books have you ghostwritten so far?
  3. a suggestion of some quality

    Synonyms : touch, trace
    Type Of : suggestion, proffer, proposition
    Examples :
    • he detected a ghost of a smile on her face
  4. a mental representation of some haunting experience

    Synonyms : shade, specter, spectre, spook, wraith
    Type Of : shadow, apparition, fantasm, phantasm, phantasma, phantom
    Examples :
    • he looked like he had seen a ghost
  5. a writer who gives the credit of authorship to someone else

    Synonyms : ghostwriter
    Type Of : author, writer
  6. move like a ghost

    Type Of : travel, go, locomote, move
    Examples :
    • The masked men ghosted across the moonlit yard
  7. the visible disembodied soul of a dead person

    Type Of : psyche, soul

ghost

  1. haunt like a ghost; pursue

    Synonyms : haunt, obsess
    Type Of : preoccupy
  2. write for someone else

    Synonyms : ghostwrite
    Type Of : author
    Examples :
    • How many books have you ghostwritten so far?
  3. a suggestion of some quality

    Synonyms : touch, trace
    Type Of : suggestion, proffer, proposition
    Examples :
    • he detected a ghost of a smile on her face
  4. a mental representation of some haunting experience

    Synonyms : shade, specter, spectre, spook, wraith
    Type Of : shadow, apparition, fantasm, phantasm, phantasma, phantom
    Examples :
    • he looked like he had seen a ghost
  5. a writer who gives the credit of authorship to someone else

    Synonyms : ghostwriter
    Type Of : author, writer
  6. move like a ghost

    Type Of : travel, go, locomote, move
    Examples :
    • The masked men ghosted across the moonlit yard
  7. the visible disembodied soul of a dead person

    Type Of : psyche, soul

ghost

  1. haunt like a ghost; pursue

    Synonyms : haunt, obsess
    Type Of : preoccupy
  2. write for someone else

    Synonyms : ghostwrite
    Type Of : author
    Examples :
    • How many books have you ghostwritten so far?
  3. a suggestion of some quality

    Synonyms : touch, trace
    Type Of : suggestion, proffer, proposition
    Examples :
    • he detected a ghost of a smile on her face
  4. a mental representation of some haunting experience

    Synonyms : shade, specter, spectre, spook, wraith
    Type Of : shadow, apparition, fantasm, phantasm, phantasma, phantom
    Examples :
    • he looked like he had seen a ghost
  5. a writer who gives the credit of authorship to someone else

    Synonyms : ghostwriter
    Type Of : author, writer
  6. move like a ghost

    Type Of : travel, go, locomote, move
    Examples :
    • The masked men ghosted across the moonlit yard
  7. the visible disembodied soul of a dead person

    Type Of : psyche, soul

giving

  1. given or giving freely

    Synonyms : big, bighearted, bounteous, bountiful, freehanded, handsome, liberal, openhanded
    Examples :
    • Saturday's child is loving and giving
  2. the act of giving

    Synonyms : gift
    Type Of : sharing, share-out
  3. disposing of property by voluntary transfer without receiving value in return

    Type Of : disposal, disposition
    Examples :
    • the alumni followed a program of annual giving
  4. the imparting of news or promises etc.

    Type Of : imparting, impartation, conveyance
    Examples :
    • he gave us the news and made a great show of the giving
    • giving his word of honor seemed to come too easily

gold

  1. a soft yellow malleable ductile (trivalent and univalent) metallic element; occurs mainly as nuggets in rocks and alluvial deposits; does not react with most chemicals but is attacked by chlorine and aqua regia

    Synonyms : atomic number 79, au
    Type Of : noble metal
  2. a deep yellow color

    Synonyms : amber
    Type Of : yellowness, yellow
    Examples :
    • he admired the gold of her hair
  3. having the deep slightly brownish color of gold

    Synonyms : aureate, gilded, gilt, golden
    Examples :
    • long aureate (or golden) hair
    • a gold carpet
  4. made from or covered with gold

    Synonyms : gilded, golden
    Examples :
    • gold coins
    • the gold dome of the Capitol
    • the golden calf
  5. coins made of gold

    Type Of : precious metal
  6. great wealth

    Type Of : wealth, riches
    Examples :
    • Whilst that for which all virtue now is sold, and almost every vice--almighty gold
  7. something likened to the metal in brightness or preciousness or superiority etc.

    Type Of : valuableness, invaluableness, pricelessness, preciousness
    Examples :
    • the child was as good as gold
    • she has a heart of gold

groove

  1. (anatomy) any furrow or channel on a bodily structure or part

    Synonyms : vallecula
    Type Of : body part
  2. hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove

    Synonyms : furrow, rut
    Type Of : turn over, cut into, delve, dig
  3. a long narrow furrow cut either by a natural process (such as erosion) or by a tool (as e.g. a groove in a phonograph record)

    Synonyms : channel
    Type Of : depression, impression, imprint
  4. a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape

    Synonyms : rut
    Type Of : modus operandi, routine
  5. make a groove in, or provide with a groove

    Type Of : incise
    Examples :
    • groove a vinyl record

gain

  1. the amount of increase in signal power or voltage or current expressed as the ratio of output to input

    Synonyms : amplification
    Type Of : increment, increase
  2. earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages

    Synonyms : bring in, clear, earn, make, pull in, realise, realize, take in
    Type Of : acquire, get
  3. increase or develop

    Synonyms : gather
    Type Of : increase
    Examples :
    • the peace movement gained momentum
  4. a quantity that is added

    Synonyms : addition, increase
    Type Of : indefinite quantity
    Examples :
    • they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks
  5. win something through one's efforts

    Synonyms : acquire, win
    Type Of : acquire, get
  6. obtain

    Synonyms : derive
    Type Of : obtain
  7. derive a benefit from

    Synonyms : benefit, profit
    Type Of : acquire, get
  8. the advantageous quality of being beneficial

    Synonyms : profit
    Type Of : vantage, advantage
  9. reach a destination, either real or abstract

    Synonyms : arrive at, attain, hit, make, reach
  10. increase (one's body weight)

    Synonyms : put on
    Antonyms : reduce
    Type Of : change state, turn
    Examples :
    • She gained 20 pounds when she stopped exercising
  11. obtain advantages, such as points, etc.

    Synonyms : advance, gain ground, get ahead, make headway, pull ahead, win
    Antonyms : fall back
    Examples :
    • The home team was gaining ground
  12. rise in rate or price

    Synonyms : advance
    Type Of : climb, rise, mount, wax
    Examples :
    • The stock market gained 24 points today
  13. the amount by which the revenue of a business exceeds its cost of operating

    Antonyms : loss
    Type Of : amount, amount of money, sum, sum of money

gap

  1. an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity

    Synonyms : break, disruption, interruption
    Type Of : holdup, delay
    Examples :
    • there was a gap in his account
  2. an open or empty space in or between things

    Synonyms : opening
    Type Of : space
    Examples :
    • the explosion made a gap in the wall
  3. a narrow opening

    Synonyms : crack
    Type Of : opening
  4. a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures

    Synonyms : spread
    Type Of : disparity
    Examples :
    • gap between income and outgo
  5. a pass between mountain peaks

    Synonyms : col
    Type Of : notch, mountain pass, pass
  6. make an opening or gap in

    Synonyms : breach
    Type Of : open, open up
  7. a difference (especially an unfortunate difference) between two opinions or two views or two situations

    Type Of : difference, difference of opinion, dispute, conflict