1. consisting of a haphazard assortment of different kinds

    Synonyms : assorted, miscellaneous, motley, sundry
    Examples :
    • a mixed program of baroque and contemporary music
  2. involving or composed of different races

    Synonyms : interracial
    Examples :
    • a mixed neighborhood


  1. the act that results in something coming to be

    Synonyms : devising, fashioning
    Type Of : production
    Examples :
    • the making of measurements
    • it was already in the making
  2. an attribute that must be met or complied with and that fits a person for something

    Synonyms : qualification
    Type Of : fittingness, fitness
    Examples :
    • she has the makings of fine musician
  3. (usually plural) the components needed for making or doing something

    Type Of : element, constituent, component
    Examples :
    • the recipe listed all the makings for a chocolate cake


  1. a land mass that projects well above its surroundings; higher than a hill

    Synonyms : mount
    Type Of : natural elevation, elevation
  2. (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

    Synonyms : batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad
    Type Of : large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity


  1. having many aspects or qualities

    Synonyms : many-sided, miscellaneous, multifarious
    Examples :
    • a multifaceted undertaking

modus operandi

  1. an unvarying or habitual method or procedure

    Synonyms : routine
    Type Of : procedure, process


  1. the food served and eaten at one time

    Synonyms : repast
    Type Of : sustenance, nourishment, nutriment, nutrition, victuals, alimentation, aliment
  2. any of the occasions for eating food that occur by custom or habit at more or less fixed times

    Type Of : occasion
  3. coarsely ground foodstuff; especially seeds of various cereal grasses or pulse

    Type Of : food product, foodstuff


  1. too improbable to admit of belief

    Synonyms : improbable, marvelous, tall
  2. being or having the character of a miracle

    Synonyms : marvelous, miraculous
  3. extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers

    Synonyms : fantastic, grand, howling, marvelous, rattling, terrific, tremendous, wonderful, wondrous


  1. a marvellous event manifesting a supernatural act of a divine agent

    Type Of : event
  2. any amazing or wonderful occurrence

    Type Of : natural event, happening, occurrence, occurrent


  1. the quality of being current or of the present

    Synonyms : contemporaneity, contemporaneousness, modernism, modernness
    Type Of : currency, currentness, up-to-dateness
    Examples :
    • a shopping mall would instill a spirit of modernity into this village


  1. the trait of not trusting others

    Synonyms : distrust, distrustfulness
    Type Of : trait
  2. regard as untrustworthy; regard with suspicion; have no faith or confidence in

    Synonyms : distrust, suspect
    Antonyms : trust
    Type Of : discredit, disbelieve
  3. doubt about someone's honesty

    Synonyms : distrust, misgiving, suspicion
    Type Of : uncertainty, doubtfulness, dubiety, dubiousness, incertitude, doubt