1. the common people generally

    Synonyms : hoi polloi, mass, masses, people, the great unwashed
    Type Of : group, grouping
  2. a large gathering of people

    Synonyms : concourse, throng
    Type Of : gathering, assemblage
  3. a large indefinite number

    Synonyms : battalion, large number, pack, plurality
    Type Of : large indefinite quantity, large indefinite amount
    Examples :
    • a multitude of TV antennas


  1. something that causes feelings of wonder

    Synonyms : wonder
    Type Of : occurrent, natural event, happening, occurrence
  2. be amazed at

    Synonyms : wonder
    Type Of : react, respond
    Examples :
    • We marvelled at the child's linguistic abilities
  3. express astonishment or surprise about something

    Type Of : verbalize, express, give tongue to, utter, verbalise


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

    Synonyms : mountain
    Type Of : natural elevation, elevation
  2. go upward with gradual or continuous progress

    Synonyms : climb, climb up, go up
    Type Of : move up, lift, rise, arise, come up, uprise, go up
  3. copulate with

    Synonyms : ride
    Type Of : mate, copulate, couple, pair
  4. go up or advance

    Synonyms : climb, rise, wax
    Type Of : increase
  5. the act of climbing something

    Synonyms : climb
    Type Of : ascending, rise, ascent, ascension
  6. get up on the back of

    Synonyms : bestride, climb on, get on, hop on, jump on, mount up
    Type Of : move
    Examples :
    • mount a horse
  7. something forming a back that is added for strengthening

    Synonyms : backing
    Type Of : bed, reinforcement, strengthener, layer
  8. a lightweight horse kept for riding only

    Synonyms : riding horse, saddle horse
    Type Of : equus caballus, horse
  9. prepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance

    Synonyms : put on
    Type Of : machinate, devise, get up, organise, organize, prepare
    Examples :
    • mount a theater production
    • mount an attack
    • mount a play
  10. a mounting consisting of a piece of metal (as in a ring or other jewelry) that holds a gem in place

    Synonyms : setting
    Type Of : mounting
    Examples :
    • the diamond was in a plain gold mount
  11. attach to a support

    Type Of : attach
    Examples :
    • They mounted the aerator on a floating
  12. fix onto a backing, setting, or support

    Type Of : ready, fix, set, gear up, prepare, set up
    Examples :
    • mount slides for macroscopic analysis
  13. put up or launch

    Type Of : pioneer, initiate
    Examples :
    • mount a campaign against pornography


  1. the atomic process that occurs during a chemical reaction

    Synonyms : chemical mechanism
    Type Of : chemical action, chemical change, chemical process
    Examples :
    • he determined unique mechanisms for the photochemical reactions
  2. the technical aspects of doing something

    Synonyms : mechanics
    Type Of : execution, carrying into action, performance, carrying out
    Examples :
    • a mechanism of social control
    • mechanisms of communication
  3. a natural object resembling a machine in structure or function

    Type Of : natural object
    Examples :
    • the mechanism of the ear
    • the mechanism of infection
  4. device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function

    Type Of : device
  5. (philosophy) the philosophical theory that all phenomena can be explained in terms of physical or biological causes

    Type Of : philosophical theory, philosophical doctrine


  1. make large

    Synonyms : blow up, enlarge
    Type Of : increase
  2. increase in size, volume or significance

    Synonyms : amplify
    Type Of : enlarge
  3. to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth

    Synonyms : amplify, exaggerate, hyperbolise, hyperbolize, overdraw, overstate
    Type Of : misinform, mislead


  1. a distinguishing symbol

    Synonyms : mark, marking
    Type Of : symbol
  2. a writing implement for making a mark

    Type Of : writing implement
  3. some conspicuous object used to distinguish or mark something

    Type Of : artefact, artifact
    Examples :
    • the buoys were markers for the channel


  1. a state of ill-being due to affliction or misfortune

    Synonyms : miserableness, wretchedness
    Type Of : ill-being
    Examples :
    • the misery and wretchedness of those slums is intolerable
  2. a feeling of intense unhappiness

    Type Of : sadness, unhappiness
    Examples :
    • she was exhausted by her misery and grief


  1. provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes

    Synonyms : attest, certify, demonstrate, evidence
    Type Of : bear witness, testify, prove, show, evidence
    Examples :
    • The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication
  2. clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment

    Synonyms : apparent, evident, palpable, patent, plain, unmistakable
    Examples :
    • manifest disapproval
  3. a customs document listing the contents put on a ship or plane

    Type Of : instrument, legal document, legal instrument, official document
  4. record in a ship's manifest

    Type Of : record, put down, enter
    Examples :
    • each passenger must be manifested
  5. reveal its presence or make an appearance

    Type Of : appear
    Examples :
    • the ghost manifests each year on the same day


  1. the common people generally

    Synonyms : hoi polloi, mass, multitude, people, the great unwashed
    Type Of : group, grouping


  1. a slipper that has no fitting around the heel

    Synonyms : scuff
    Type Of : carpet slipper, slipper
  2. hybrid offspring of a male donkey and a female horse; usually sterile

    Type Of : equid, equine