1. used of illness or symptoms resulting from neurosis


  1. a native or inhabitant of Iran

    Synonyms : irani, iranian
    Type Of : asian, asiatic
  2. of or relating to Iran or its people or language or culture

    Synonyms : iranian
  3. the language of Persia (Iran) in any of its ancient forms

    Synonyms : farsi
    Type Of : iranian, iranian language


  1. a process or series of acts especially of a practical or mechanical nature involved in a particular form of work

    Synonyms : operation
    Type Of : work
  2. a set sequence of steps, part of larger computer program

    Synonyms : function, routine, subprogram, subroutine
    Type Of : package, software system, software program, computer software, software, software package
  3. a particular course of action intended to achieve a result

    Synonyms : process
    Type Of : activity
    Examples :
    • the procedure of obtaining a driver's license
  4. a mode of conducting legal and parliamentary proceedings

    Type Of : legal proceeding, proceedings, proceeding


  1. gliding in a parasail

    Synonyms : parasailing
    Type Of : glide, gliding, sailing, sailplaning, soaring


  1. therapist who treats injury or dysfunction with exercises and other physical treatments of the disorder

    Synonyms : physical therapist
    Type Of : healer, therapist


  1. used especially of mail; paid in advance

    Synonyms : postpaid


  1. the case expressing ownership

    Synonyms : genitive, genitive case, possessive case
    Type Of : oblique, oblique case
  2. serving to express or indicate possession

    Synonyms : genitive
    Examples :
    • possessive pronouns
  3. desirous of owning

    Examples :
    • small children are so possessive they will not let others play with their toys
  4. having or showing a desire to control or dominate

    Examples :
    • a possessive parent


  1. a card game in which you play your sevens and other cards in sequence in the same suit as the sevens; you win if you are the first to use all your cards

    Synonyms : fantan, sevens
    Type Of : cards, card game
  2. a legislative assembly in certain countries

    Type Of : law-makers, legislative assembly, legislative body, legislature, general assembly


  1. a feeling of self-respect and personal worth

    Synonyms : pridefulness
    Antonyms : humility
    Type Of : feeling
  2. unreasonable and inordinate self-esteem (personified as one of the deadly sins)

    Synonyms : superbia
    Type Of : deadly sin, mortal sin
  3. be proud of

    Synonyms : congratulate, plume
    Type Of : experience, feel
    Examples :
    • He prides himself on making it into law school
  4. a group of lions

    Type Of : animal group
  5. satisfaction with your (or another's) achievements

    Type Of : satisfaction
    Examples :
    • he takes pride in his son's success
  6. the trait of being spurred on by a dislike of falling below your standards

    Type Of : trait


  1. (used of foods) preserved in a pickling liquid