1. of southern Asia; used in medical research

    Synonyms : macaca mulatta, rhesus monkey
    Type Of : macaque


  1. of southern Asia; used in medical research

    Synonyms : macaca mulatta, rhesus monkey
    Type Of : macaque


  1. assign a rank or rating to

    Synonyms : grade, order, place, range, rank
    Type Of : judge, pass judgment, evaluate
    Examples :
    • The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide
  2. the relative speed of progress or change

    Synonyms : pace
    Type Of : temporal property
    Examples :
    • he works at a great rate
    • the pace of events accelerated
  3. amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis

    Synonyms : charge per unit
    Type Of : charge
    Examples :
    • a 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5
  4. estimate the value of

    Synonyms : value
    Type Of : appraise, assess, value, measure, valuate, evaluate
    Examples :
    • How would you rate his chances to become President?
    • Gold was rated highly among the Romans
  5. a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit

    Type Of : magnitude relation, quantitative relation
    Examples :
    • they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour
    • the rate of change was faster than expected
  6. a quantity or amount or measure considered as a proportion of another quantity or amount or measure

    Type Of : proportion
    Examples :
    • the literacy rate
    • the retention rate
    • the dropout rate
  7. be worthy of or have a certain rating

    Type Of : be
    Examples :
    • This bond rates highly


  1. sends a firework display high into the sky

    Synonyms : skyrocket
    Type Of : pyrotechnic, firework
  2. propels bright light high in the sky, or used to propel a lifesaving line or harpoon

    Synonyms : skyrocket
    Type Of : visual signal
  3. erect European annual often grown as a salad crop to be harvested when young and tender

    Synonyms : arugula, eruca sativa, eruca vesicaria sativa, garden rocket, rocket salad, roquette
    Type Of : herbaceous plant, herb
  4. any vehicle self-propelled by a rocket engine

    Synonyms : projectile
    Type Of : vehicle
  5. shoot up abruptly, like a rocket

    Synonyms : skyrocket
    Type Of : uprise, arise, come up, go up, lift, move up, rise
    Examples :
    • prices skyrocketed
  6. a jet engine containing its own propellant and driven by reaction propulsion

    Synonyms : rocket engine
    Type Of : jet engine
  7. propel with a rocket

    Type Of : propel, impel


  1. English lyricist who frequently worked with Andrew Lloyd Webber (born in 1944)

    Synonyms : sir tim rice, timothy miles bindon rice
  2. United States playwright (1892-1967)

    Synonyms : elmer leopold rice, elmer reizenstein, elmer rice
  3. annual or perennial rhizomatous marsh grasses; seed used for food; straw used for paper

    Type Of : cereal, cereal grass
  4. grains used as food either unpolished or more often polished

    Type Of : cereal, food grain, starches, grain
  5. sieve so that it becomes the consistency of rice

    Type Of : sift, strain, sieve
    Examples :
    • rice the potatoes


  1. express greetings upon meeting someone

    Synonyms : greet, recognise
    Type Of : accost, come up to, address
  2. accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority

    Synonyms : acknowledge, know, recognise
    Type Of : accept
    Examples :
    • We do not recognize your gods
  3. detect with the senses

    Synonyms : discern, distinguish, make out, pick out, recognise, spot, tell apart
  4. show approval or appreciation of

    Synonyms : recognise
    Type Of : treasure, prize, value, appreciate
    Examples :
    • My work is not recognized by anybody!
    • The best student was recognized by the Dean
  5. be fully aware or cognizant of

    Synonyms : agnise, agnize, realise, realize, recognise
    Type Of : cognise, cognize, know
  6. grant credentials to

    Synonyms : accredit, recognise
    Type Of : license, certify, licence
    Examples :
    • The Regents officially recognized the new educational institution
    • recognize an academic degree
  7. express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for

    Synonyms : acknowledge, recognise
    Type Of : give thanks, thank
  8. perceive to be the same

    Synonyms : recognise
    Type Of : remember, retrieve, recollect, call back, think, call up, recall
  9. exhibit recognition for (an antigen or a substrate)

    Type Of : be


  1. change radically

    Synonyms : overturn, revolutionize
    Type Of : alter, change, modify
  2. fill with revolutionary ideas

    Synonyms : inspire, revolutionize
    Type Of : indoctrinate


  1. the last book of the New Testament; contains visionary descriptions of heaven and of conflicts between good and evil and of the end of the world; attributed to Saint John the Apostle

    Synonyms : apocalypse, book of revelation, revelation of saint john the divine
  2. the speech act of making something evident

    Synonyms : disclosure, revealing
    Type Of : speech act
  3. communication of knowledge to man by a divine or supernatural agency

    Synonyms : divine revelation
    Type Of : informing, making known
  4. an enlightening or astonishing disclosure

    Type Of : insight, brainstorm, brainwave


  1. (football) the player who is carrying (and trying to advance) the ball on an offensive play

    Synonyms : ball carrier
    Type Of : footballer, football player
  2. fish of western Atlantic: Cape Cod to Brazil

    Synonyms : blue runner, caranx crysos
    Type Of : jack
  3. a baseball player on the team at bat who is on base (or attempting to reach a base)

    Synonyms : base runner
    Type Of : baseball player, ballplayer
  4. a horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips

    Synonyms : offset, stolon
    Type Of : plant organ
  5. someone who imports or exports without paying duties

    Synonyms : contrabandist, moon-curser, moon curser, smuggler
    Type Of : outlaw, criminal, felon, crook, malefactor
  6. a long narrow carpet

    Type Of : rug, carpet, carpeting
  7. a person who is employed to deliver messages or documents

    Type Of : messenger, courier
    Examples :
    • he sent a runner over with the contract
  8. a trained athlete who competes in foot races

    Type Of : jock, athlete
  9. device consisting of the parts on which something can slide along

    Type Of : device
  10. someone who travels on foot by running

    Type Of : traveler, traveller


  1. (law) the disqualification of a judge or jury by reason of prejudice or conflict of interest; a judge can be recused by objections of either party or judges can disqualify themselves

    Synonyms : recusation
    Type Of : disqualification