1. in a systematic or consistent manner

    Synonyms : consistently
    Antonyms : unsystematically
    Examples :
    • they systematically excluded women


  1. the part of a garment that is attached at the armhole and that provides a cloth covering for the arm

    Synonyms : arm
    Type Of : cloth covering
  2. small case into which an object fits

    Type Of : case


  1. any of several North American composite subshrubs of the genera Artemis or Seriphidium

    Synonyms : sage brush
    Type Of : suffrutex, subshrub


  1. transfer

    Synonyms : get off, send off
    Type Of : transfer
  2. cause to be directed or transmitted to another place

    Synonyms : mail, post
    Type Of : transfer
    Examples :
    • send me your latest results
  3. assign to a station

    Synonyms : place, post, station
    Type Of : displace, move
  4. to cause or order to be taken, directed, or transmitted to another place

    Synonyms : send out
    Type Of : transmit, transport, channelize, channelise, channel, transfer
  5. cause to go somewhere

    Synonyms : direct
    Type Of : move, displace
  6. cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution

    Synonyms : charge, commit, institutionalise, institutionalize
    Type Of : transfer
  7. broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television

    Synonyms : air, beam, broadcast, transmit
    Type Of : air, publicise, bare, publicize
  8. transport commercially

    Synonyms : ship, transport
    Type Of : move, displace


  1. an attack (usually without prior warning) intended to deal only with a specific target

    Type Of : strike

surgical strike

  1. an attack (usually without prior warning) intended to deal only with a specific target

    Type Of : strike


  1. moving very fast

    Synonyms : fleet
    Examples :
    • a swift current
    • swift flight of an arrow
    • a swift runner
  2. common western lizard; seen on logs or rocks

    Synonyms : blue-belly, sceloporus occidentalis, western fence lizard
    Type Of : fence lizard
  3. United States meat-packer who began the use of refrigerated railroad cars (1839-1903)

    Synonyms : gustavus franklin swift
  4. an English satirist born in Ireland (1667-1745)

    Synonyms : dean swift, jonathan swift
  5. a small bird that resembles a swallow and is noted for its rapid flight

    Type Of : apodiform bird


  1. an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship

    Synonyms : captain, master, sea captain
    Type Of : ship's officer, officer
  2. the naval officer in command of a military ship

    Synonyms : captain
    Type Of : commissioned naval officer
  3. a student who fails to attend classes

    Type Of : student, pupil, educatee
  4. work as the skipper on a vessel

    Type Of : work


  1. someone who engages in sports

    Synonyms : sportsman, sportswoman
    Type Of : jock, athlete
  2. play boisterously

    Synonyms : cavort, disport, frisk, frolic, gambol, lark, lark about, rollick, romp, run around, skylark
    Type Of : play
  3. (Maine colloquial) a temporary summer resident of Maine

    Synonyms : summercater
    Type Of : vacationist, vacationer
  4. wear or display in an ostentatious or proud manner

    Synonyms : boast, feature
    Type Of : have, feature
    Examples :
    • she was sporting a new hat
  5. an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition

    Synonyms : athletics
    Type Of : diversion, recreation
  6. (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration

    Synonyms : mutant, mutation, variation
    Type Of : being, organism
  7. verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously)

    Synonyms : fun, play
    Type Of : humour, witticism, wittiness, humor, wit
    Examples :
    • he said it in sport
  8. a person known for the way she (or he) behaves when teased or defeated or subjected to trying circumstances

    Type Of : individual, soul, someone, person, mortal, somebody
    Examples :
    • a good sport
    • a poor sport
  9. the occupation of athletes who compete for pay

    Type Of : job, business, occupation, line, line of work


  1. two words that can be interchanged in a context are said to be synonymous relative to that context

    Synonyms : equivalent word
    Antonyms : antonym
    Type Of : word