1. bright and pleasant; promoting a feeling of cheer

    Synonyms : cheery, gay
    Examples :
    • a gay sunny room
    • a sunny smile


  1. a caretaker for an apartment house; represents the owner as janitor and rent collector

    Synonyms : superintendent
    Type Of : caretaker
  2. to an extreme degree

    Synonyms : deathly, exceedingly, extremely
    Examples :
    • she is super smart
  3. of the highest quality

    Synonyms : a-one, ace, crack, first-rate, tiptop, top-notch, topnotch, tops
    Examples :
    • a super party
  4. extremely large

    Examples :
    • another super skyscraper
  5. including more than a specified category

    Examples :
    • a super experiment

set off

  1. put in motion or move to act

    Synonyms : activate, actuate, spark, spark off, touch off, trigger, trigger off, trip
    Type Of : initiate, pioneer
  2. cause to burst with a violent release of energy

    Synonyms : blow up, detonate, explode
    Type Of : change integrity
  3. make up for

    Synonyms : cancel, offset
    Type Of : equilibrate, balance, equilibrise, equilibrize
  4. provoke or stir up

    Synonyms : incite, instigate, stir up
    Type Of : stimulate, provoke
    Examples :
    • set off great unrest among the people
  5. direct attention to, as if by means of contrast

    Synonyms : bring out
    Type Of : accent, emphasize, emphasise, accentuate, punctuate, stress
    Examples :
    • I set off these words by brackets
  6. leave

    Synonyms : depart, part, set forth, set out, start, start out, take off
    Type Of : go away, go forth, leave
  7. set in motion or cause to begin

    Type Of : lead off, commence, start, begin


  1. stimulating sexual desire

    Synonyms : aphrodisiac, aphrodisiacal
  2. marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest

    Antonyms : unsexy
    Examples :
    • feeling sexy
    • sexy clothes
    • sexy poses
    • a sexy book
    • sexy jokes


  1. beat with a sledgehammer

    Synonyms : sledgehammer
    Type Of : hammer
  2. a heavy long-handled hammer used to drive stakes or wedges

    Synonyms : maul, sledgehammer
    Type Of : hammer
  3. a vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs; for transportation over snow

    Synonyms : sled, sleigh
    Type Of : vehicle
  4. ride in or travel with a sledge

    Type Of : journey, travel
    Examples :
    • the antarctic expedition sledged along the coastline
    • The children sledged all day by the lake
  5. transport in a sleigh

    Type Of : transport


  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