1. move from one country or region to another and settle there

    Synonyms : migrate
    Type Of : move
    Examples :
    • This tribe transmigrated many times over the centuries
  2. be born anew in another body after death

    Synonyms : reincarnate
    Type Of : be born
    Examples :
    • Hindus believe that we transmigrate


  1. make steady progress; be at the high point in one's career or reach a high point in historical significance or importance

    Synonyms : flourish, fly high, prosper
    Type Of : change state, turn
  2. grow vigorously

    Synonyms : boom, expand, flourish
    Type Of : grow


  1. a journey by ox wagon (especially an organized migration by a group of settlers)

    Type Of : journey, journeying
  2. any long and difficult trip

    Type Of : trip
  3. journey on foot, especially in the mountains

    Type Of : journey, travel
    Examples :
    • We spent the summer trekking in the foothills of the Himalayas
  4. make a long and difficult journey

    Type Of : journey, travel
    Examples :
    • They trekked towards the North Pole with sleds and skis

take out

  1. take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy

    Synonyms : excerpt, extract
    Type Of : pick out, select, take, choose
  2. buy and consume food from a restaurant or establishment that sells prepared food

    Synonyms : take away
    Type Of : eat
    Examples :
    • We'll take out pizza, since I am too tired to cook
  3. purchase prepared food to be eaten at home

    Synonyms : buy food
    Type Of : purchase, buy
  4. remove from its packing

    Synonyms : unpack
    Type Of : take, take away, withdraw, remove
  5. remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense

    Synonyms : draw out, extract, pull, pull out, pull up, rip out, tear out
    Type Of : withdraw, take away, remove, take
    Examples :
    • take out a splinter
  6. take out or remove

    Synonyms : take away
    Type Of : take away, remove, take, withdraw
    Examples :
    • take out the chicken after adding the vegetables
  7. cause to leave

    Synonyms : move out, remove
  8. bring, take, or pull out of a container or from under a cover

    Synonyms : draw, get out, pull, pull out
    Type Of : take, remove, take away, withdraw
  9. make a date

    Synonyms : ask, ask out, invite out
    Type Of : request, call for, ask for, bespeak, quest
  10. remove (a commodity) from (a supply source)

    Synonyms : draw, draw off, withdraw
    Type Of : take, remove, withdraw, take away
  11. prevent from being included or considered or accepted

    Synonyms : except, exclude, leave off, leave out, omit
    Type Of : do away with, eliminate, extinguish, get rid of
  12. take liquid out of a container or well

    Synonyms : draw
    Type Of : remove, take, take away, withdraw
  13. obtain by legal or official process

    Type Of : obtain
    Examples :
    • take out a license
    • take out a patent
  14. remove something from a container or an enclosed space

    Type Of : take, remove, take away, withdraw


  1. humorous or satirical mimicry

    Synonyms : mockery, parody
    Type Of : apery, mimicry
  2. a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way

    Synonyms : burlesque, lampoon, mockery, parody, pasquinade, put-on, send-up, sendup, spoof, travesty
    Type Of : caricature, impersonation, imitation
  3. a departure; especially of airplanes

    Type Of : going away, departure, leaving, going
  4. the initial ascent of an airplane as it becomes airborne

    Type Of : ascension, rising, rise, ascent

take up

  1. take up a liquid or a gas either by adsorption or by absorption

    Synonyms : sorb
    Type Of : turn, change state
  2. begin work or acting in a certain capacity, office or job

    Synonyms : start
  3. adopt

    Synonyms : fasten on, hook on, latch on, seize on
    Type Of : espouse, adopt, embrace, sweep up
    Examples :
    • take up new ideas
  4. return to a previous location or condition

    Synonyms : resume
    Type Of : change
  5. take up and practice as one's own

    Synonyms : adopt, borrow, take over
    Type Of : take, accept, have
  6. accept

    Synonyms : take in
    Type Of : receive, have
  7. take out or up with or as if with a scoop

    Synonyms : lift out, scoop, scoop out, scoop up
    Type Of : remove, take, withdraw, take away
  8. take in, also metaphorically

    Synonyms : absorb, draw, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck, suck up, take in
  9. take up as if with a sponge

    Synonyms : sop up, suck in, take in
    Type Of : consume, ingest, have, take, take in
  10. occupy or take on

    Synonyms : assume, strike, take
    Type Of : move
  11. pursue or resume

    Type Of : enter, embark
    Examples :
    • take up a matter for consideration
  12. take up time or space

    Type Of : occupy, fill
    Examples :
    • take up the slack
  13. turn one's interest to

    Type Of : turn


  1. in addition

    Synonyms : also, as well, besides, likewise
    Examples :
    • he has a Mercedes, too
  2. to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits

    Synonyms : excessively, overly, to a fault
    Examples :
    • too big


  1. the location of the target that is to be hit

    Synonyms : target area
    Type Of : topographic point, spot, place
  2. the goal intended to be attained (and which is believed to be attainable)

    Synonyms : aim, object, objective
    Type Of : end, goal
  3. a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence

    Synonyms : fair game, prey, quarry
    Type Of : victim
    Examples :
    • the target of a manhunt
  4. a reference point to shoot at

    Synonyms : mark
    Type Of : reference, point of reference, reference point
  5. intend (something) to move towards a certain goal

    Synonyms : aim, direct, place, point
    Type Of : take, train, take aim, direct, aim
  6. sports equipment consisting of an object set up for a marksman or archer to aim at

    Synonyms : butt
    Type Of : sports equipment


  1. express gratitude or show appreciation to

    Synonyms : give thanks
    Type Of : convey


  1. an overwhelming number or amount

    Synonyms : deluge, flood, inundation
    Type Of : flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, wad, deal, tidy sum, batch, sight, slew, spate, stack
    Examples :
    • a torrent of abuse
  2. a heavy rain

    Synonyms : cloudburst, deluge, downpour, pelter, soaker, waterspout
    Type Of : rainfall, rain
  3. a violently fast stream of water (or other liquid)

    Synonyms : violent stream
    Type Of : current, stream
    Examples :
    • the houses were swept away in the torrent