1. make a high-pitched, screeching noise

    Synonyms : creak, screak, screech, skreak, squeak
    Type Of : resound, make noise, noise
  2. complain whiningly

    Synonyms : grizzle, yammer, yawp
    Type Of : plain, sound off, quetch, kvetch, kick, complain
  3. talk in a tearful manner

    Synonyms : snivel
    Type Of : verbalise, verbalize, utter, mouth, speak, talk
  4. a complaint uttered in a plaintive whining way

    Synonyms : whimper
    Type Of : complaint
  5. move with a whining sound

    Type Of : travel, move, locomote, go


  1. hidden from general view or use

    Synonyms : privy, secret
    Examples :
    • a secluded romantic spot
  2. providing privacy or seclusion

    Synonyms : cloistered, reclusive, sequestered
    Examples :
    • a secluded romantic spot


  1. the ability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment

    Synonyms : sensitiveness
    Antonyms : insensitivity
    Type Of : ability
  2. susceptibility to a pathogen

    Synonyms : predisposition
    Type Of : susceptibility, susceptibleness
  3. sensitivity to emotional feelings (of self and others)

    Synonyms : sensitiveness
    Type Of : feeling
  4. (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation

    Synonyms : sensibility, sensitiveness
    Type Of : sentience, sense, sensory faculty, sensation, sentiency
    Examples :
    • sensitivity to pain
  5. the ability to respond to physical stimuli or to register small physical amounts or differences

    Synonyms : sensitiveness
    Type Of : physical property
    Examples :
    • a galvanometer of extreme sensitivity


  1. being one more than three

    Synonyms : 4, iv
  2. a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips

    Synonyms : four-spot
    Type Of : domino, die, dice, spot
  3. the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one

    Synonyms : 4, foursome, iv, little joe, quadruplet, quartet, quatern, quaternary, quaternion, quaternity, tetrad
    Type Of : figure, digit


  1. brought low in spirit

    Synonyms : chapfallen, chopfallen, crestfallen
    Examples :
    • left us fatigued and deflated spiritually


  1. intelligence achieved far ahead of normal developmental schedules

    Synonyms : precociousness
    Type Of : intelligence


  1. large richly colored butterfly

    Synonyms : emperor butterfly
    Type Of : four-footed butterfly, nymphalid, nymphalid butterfly, brush-footed butterfly
  2. large moth of temperate forests of Eurasia having heavily scaled transparent wings

    Synonyms : emperor moth, saturnia pavonia
    Type Of : saturniid, saturniid moth
  3. red table grape of California

    Type Of : vinifera grape
  4. the male ruler of an empire

    Type Of : monarch, crowned head, sovereign


  1. lacking excess flesh

    Synonyms : lean
    Antonyms : fat
    Examples :
    • you can't be too rich or too thin
  2. not dense

    Synonyms : sparse
    Examples :
    • a thin beard
  3. take off weight

    Synonyms : melt off, reduce, slenderize, slim, slim down
    Type Of : turn, change state
  4. lacking substance or significance

    Synonyms : flimsy, fragile, slight, tenuous
    Examples :
    • a thin plot
  5. without viscosity

    Synonyms : thinly
    Examples :
    • the blood was flowing thin
  6. lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture

    Synonyms : cut, dilute, reduce, thin out
    Type Of : weaken
  7. very narrow

    Synonyms : slender
    Examples :
    • a thin line across the page
  8. lacking spirit or sincere effort

    Examples :
    • a thin smile
  9. lose thickness; become thin or thinner

    Antonyms : thicken
    Type Of : turn, change state
  10. make thin or thinner

    Antonyms : thicken
    Type Of : trim down, trim back, reduce, cut down, cut back, trim, bring down, cut
  11. of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section

    Antonyms : thick
    Examples :
    • thin wire
    • a thin chiffon blouse
    • a thin book
    • a thin layer of paint
  12. (of sound) lacking resonance or volume

    Antonyms : full
    Examples :
    • a thin feeble cry
  13. relatively thin in consistency or low in density; not viscous

    Antonyms : thick
    Examples :
    • air is thin at high altitudes
    • a thin soup
    • skimmed milk is much thinner than whole milk
    • thin oil


  1. (of farmland) capable of being farmed productively

    Synonyms : cultivable, cultivatable, tillable


  1. bypass

    Synonyms : pass over, skip, skip over
    Type Of : miss, pretermit, leave out, drop, omit, neglect, overleap, overlook
  2. descent with a parachute

    Synonyms : parachuting
    Type Of : descent
  3. cause to jump or leap

    Synonyms : leap
    Examples :
    • the trainer jumped the tiger through the hoop
  4. pass abruptly from one state or topic to another

    Synonyms : leap
    Type Of : shift, change, switch
    Examples :
    • jump to a conclusion
    • jump from one thing to another
  5. rise in rank or status

    Synonyms : climb up, rise
    Type Of : change
    Examples :
    • Her new novel jumped high on the bestseller list
  6. run off or leave the rails

    Synonyms : derail
    Type Of : go, locomote, move, travel
  7. a sudden involuntary movement

    Synonyms : start, startle
    Type Of : inborn reflex, innate reflex, physiological reaction, instinctive reflex, unconditioned reflex, reflex response, reflex action, reflex
  8. go back and forth; swing back and forth between two states or conditions

    Synonyms : alternate
    Type Of : vary, alter, change
  9. move or jump suddenly, as if in surprise or alarm

    Synonyms : start, startle
    Type Of : move
  10. a sudden and decisive increase

    Synonyms : leap
    Type Of : increase
    Examples :
    • a jump in attendance
  11. an abrupt transition

    Synonyms : leap, saltation
    Type Of : transition
  12. start (a car engine whose battery is dead) by connecting it to another car's battery

    Synonyms : jump-start, jumpstart
    Type Of : start, start up
  13. move forward by leaps and bounds

    Synonyms : bound, leap, spring
    Type Of : move
    Examples :
    • Can you jump over the fence?
  14. jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute

    Synonyms : chute, parachute
    Type Of : dive, plunge, plunk
  15. be highly noticeable

    Synonyms : jump out, leap out, stand out, stick out
    Type Of : look, seem, appear
  16. the act of jumping; propelling yourself off the ground

    Synonyms : jumping
    Type Of : propulsion, actuation
    Examples :
    • he advanced in a series of jumps
    • the jumping was unexpected
  17. jump down from an elevated point

    Synonyms : jump off, leap
    Type Of : move
    Examples :
    • the parachutist didn't want to jump
    • every year, hundreds of people jump off the Golden Gate bridge
  18. enter eagerly into

    Type Of : enter, participate
    Examples :
    • He jumped into the game
  19. (film) an abrupt transition from one scene to another

    Type Of : transition
  20. increase suddenly and significantly

    Type Of : wax, climb, mount, rise
    Examples :
    • Prices jumped overnight
  21. make a sudden physical attack on

    Type Of : assault, set on, assail, attack
    Examples :
    • The muggers jumped the woman in the fur coat