1. come into a new country and change residency

    Antonyms : emigrate
    Type Of : transmigrate, migrate
    Examples :
    • Many people immigrated at the beginning of the 20th century
  2. introduce or send as immigrants

    Type Of : bring in, introduce
    Examples :
    • Britain immigrated many colonists to America
  3. migrate to a new environment

    Type Of : migrate, transmigrate
    Examples :
    • only few plants can immigrate to the island


  1. the act of augmenting

    Type Of : increase, step-up
  2. the amount by which something increases

    Type Of : increase
  3. the statement of a theme in notes of greater duration (usually twice the length of the original)

    Antonyms : diminution
    Type Of : statement


  1. of a mental act performed entirely within the mind

    Synonyms : immanent
  2. taking place within the mind and modified by individual bias

    Antonyms : objective
    Examples :
    • a subjective judgment


  1. a lamp that produces a strong beam of light to illuminate a restricted area; used to focus attention of a stage performer

    Synonyms : spot
    Type Of : lamp
  2. a focus of public attention

    Synonyms : glare, limelight, public eye
    Type Of : prominence
  3. move into the foreground to make more visible or prominent

    Synonyms : foreground, highlight, play up
    Type Of : bring out, set off
  4. illuminate with a spotlight, as in the theater

    Type Of : illuminate, illume, light, light up, illumine


  1. an electrically powered mixer with whirling blades that mix or chop or liquefy foods

    Synonyms : blender, liquidizer
    Type Of : mixer


  1. identify as in botany or biology, for example

    Synonyms : describe, discover, identify, key, key out, name
  2. detect with the senses

    Synonyms : discern, make out, pick out, recognise, recognize, spot, tell apart
  3. mark as different

    Synonyms : differentiate, secern, secernate, separate, severalise, severalize, tell, tell apart
    Type Of : identify, place
    Examples :
    • We distinguish several kinds of maple
  4. be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; sometimes in a very positive sense

    Synonyms : differentiate, mark
    Type Of : qualify, characterize, characterise
    Examples :
    • His modesty distinguishes him from his peers
  5. make conspicuous or noteworthy

    Synonyms : signalise, signalize
    Type Of : mark


  1. having or showing great excitement and interest

    Antonyms : unenthusiastic
    Examples :
    • enthusiastic crowds filled the streets
    • an enthusiastic response
    • was enthusiastic about taking ballet lessons


  1. gracefully thin and bending and moving with ease

    Synonyms : lissom, lissome, lithesome, sinuous, supple


  1. attempt by employing effort

    Synonyms : endeavour, strive
    Type Of : try, assay, attempt, essay, seek
    Examples :
    • we endeavor to make our customers happy
  2. earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something

    Synonyms : attempt, effort, endeavour, try
    Type Of : activity
    Examples :
    • wished him luck in his endeavor
  3. a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness)

    Synonyms : endeavour, enterprise
    Type Of : task, labor, project, undertaking


  1. look with amazement; look stupidly

    Synonyms : gape, gawp, goggle
    Type Of : look
  2. an awkward stupid person

    Synonyms : clod, goon, lout, lubber, lummox, lump, oaf, stumblebum
    Type Of : clumsy person