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Antonyms for POWDER
ˈpaʊ dər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. powder, pulverization, pulverisation(noun)

    a solid substance in the form of tiny loose particles; a solid that has been pulverized

    pulverisation, grind, powder, mill, pulverization, gunpowder

  2. gunpowder, powder(noun)

    a mixture of potassium nitrate, charcoal, and sulfur in a 75:15:10 ratio which is used in gunnery, time fuses, and fireworks

    pulverisation, powder, pulverization, gunpowder

  3. powder(verb)

    any of various cosmetic or medical preparations dispensed in the form of a pulverized powder

    pulverisation, pulverization, gunpowder

  4. powderize, powderise, powder, pulverize, pulverise(verb)

    make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust

    "pulverize the grains"

    pulverise, demolish, powderise, powder, pulverize, powderize

  5. powder(verb)

    apply powder to

    "She powdered her nose"; "The King wears a powdered wig"

    powderise, pulverize, powderize, pulverise


  1. powder(verb)

    To reduce to fine particles.

    pound, pulverize, triturate, grind, comminute

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. powder(n)

    dust, pulverulence, cosmetic, rouge, pounce, efflorescence

  2. powder(v)

    pulverize, triturate, comminute, levigate

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. powder

    Chinese medicine San

How to use POWDER in a sentence?

  1. Chester William Nimitz:

    A ship is always referred to as 'she' because it costs so much to keep one in paint and powder.

  2. Henry James:

    The only success worth one's powder was success in the line of one's idiosyncrasy . what was talent but the art of being completely whatever one happened to be

  3. Navneet Marwah:

    First tests were done in 2016 when reports came out that Johnson Johnson baby powder might be contaminated. Initial tests were negative. But following the recent reports, we took samples that we will test once again.

  4. Steny Hoyer:

    We're holding our powder dry.

  5. Kirk Boodry:

    Market sentiment was strong for its underlying holdings so SoftBank may have decided to keep some powder dry.

How to pronounce POWDER?

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How to say POWDER in sign language?

  1. powder

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