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Synonyms for abstraction
æbˈstræk ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abstraction, abstract(noun)

    a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance

    "he loved her only in the abstract--not in person"

    Synonyms:
    generalisation, generalization, abstract, abstract entity, outline, synopsis, precis, abstractedness

  2. abstraction(noun)

    the act of withdrawing or removing something

    Synonyms:
    abstract entity, generalisation, abstractedness, generalization, abstract

  3. abstraction, generalization, generalisation(noun)

    the process of formulating general concepts by abstracting common properties of instances

    Synonyms:
    generalisation, generalization, generality, abstract, abstract entity, stimulus generalization, induction, abstractedness, stimulus generalisation, inductive reasoning

  4. abstraction(noun)

    an abstract painting

    Synonyms:
    abstract entity, generalisation, abstractedness, generalization, abstract

  5. abstractedness, abstraction(noun)

    preoccupation with something to the exclusion of all else

    Synonyms:
    generalization, abstract entity, generalisation, abstractedness, abstract

  6. abstraction, abstract entity(noun)

    a general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples

    Synonyms:
    abstract entity, generalisation, abstractedness, generalization, abstract

Wiktionary

  1. abstraction(noun)

    Antonyms:
    concretization, specialization

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. abstraction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    separation, disconnection, disjunction, isolation

  2. abstraction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    preoccupation, inattention, revery, musing, muse, absence, absence of mind, brown study

  3. abstraction(n.)

    Synonyms:
    taking, abduction, seizure, appropriation, stealing, purloining, pilfering

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    extraction, capture, removal, abduction, abstract

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