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Synonyms for alloy
ˈæl ɔɪ, əˈlɔɪ; əˈlɔɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alloy, metal(noun)

    a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten

    "brass is an alloy of zinc and copper"

    Synonyms:
    metallic element, admixture, metal

  2. admixture, alloy(verb)

    the state of impairing the quality or reducing the value of something

    Synonyms:
    commixture, mixing, admixture, mix, intermixture, mixture, metal

  3. debase, alloy(verb)

    lower in value by increasing the base-metal content

    Synonyms:
    pervert, demoralise, debase, debauch, misdirect, vitiate, corrupt, demoralize, adulterate, stretch, profane, dilute, subvert, load, deprave

  4. alloy(verb)

    make an alloy of

    Synonyms:
    debase

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. alloy

    Alloy may be either some admixture of baser with precious metal, as for giving hardness to coin or the like, or it may be a compound or mixture of two or more metals. Adulteration, debasement, and deterioration are always used in the bad sense; admixture is neutral, and may be good or bad; alloy is commonly good in the literal sense. An excess of alloy virtually amounts to adulteration; but adulteration is now mostly restricted to articles used for food, drink, medicine, and kindred uses. In the figurative sense, as applied to character, etc., alloy is unfavorable, because there the only standard is perfection.

    Synonyms:
    admixture, adulteration, debasement, deterioration

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. alloy

    Synonyms:
    admixture, deterioration, adulteration, drawback, diminution, decrement, impairment, debasement, depreciation, disparagement

    Antonyms:
    purity, genuineness, enhancement, integrity

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. alloy(n.)

    Synonyms:
    combination (of metals) by fusion

  2. alloy(n.)

    Synonyms:
    baser metal (mixed with finer)

  3. alloy(n.)

    Synonyms:
    baser element or ingredient

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  1. List of paraphrases:

    alloying, alliage, alloys, ally, surcharge, allied

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