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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"

    metallic element, admixture, metal

  2. admixture, alloy(verb)

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

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

  3. debase, alloy(verb)

    lower in value by increasing the base-metal content

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

  4. alloy(verb)

    make an alloy of


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.

    admixture, adulteration, debasement, deterioration

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. alloy

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

    purity, genuineness, enhancement, integrity

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. alloy(n.)

    combination (of metals) by fusion

  2. alloy(n.)

    baser metal (mixed with finer)

  3. alloy(n.)

    baser element or ingredient

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. alloy(n)

    amalgam, alloyage, adulteration

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "alloy":

    alloying, alliage, alloys, ally, surcharge, allied

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  1. Fox News:

    The announcement has caused instability in the aluminum market, leading to cost increases, aluminum foil has increased over 50 percent, and common alloy sheet has increased more than 9 percent over the same time period.

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  3. Ray Kilmer:

    The (alloy) powders need to be improved upon, they need to be cost effective, and they need to work better in the additive printing process, what's new now is the machines are getting better, faster and cheaper. Alcoa is stepping into the process so we can get the performance and the cost to where they need to be.

  4. Abraham Lincoln:

    Our progress in degeneracy appears to me to be pretty rapid. As a nation we began by declaring that 'all men are created equal.' When the Know-Nothings get control, it will read 'all men are created equal, except Negroes and foreigners and Catholics.' When it comes to this, I shall prefer emigrating to some country where they make no pretense of loving liberty -- to Russia, for instance, where despotism can be taken pure, and without the base alloy hypocrisy.

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