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Synonyms for cell
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cellnoun

    any small compartment

    "the cells of a honeycomb"

    Synonyms:
    electric cell, cadre, cellular telephone, mobile phone, cubicle, prison cell, cellular phone, cellphone, jail cell

  2. cellnoun

    (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals

    Synonyms:
    electric cell, cadre, cellular telephone, mobile phone, cubicle, prison cell, cellular phone, cellphone, jail cell

  3. cell, electric cellnoun

    a device that delivers an electric current as the result of a chemical reaction

    Synonyms:
    electric cell, cadre, cellular telephone, mobile phone, cubicle, prison cell, cellular phone, cellphone, jail cell

  4. cell, cadrenoun

    a small unit serving as part of or as the nucleus of a larger political movement

    Synonyms:
    electric cell, cadre, cellular telephone, mobile phone, cubicle, prison cell, cellular phone, cellphone, jail cell

  5. cellular telephone, cellular phone, cellphone, cell, mobile phonenoun

    a hand-held mobile radiotelephone for use in an area divided into small sections, each with its own short-range transmitter/receiver

    Synonyms:
    electric cell, cadre, cubicle, cellular telephone, mobile phone, prison cell, cellular phone, cellphone, jail cell

  6. cell, cubiclenoun

    small room in which a monk or nun lives

    Synonyms:
    carrell, electric cell, stall, cadre, cellular telephone, mobile phone, booth, cubicle, carrel, prison cell, cellular phone, cellphone, kiosk, jail cell

  7. cell, jail cell, prison cellnoun

    a room where a prisoner is kept

    Synonyms:
    electric cell, cadre, cellular telephone, mobile phone, cubicle, prison cell, cellular phone, cellphone, jail cell

Editors Contribution

  1. textbox

    an enclosed space in the shape of a rectangle stacked into rows and columns to build a grid or spread sheet

    a bookkeeper inputs data into their according cells, to complete the balance sheet.

    Submitted by rinat on August 11, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cellnoun

    Synonyms:
    small room

  2. cellnoun

    Synonyms:
    enclosed space, small cavity

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Cell":

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How to use cell in a sentence?

  1. Sheriff Jim McDonnell:

    In this modern age of cell phone video and instant analysis on the Internet, I would ask that we keep in mind that a thorough and comprehensive investigation is detailed and time intensive.

  2. Jason McLellan:

    What weve been able to do is produce the molecule thats on the surface of the coronavirus in our lab. So the surface of the virus contains these spike molecules that sort of resemble mushrooms and they use these molecules to bind to our cells and then cause the virus to enter the cells, so we really want to target these spikes to prevent their function and prevent the virus from getting into our cell.

  3. Alexis Thompson:

    When we look at what the alternative might be -- having a stem cell transplant of any kind -- that is one number that has to be borne in mind. The second is looking at what the costs are for annual care for individuals with thalassemia.

  4. Rohan Gunaratna:

    As they were well educated and young, they could blend into and operate in the upmarket diplomatic enclave without evoking red flags, the IS (Islamic State) attack team was also technologically savvy and they uploaded the photos during the attack both to (the) IS command cell in Bangladesh and IS central in Syria.

  5. Kinneret Savitsky:

    The results exceeded our expectations, and validate BL-8040 as a highly differentiated stand-alone treatment for stem-cell collection.

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