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Synonyms for century
ˈsɛn tʃə ri

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. century(noun)

    a period of 100 years

    Synonyms:
    hundred, one C

  2. hundred, 100, C, century, one C(noun)

    ten 10s

    Synonyms:
    hundred, light speed, degree Celsius, nose candy, snow, coke, vitamin C, ascorbic acid, deoxycytidine monophosphate, one C, degree centigrade, ampere-second, coulomb, speed of light, atomic number 6, blow, carbon, cytosine

Wiktionary

  1. century(noun)

    Synonyms:
    centuria

  2. century(noun)

    A period of 100 consecutive years; often specifically a numbered period with conventional start and end dates, e.g., the twentieth century, which stretches from (strictly) 1901 through 2000, or (informally) 1900 through 1999. The first century AD was from 1 to 100.

    Synonyms:
    centuria

  3. century(noun)

    A unit in ancient Roman, originally of 100 army soldiers as part of a cohort, later of more varied sizes (but typically containing 60 to 70 or 80) soldiers or other men (guards, police, firemen), commanded by a centurion.

    Synonyms:
    centuria

  4. century(noun)

    A political division of ancient Rome, meeting in the Centuriate Assembly.

    Synonyms:
    centuria

  5. century(noun)

    A hundred things; a hundred.

    Synonyms:
    centuria

  6. century(noun)

    A hundred runs scored either by a single player in one innings, or by two players in a partnership.

    Synonyms:
    centuria

  7. century(noun)

    A ride 100 miles in length.

    Synonyms:
    centuria

  8. century(noun)

    A banknote in the denomination of one hundred dollars.

    Synonyms:
    centuria

Editors Contribution

  1. 100-year

    it stands for 100 years

    it's been a century since it last happened

    Submitted by acronimous on June 12, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. century(n.)

    Synonyms:
    hundred

  2. century(n.)

    Synonyms:
    centenary, a hundred years

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. century(n)

    Synonyms:
    centenary

    Associated words:
    centennial, secular

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "century":

    xxi, twenty-first, siècle, siglo, half-century, age, millennium

How to pronounce century?

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How to use century in a sentence?

  1. Columbia Gas:

    Shoemaker said.Lastly, after Columbia Gas is sold, an independent monitor chosen by the U.S. Department of Transportation will monitor a new companys activities to ensure compliance with state and federal safety regulations and report it to the government on a monthly basis. NiSource also has subsidiaries in Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Kentucky and Virginia. As per a separate agreement, it will implement the recommendations made by the national transportation safety board in the wake of the gas explosions in Massachusetts two years ago. SUPREME COURT HEARS ATLANTIC COAST PIPELINE CASE, ROBERTS WARNS OF IMPERMEABLE BARRIER ALONG APPALACHIAN TRAIL Columbia Gas, through a pattern of flagrant indifference, in the face of extreme risk to life and property, knowingly violated minimum safety standards for starting up and shutting down gas pipelines, Shoemaker said. Federal investigators blamed the explosions on over-pressurized gas lines, saying the company failed to account for critical pressure sensors as workers replaced century-old cast-iron pipes in Lawrence. That omission caused high-pressure gas to flood the neighborhoods distribution system at excessive levels. Todays resolution with the U.S. Attorneys Office is an important part of addressing the impact.

  2. Michael Stipe:

    It remains the premier unsolved American surrealist act of the 20th century.

  3. Ryan Zinke:

    Growing up near Glacier National Park, I understand the value these places bring to local economies and in preserving our heritage, as we enter into a second century of service and visitation numbers continue to increase, we will focus on maintenance backlogs and ensuring these special places are preserved for future generations.

  4. Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz:

    It's a law for the 21st century, it provides better guarantees for people's security and more judicial security for people's rights.

  5. Graham Greene:

    Reality in our century is not something to be faced.


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