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Synonyms for century
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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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

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