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Synonyms for courtesy
ˈkɜr tə si or, for 5 , ˈkɜrt si

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. courtesy(noun)

    a courteous or respectful or considerate act

    Synonyms:
    good manners

    Antonyms:
    rudeness, discourtesy

  2. courtesy(noun)

    a courteous or respectful or considerate remark

    Synonyms:
    good manners

    Antonyms:
    discourtesy, rudeness

  3. courtesy, good manners(noun)

    a courteous manner

    Synonyms:
    good manners

    Antonyms:
    rudeness, discourtesy

Wiktionary

  1. courtesy(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    free of charge

  2. courtesy(adjective)

    Given or done as a polite gesture.

    We paid a courtesy visit to the new neighbors.

    Synonyms:
    free of charge

  3. courtesy(adjective)

    Free of charge.

    The event planners offered courtesy tickets for the reporters.

    Synonyms:
    free of charge

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. courtesy(n)

    Address is that indefinable something which enables a man to gain his object without seeming exertion or contest, and generally with the favor and approval of those with whom he deals. It is a general power to direct to the matter in hand whatever qualities are most needed for it at the moment. It includes adroitness and discretion to know what to do or say and what to avoid; ingenuity to devise; readiness to speak or act; the dexterity that comes of practise; and tact, which is the power of fine touch as applied to human character and feeling. Courtesy and politeness are indispensable elements of good address. Compare SPEECH.

    Synonyms:
    address, address, adroitness, dexterity, discretion, ingenuity, manners, politeness, readiness, tact

    Antonyms:
    awkwardness, boorishness, clownishness, clumsiness, fatuity, folly, ill manners, ill-breeding, rudeness, stupidity, unmannerliness, unwisdom

    Preposition:
    Address in dealing with opponents; the address of an accomplished intriguer; an address to the audience.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. courtesy

    Synonyms:
    politeness, urbanity, civility, affability, graciousness

    Antonyms:
    churlishness, rudeness, arrogance, ungraciousness, incivility

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. courtesy(n.)

    Synonyms:
    politeness, courteousness, civility, urbanity, complaisance, affability, good-breeding, elegance of manners

  2. courtesy(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    make a courtesy

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. courtesy(n)

    Synonyms:
    politeness, urbanity, civility, complaisance, favor, indulgence, curtsy

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. courtesy

    Synonyms:
    Professional courtesy, see there

How to pronounce courtesy?

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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say courtesy in sign language?

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How to use courtesy in a sentence?

  1. Ehsan Sehgal:

    The best people care, their goodness, civility, courtesy, and fairness, but not the bad ones.

  2. Chris Coons:

    It was not an abandonment of principles. It was simply a courtesy to a friend who would do the same for me. I think we need more of that in the Senate, and I think we need more of that in this country.

  3. Barack Obama:

    The whole notion was that if we showed courtesy or opened up dialogue with governments that had previously been hostile to us, that that somehow would be a sign of weakness, the American people didn't buy it. And there's a good reason the American people didn't buy it -- because it doesn't make sense.

  4. Bryant McGill:

    No one is more insufferable than he who lacks basic courtesy.

  5. Tom Jennings:

    In the several months before they kidnapped Patty Hearst, two of their members were arrested and eventually convicted of murdering an Oakland school official, that set the table in the sense that these people were very capable of committing violence. Patty Hearst kidnap letter. ( Courtesy of Smithsonian Channel) And so Patty Hearst comes along and it was a very opportunistic way for them to put themselves on the front page of newspapers every day … They were certainly good at playing the media to their benefit back then.


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