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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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "courtesy":

    vanity, comity, politeness, courteousness, civility, courteous, kindness, graciously, decency, graceful

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. courtesy

    Synonyms:
    Professional courtesy, see there

How to pronounce courtesy?

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

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#28641ingenuity
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#291246adroitness

How to use courtesy in a sentence?

  1. Josh Earnest:

    A number of those values and priorities are not shared by Mr. Trump, i will however extend to Mr. Trump the courtesy he has not extended to the President and not use this opportunity to call into question the kind of private personal conversations he is having with his God.

  2. Host Seth Meyerspreviously saidthat:

    We’re all here at the courtesy of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

  3. James Comey:

    I think anyone who is serving officer in the government, and you're asked by the President for dinner, I think it is professional courtesy, you're in a difficult position if you refuse to go, but I do know he was uneasy with it.

  4. Henry Clay:

    All legislation, all government, all society is founded upon the principle of mutual concession, politeness, comity, courtesy upon these everything is based...Let him who elevates himself above humanity, above its weaknesses, its infirmities, its wants, its necessities, say, if he pleases, I will never compromise but let no one who is not above the frailties of our common nature disdain compromises.

  5. Bryant H. McGill:

    Courtesy is a silver lining around the dark clouds of civilization; it is the best part of refinement and in many ways, an art of heroic beauty in the vast gallery of man's cruelty and baseness.


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