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Synonyms for crest

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crest(noun)

    the top line of a hill, mountain, or wave

    summit, top, tip, crown, peak

  2. peak, crown, crest, top, tip, summit(noun)

    the top or extreme point of something (usually a mountain or hill)

    "the view from the peak was magnificent"; "they clambered to the tip of Monadnock"; "the region is a few molecules wide at the summit"

    wind, hint, top of the inning, cap, bloom, heyday, diadem, efflorescence, treetop, bakshis, teetotum, pate, crown, upper side, backsheesh, visor, confidential information, round top, circus tent, peak, poll, elevation, point, pourboire, upside, lead, vizor, prime, big top, baksheesh, apex, steer, pennant, eyeshade, bill, extremum, top side, whirligig, bakshish, meridian, blossom, acme, gratuity, pinnacle, flower, flush, cover, spinning top, summit meeting, jacket crown, top, superlative, jacket, tiptop, vertex, summit, tip, crownwork, height

  3. crown, crest(noun)

    the center of a cambered road

    peak, top, crownwork, pate, summit, jacket, jacket crown, pennant, diadem, cap, tip, crown, treetop, poll

  4. crest(noun)

    (heraldry) in medieval times, an emblem used to decorate a helmet

    summit, top, tip, crown, peak

  5. crest(verb)

    a showy growth of e.g. feathers or skin on the head of a bird or other animal

    summit, top, tip, crown, peak

  6. cap, crest(verb)

    lie at the top of

    "Snow capped the mountains"


  7. crest(verb)

    reach a high point

    "The river crested last night"



  1. crest(noun)

    cockscomb, comb

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. crest

    top, summit, apex, bead, crown

    base, foot, bottom, sole

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. crest(n.)

    tuft, plume, COMB

  2. crest(n.)

    top, crown, summit, highest part

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. crest(n)

    tuft, helmet, top, ridge, crown, summit, armorial bearings, device, cognizance

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "crest":

    ridge, emblem, crête, peak, badge

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How to use crest in a sentence?

  1. Governor Tate Reeves:

    After days of rising floodwaters, we do have some positive news to report this morning, it appears the Pearl River is currently at 36.74 feet (11.2 meters) and we that believe it is expected to be at or near its crest at this moment.

  2. Joe Sertich:

    The preservation of this new skull is spectacular, finally revealing in detail the bones that make up the crest of this amazing dinosaur known by nearly every dinosaur-obsessed kid.

  3. Tom Rolfes:

    The water came up so damn fast. The day before yesterday, they were saying it is going to crest tonight, everything is fine, then yesterday they are saying everyone has got to get out of here, i have never seen it like this.

  4. Vanna Bonta:

    Looking up and out, how can we not respect this ever-vigilant cognizance that distinguishes us: the capability to envision, to dream, and to invent? the ability to ponder ourselves? and be aware of our existence on the outer arm of a spiral galaxy in an immeasurable ocean of stars? Cognizance is our crest.

  5. Freedman Fowler:

    Acristavus does not have a crest. The top of its skull is flat. Brachylophosaurus has a large, flat, paddle-shaped crest that completely covers the back of the top of its skull, it is a perfect example of evolution within a single lineage of dinosaurs over millions of years.

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