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Synonyms for crest

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  1. crestnoun

    cockscomb, comb

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. crest

    top, summit, apex, bead, crown

    base, foot, bottom, sole

Princeton's WordNet

  1. crestnoun

    the top line of a hill, mountain, or wave

    summit, top, tip, crown, peak

  2. peak, crown, crest, top, tip, summitnoun

    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, crestnoun

    the center of a cambered road

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

  4. crestnoun

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

    summit, top, tip, crown, peak

  5. crestverb

    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, crestverb

    lie at the top of

    "Snow capped the mountains"


  7. crestverb

    reach a high point

    "The river crested last night"


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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. crestnoun

    tuft, plume, COMB

  2. crestnoun

    top, crown, summit, highest part

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. crestnoun

    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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  1. Jonathan Wilson:

    A very simple number, six. That's how many open ICU beds we had in the state of Mississippi, this morning. Six. So, the situation is getting dire, not just here at the Medical Center, here in Metro Jackson, but the entire state. Our neighboring states are having similar situations, we're doing the best we can, from a state standpoint, to try to distribute patients to ensure healthcare as we know it is delivered. But we aren't on the cusp of this, we know that we aren't at the crest of this wave and it's bad, but it's probably going to get a little worse.

  2. The National Weather Service:

    Currently there are 21 million under a flood watch or warning from eastern Oklahoma up into Indiana. many of the rivers in these states have crested or (are) nearing crest and remain in moderate or major flood category. Many roads across this region are closed because of the flooding.

  3. Forest Service:

    The tactical management decision is not to insert fire crews due to safety concerns, however, this is not an unresponsive approach, smoke might be visible to Pacific Crest Trail hikers but the.25 acre fire is surrounded by granite rocks, a small lake and sparse fuels.

  4. Olivia de Havilland:

    Famous people feel that they must perpetually be on the crest of the wave, not realising that it is against all the rules of life. You can't be on top all the time, it isn't natural.

  5. Joost Op t Eynde:

    The difference a simple crest or a wider brim can make in blast protection, shows just how important this line of research could be, with all of the modern materials and manufacturing capabilities we possess today, we should be able to make improvements in helmet design that protectfrom blast waves better than helmets today or 100 years ago.

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