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Synonyms for crude

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  1. crudeadjective

    rudimentary, undisguised, immature, earthy, unrefined, unadorned, vulgar, stark, coarse, rude, raw, gross, unripe, uncultivated, rough, blunt, plain, obvious, primitive, unprocessed

  2. crudeadjective

    Being in a natural state.

    crude oil

    raw, unripe, rudimentary, uncultivated, immature, unprocessed, primitive, unadorned, blunt, coarse, gross, unrefined, rude, obvious, vulgar, stark, plain, earthy, undisguised, rough

    processed, refined

  3. crudeadjective

    Characterized by simplicity, especially something not carefully or expertly made.

    a crude shelter

    undisguised, gross, raw, obvious, unrefined, rough, earthy, unripe, vulgar, stark, blunt, primitive, coarse, plain, rudimentary, unadorned, unprocessed, uncultivated, immature, rude

  4. crudeadjective

    Lacking concealing elements.

    a crude truth

    unprocessed, blunt, primitive, unadorned, rude, raw, vulgar, obvious, rough, unrefined, rudimentary, earthy, undisguised, uncultivated, stark, plain, gross, unripe, immature, coarse

  5. crudeadjective

    Lacking tact or taste.

    a crude remark

    unrefined, rough, stark, immature, raw, coarse, uncultivated, undisguised, rude, unadorned, vulgar, unripe, rudimentary, unprocessed, primitive, blunt, obvious, gross, earthy, plain

  6. crudeadjective

    Being in an unanalyzed form.

    crude data

    unripe, coarse, gross, raw, unprocessed, rudimentary, immature, obvious, unrefined, blunt, rough, unadorned, uncultivated, undisguised, earthy, rude, primitive, vulgar, plain, stark

  7. crudeadjective

    Immature or unripe.

    stark, raw, uncultivated, plain, immature, earthy, rough, unprocessed, coarse, obvious, vulgar, blunt, unrefined, unadorned, gross, rude, unripe, rudimentary, undisguised, primitive

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. petroleum, crude oil, crude, rock oil, fossil oil, oiladjective

    a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons

    petroleum, rock oil, crude oil, oil color, oil, vegetable oil, fossil oil, oil colour

    skilled, late, conditional, decent, later(a), analyzed

  2. crude, roughadjective

    not carefully or expertly made

    "managed to make a crude splint"; "a crude cabin of logs with bark still on them"; "rough carpentry"

    bumpy, rough, raspy, primitive, pugnacious, unrefined, rude, crude(a), gravelly, rocky, vulgar, jolting, jolty, gross, boisterous, fierce, raw, harsh, stark(a), unsmooth, scratchy, earthy, unprocessed, blunt, grating, approximate, jumpy, approximative, uncut, rasping

    analyzed, later(a), conditional, skilled, decent, late

  3. crude, earthy, gross, vulgaradjective

    conspicuously and tastelessly indecent

    "coarse language"; "a crude joke"; "crude behavior"; "an earthy sense of humor"; "a revoltingly gross expletive"; "a vulgar gesture"; "full of language so vulgar it should have been edited"

    rough, plebeian, gross, rank, coarse, perfect(a), consummate(a), unadulterated, raw, primitive, common, flagrant, arrant(a), porcine, crying(a), unwashed, staring(a), sodding(a), megascopic, unrefined, rough-cut, glaring, crude(a), rude, complete(a), gross(a), egregious, double-dyed(a), stark(a), vernacular, pure(a), unprocessed, uncouth, blunt, everlasting(a), down-to-earth, earthy, thoroughgoing(a), vulgar, utter(a)

    late, conditional, analyzed, skilled, decent, later(a)

  4. unrefined, unprocessed, crudeadjective

    not refined or processed

    "unrefined ore"; "crude oil"

    blunt, vulgar, raw, earthy, stark(a), primitive, rude, crude(a), rough, unprocessed, unrefined, gross

    conditional, late, skilled, later(a), analyzed, decent

  5. crude, primitive, rudeadjective

    belonging to an early stage of technical development; characterized by simplicity and (often) crudeness

    "the crude weapons and rude agricultural implements of early man"; "primitive movies of the 1890s"; "primitive living conditions in the Appalachian mountains"

    bad-mannered, ill-bred, rough, yokelish, primitive, unrefined, rude, crude(a), underbred, rude(a), vulgar, bounderish, archaic, gross, raw, lowbred, naive, stark(a), earthy, unprocessed, blunt, ill-mannered, unmannered, raw(a), unmannerly, natural, uncivil

    conditional, late, later(a), analyzed, skilled, decent

  6. blunt, crude(a), stark(a)adjective

    devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment

    "the blunt truth"; "the crude facts"; "facing the stark reality of the deadline"

    analyzed, later(a), skilled, late, decent, conditional

  7. crude, rawadjective

    not processed or subjected to analysis

    "raw data"; "the raw cost of production"; "only the crude vital statistics"

    rough, naked as a jaybird, primitive, in the buff, unrefined, sensitive, rude, crude(a), naked, new, vulgar, bare-assed, rude(a), gross, peeled, bare-ass, raw, in the altogether, stark(a), cutting, tender, stark naked, earthy, unprocessed, natural, raw(a), sore, in the raw, bleak, blunt, unsanded

    decent, late, later(a), conditional, analyzed, skilled

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. crudeadjective

    raw, uncooked, undressed, in a raw state

  2. crudeadjective

    immature, unripe, harsh

  3. crudeadjective

    coarse, unrefined

  4. crudeadjective

    unpremeditated, indigested

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words4.5 / 2 votes

  1. crudeadjective

    undeveloped, inelaborate, uncouth, inartistic, unfinished

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "crude":

    raw, gross, rough, oil, rudimentary, ore, coarse, unbleached, brute, rude, vulgar

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  1. Calvina Fay:

    The science still very much indicates that smoking a crude weed is not a healthy thing to do, we just don’t think a constitutional amendment is a good way to go about establishing a so-called medical program in our state.

  2. Andrew Lipow:

    The market was led up by a significant draw in crude oil as the refining industry continues to turn the crude oil surplus into refined products.

  3. Daisuke Harada:

    The trend of popularity for ESPO crude in the Asia Pacific continues and hasn't been affected by the Ukraine factor.

  4. Fergal Smith:

    The energy sector is a big drag on the market today and that continues to face headwinds, crude oil is under renewed pressure with its threat of new supply, so another lag lower in crude oil would be a big headwind for the market.

  5. Christopher Wyke:

    Although energy demand remains strong, driven in part by lower prices, the price of crude oil has already gone up so it isn't quite as clear a directional bet as it used to be.

Translations for crude

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  • необработен, неузрял, незрял, прост, груб, суровBulgarian
  • cru, grollerCatalan, Valencian
  • nezralý, zřejmý, evidentní, jasný, surový, syrový, nedozrálý, prostý, neomalenýCzech
  • grob, roh, unfertigGerman
  • αδρός, άξεστος, αργός, ακατέργαστος, χονδροειδής, ανεπεξέργαστοςGreek
  • krudaEsperanto
  • خامPersian
  • karkea, yksinkertainenFinnish
  • cru, vulgaireFrench
  • גולמית, גולמיHebrew
  • durva, kezdetleges, éretlen, faragatlan, nyers, finomítatlanHungarian
  • volgare, ovvio, rustico, acerbo, greggio, grezzo, crudo, raffazzonato, sempliceItalian
  • ruw, vulgair, ongeraffineerd, rudimentair, grof, primitief, onafgewerkt, smakeloos, onbewerkt, naaktDutch
  • grovNorwegian
  • surowy, nieoczyszczony, prymitywnyPolish
  • cruPortuguese
  • грубый, необработанный, сыройRussian
  • plump, råämne, ohöljd, grov, oborstad, rå, enkel, oförblommerad, obearbetadSwedish
  • ముతక, నాటు, ముడిTelugu
  • خامہUrdu

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