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Synonyms for dwarf
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Wiktionary

  1. dwarfnoun

    Synonyms:
    midget, pygmy, shrink, miniaturize

    Antonyms:
    ettin, giant

  2. dwarfnoun

    miniature

    Synonyms:
    midget, pygmy, shrink, miniaturize

    Antonyms:
    giant, ettin

  3. dwarfnoun

    To make appear (much) smaller, puny, tiny

    The newly-built skyscraper dwarfs all older buildings in the downtown skyline.

    Synonyms:
    pygmy, midget, shrink, miniaturize

    Antonyms:
    ettin, giant

  4. dwarfnoun

    To make appear insignificant

    Bach dwarfs all other composers.

    Synonyms:
    midget, pygmy, shrink, miniaturize

    Antonyms:
    ettin, giant

  5. dwarfnoun

    To become (much) smaller

    Synonyms:
    pygmy, midget, miniaturize, shrink

    Antonyms:
    ettin, giant

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. dwarf

    Synonyms:
    lower, stunt, depress

    Antonyms:
    heighten, elevate, raise

  2. dwarfnoun

    Synonyms:
    pigmy, imp, abortion, puck

    Antonyms:
    giant, monster, hercules

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dwarf, midget, nanusnoun

    a person who is markedly small

    Synonyms:
    nanus, midget, gnome

  2. gnome, dwarfnoun

    a legendary creature resembling a tiny old man; lives in the depths of the earth and guards buried treasure

    Synonyms:
    nanus, midget, gnome

  3. dwarfverb

    a plant or animal that is atypically small

    Synonyms:
    nanus, midget, gnome

  4. shadow, overshadow, dwarfverb

    make appear small by comparison

    "This year's debt dwarfs that of last year"

    Synonyms:
    eclipse, dominate, shade off, overshadow, shade, shadow

  5. dwarfverb

    check the growth of

    "the lack of sunlight dwarfed these pines"

    Synonyms:
    overshadow, shadow

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dwarfnoun

    Synonyms:
    pygmy, hop o' my thumb

  2. dwarfverb

    Synonyms:
    stunt, hinder from growth

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dwarfnoun

    Synonyms:
    pygmy, gnome, manikin, dandiprat, lilliputian, elf, midget, runt, tom thumb, pigwidgeon, homunculus, hop-o-my-thumb

  2. dwarfverb

    Synonyms:
    stunt, atrophy

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "dwarf":

    nain, midget, lowbush, nano, woolly-heads, violet, gnome, runt, shorty, pygmy

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. dwarf

    Synonyms:
    Little person, see there

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How to use dwarf in a sentence?

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    To be a dwarf in peace is more honourable than to be a giant in war!

  2. Katelyn Allers:

    Since the magnetic field originates deep in the planet, or in this case brown dwarf, the radio data allows us to determine the interior period of rotation, when you have an interior rotation rate and an atmospheric rotation rate, you can compare them to see how fast the wind is blowing.

  3. Tinggui Wang:

    A white dwarf is a very compact star, as such, close to the star, the gradient of the gravitational field can be very large.

  4. Alan Stern:

    We're just learning that a lot of planets are small planets, and we didn't know that before, fact is, in planetary science, objects such as Pluto and the other dwarf planets in the Kuiper Belt are considered planets and called planets in everyday discourse in scientific meetings.

  5. Andrew Feinstein:

    I fear that the corruption in this deal might dwarf the arms deal.

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