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Synonyms for latent
ˈleɪt nt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. latent(adj)

    potentially existing but not presently evident or realized

    "a latent fingerprint"; "latent talent"

    Antonyms:
    active, existent, actual

  2. latent(adj)

    (pathology) not presently active

    "latent infection"; "latent diabetes"

    Antonyms:
    existent, active, actual

Wiktionary

  1. latent(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    dormant

    Antonyms:
    patent

  2. latent(adjective)

    Existing or present but concealed or inactive.

    Synonyms:
    dormant

    Antonyms:
    patent

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. latent

    Synonyms:
    invisible, inapparent, unobserved, hidden, concealed, undeveloped, implicit, potential, inherent, secret, occult

    Antonyms:
    visible, apparent, manifest, conspicuous, exposed, unconcealed, attentive, developed, explicit

Editors Contribution

  1. delitescent

    Submitted by rinat on August 15, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. latent(a.)

    Synonyms:
    concealed, hidden, secret, occult, veiled, unseen

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. latent(a)

    Synonyms:
    concealed, dormant, undeveloped, hidden

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "latent":

    unrealised, dormant, latency, lag, smouldering, unobservable, unobserved, unrealized, frozen, hidden, potential

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How to use latent in a sentence?

  1. Plutarch:

    It is an observation no less just than common that there is no stronger test of a man?s real character than power and authority, exciting, as they do, every passion, and discovering every latent vice.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Weaknesses are not something to hide or be ashamed of, because within each weakness lies a promise of new opportunity to improve. Life is never meant to be easy, especially for those who dream. Recognizing the weakness and the latent potential opportunity to improve would raise you right away beyond that weakness - to a better version of yourself, enabling you to make your dreams come true. Good luck, my friend!

  3. Emeasoba George:

    If you are left alone never mind. Because, you will end up realizing and utilizing the real you in you. That is to say, you will eventually discover and utilize the latent and God-given potentials in you. -Emeasoba George

  4. Northrop Frye:

    Just as a new scientific discovery manifests something that was already latent in the order of nature, and at the same time is logically related to the total structure of the existing science, so the new poem manifests something that was already latent in the order of words.

  5. Daniel Malchuk:

    Over this period, the release of latent capacity across the portfolio will also help annual group copper production grow to approximately 1.7 million tonnes at very low cost.


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