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Synonyms for lime
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. calcium hydroxide, lime, slaked lime, hydrated lime, calcium hydrate, caustic lime, lime hydrate(noun)

    a caustic substance produced by heating limestone

    Synonyms:
    slaked lime, fluxing lime, unslaked lime, caustic lime, calcined lime, linden tree, basswood, linden, hydrated lime, quicklime, calcium hydrate, lime hydrate, burnt lime, birdlime, calx, calcium hydroxide, calcium oxide, lime tree

  2. calcium oxide, quicklime, lime, calx, calcined lime, fluxing lime, unslaked lime, burnt lime(noun)

    a white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide

    Synonyms:
    slaked lime, unslaked lime, caustic lime, calcined lime, linden tree, basswood, linden, hydrated lime, quicklime, calcium hydrate, lime hydrate, burnt lime, fluxing lime, birdlime, calx, calcium hydroxide, calcium oxide, lime tree

  3. birdlime, lime(noun)

    a sticky adhesive that is smeared on small branches to capture small birds

    Synonyms:
    slaked lime, fluxing lime, unslaked lime, caustic lime, calcined lime, linden tree, basswood, linden, hydrated lime, quicklime, calcium hydrate, lime hydrate, burnt lime, birdlime, calx, calcium hydroxide, calcium oxide, lime tree

  4. lime, lime tree, Citrus aurantifolia(noun)

    any of various related trees bearing limes

    Synonyms:
    slaked lime, calx, caustic lime, calcined lime, fluxing lime, linden tree, basswood, linden, hydrated lime, quicklime, calcium hydrate, lime hydrate, burnt lime, birdlime, calcium hydroxide, calcium oxide, lime tree, unslaked lime

  5. linden, linden tree, basswood, lime, lime tree(noun)

    any of various deciduous trees of the genus Tilia with heart-shaped leaves and drooping cymose clusters of yellowish often fragrant flowers; several yield valuable timber

    Synonyms:
    slaked lime, unslaked lime, caustic lime, calcined lime, linden tree, burnt lime, basswood, linden, hydrated lime, quicklime, calcium hydrate, lime hydrate, calx, fluxing lime, birdlime, calcium hydroxide, calcium oxide, lime tree

  6. lime(verb)

    the green acidic fruit of any of various lime trees

    Synonyms:
    slaked lime, calx, caustic lime, calcined lime, fluxing lime, linden tree, basswood, linden, hydrated lime, quicklime, calcium hydrate, lime hydrate, burnt lime, birdlime, calcium hydroxide, calcium oxide, lime tree, unslaked lime

  7. birdlime, lime(verb)

    spread birdlime on branches to catch birds

    Synonyms:
    birdlime

  8. lime(verb)

    cover with lime so as to induce growth

    "lime the lawn"

    Synonyms:
    birdlime

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. lime(n.)

    Synonyms:
    quicklime, protoxide of calcium

  2. lime(n.)

    Synonyms:
    linden, lime-tree

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. lime(n)

    Associated words:
    calcareous, calciferous, calcariferous, calcification, calcify, calcified, calcivorous, calcination, calciform, slack, cretification, calcigerous, kalsomine

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "lime":

    limestone, lemon, cal, liming, cals, lima, zipperhead, chalice, callus

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. lime

    Synonyms:
    Calcium oxide

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How to use lime in a sentence?

  1. Caroline Cederquist:

    If you're looking for a lower calorie alternative, avoid the flavored vodkas and spiced rums and go for the original or 'plain' option offered, if you are looking for a flavor boost, try low-calorie mixers like a flavored seltzer or fresh squeezed lemon or lime. This will provide the taste without the calories.

  2. Camren Brantley-Rios:

    My favorite way to cook crickets is with chili powder or taco seasoning-- I love Mexican food so seasoned crickets with lime juice works with all of my favorite foods.

  3. Karin Lazarus:

    White chocolate truffles made with key lime oil and rolled in graham cracker crumbs, it’s our most popular product.

  4. Robert Herrick:

    What is a kiss? Why this, as some approve: The sure, sweet cement, glue, and lime of love.

  5. Alex Gares:

    What I promise to tell my staff is how to improve their dishes, this is missing a bit of lime or missing a bit of sugar or maybe it's the cooking points of the prawns.

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