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Synonyms for mechanic
məˈkæn ɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. machinist, mechanic, shop mechanic(noun)

    a craftsman skilled in operating machine tools

    Synonyms:
    auto-mechanic, shop mechanic, machinist, car-mechanic, automobile mechanic, grease monkey

    Antonyms:
    nonmechanical

  2. automobile mechanic, auto-mechanic, car-mechanic, mechanic, grease monkey(adj)

    someone whose occupation is repairing and maintaining automobiles

    Synonyms:
    shop mechanic, auto-mechanic, machinist, car-mechanic, automobile mechanic, grease monkey

    Antonyms:
    nonmechanical

  3. mechanic(adj)

    resembling the action of a machine

    "from blank to blank a threadless way I pushed mechanic feet"- Emily Dickenson

    Antonyms:
    nonmechanical

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. mechanic

    Artist, artificer and artisan are all from the root of art, but artist holds to the esthetic sense, while artificer and artisan follow the mechanical or industrial sense of the word (see ART under SCIENCE). Artist thus comes only into accidental association with the other words of this group, not being a synonym of any one of them and having practically no synonym of its own. The work of the artist is creative; that of the artisan mechanical. The man who paints a beautiful picture is an artist; the man who makes pin-heads all day is an artisan. The artificer is between the two, putting more thought, intelligence, and taste into his work than the artisan, but less of the idealizing, creative power than the artist. The sculptor, shaping his model in clay, is artificer, as well as artist; patient artisans, working simply by rule and scale, chisel and polish the stone. The man who constructs anything by mere routine and rule is a mechanic. The man whose work involves thought, skill, and constructive power is an artificer. The hod-carrier is a laborer; the bricklayer is a mechanic; the master mason is an artificer. Those who operate machinery nearly self-acting are operatives.

    Synonyms:
    artificer, artisan, artist, operative, workman

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. mechanic

    Synonyms:
    artisan, craftsman, workman, artificer

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mechanic(n.)

    Synonyms:
    artisan, craftsman, handicraftsman, operative, workman, hand, ARTIFICER

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. mechanic(n)

    Synonyms:
    mechanician, artisan, artificer, handicraftsman, craftsman

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    engineer, mechanics, mechanical, garage, machinist, craftsmen, fe

How to pronounce mechanic?

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How to say mechanic in sign language?

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How to use mechanic in a sentence?

  1. David Besso:

    He was going about his official duties as an airline mechanic, somehow the government had planted scam cocaine in the plane, which he said wasn't supposed to be there and went over and touched it and they arrested him.

  2. Maria Menounos:

    We’re caretakers as women and we put ourselves last, i tell people all the time if your car is making a weird noise, you take it to the mechanic. How come when our body is making weird noises, we ignore it? I’m so lucky that I went to the doctor and raised the alarm.

  3. Consumer Reports:

    If your car is in for routine maintenance, ask your mechanic to check the transmission fluid.

  4. Confucius:

    The expectations of life depend upon diligence the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.

  5. Steven Fletcher:

    There does need to be some criminal code provision, I think, to prevent abuse. I don't want people, because they have a bad hair day, to get their car mechanic to take them down, we want to make sure that we move forward quickly, but thoughtfully, and the Supreme Court has really given us a clear path.


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