What is another word for mess?

Synonyms for mess
mɛsmess

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mess, messiness, muss, mussinessnoun

    a state of confusion and disorderliness

    "the house was a mess"; "she smoothed the mussiness of the bed"

    Synonyms:
    tidy sum, peck, mint, plenty, messiness, batch, raft, quite a little, passel, hole, fix, jam, spate, muckle, pile, lot, good deal, stack, mountain, deal, pickle, untidiness, kettle of fish, muss, wad, flock, hatful, mickle, slew, heap, mess hall, sight, mass, mussiness, great deal, muddle, pot

  2. fix, hole, jam, mess, muddle, pickle, kettle of fishnoun

    informal terms for a difficult situation

    "he got into a terrible fix"; "he made a muddle of his marriage"

    Synonyms:
    tidy sum, smother, peck, mint, crush, plenty, lot, location, locating, localisation, raft, quite a little, passel, hole, fix, mare's nest, press, jam, pile, muckle, fixture, mend, golf hole, electronic jamming, good deal, maw, fixing, mending, sight, gob, trap, deal, pickle, flock, stack, kettle of fish, fuddle, wad, messiness, hatful, mickle, hollow, heap, great deal, repair, clutter, mess hall, mass, jamming, batch, yap, mountain, welter, spate, mussiness, slew, localization, jumble, cakehole, muss, muddle, reparation, pot

  3. messnoun

    soft semiliquid food

    "a mess of porridge"

    Synonyms:
    tidy sum, peck, mint, plenty, messiness, batch, raft, quite a little, passel, hole, fix, jam, spate, muckle, pile, lot, good deal, stack, mountain, deal, pickle, kettle of fish, muss, wad, flock, hatful, mickle, slew, heap, mess hall, sight, mass, mussiness, great deal, muddle, pot

  4. messnoun

    a meal eaten in a mess hall by service personnel

    Synonyms:
    tidy sum, peck, mint, plenty, messiness, batch, raft, quite a little, passel, hole, fix, jam, spate, muckle, pile, lot, good deal, stack, mountain, deal, pickle, kettle of fish, muss, wad, flock, hatful, mickle, slew, heap, mess hall, sight, mass, mussiness, great deal, muddle, pot

  5. mess, mess hallnoun

    a (large) military dining room where service personnel eat or relax

    Synonyms:
    tidy sum, peck, mint, plenty, messiness, batch, raft, quite a little, passel, hole, fix, jam, spate, muckle, pile, lot, good deal, stack, mountain, deal, pickle, kettle of fish, muss, wad, flock, hatful, mickle, slew, heap, mess hall, sight, mass, mussiness, great deal, muddle, pot

  6. batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wadverb

    (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

    "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money"

    Synonyms:
    push-down list, flock, destiny, bulk, cud, chaw, multitude, upsurge, atomic reactor, pile, quid, deal, spile, smokestack, caboodle, crapper, commode, throne, troop, fold, bay window, stool, softwood, chew, gage, push-down store, push-down storage, weed, hand, heap, surge, kitty, jalopy, smoke, muddle, band, lot, passel, slew, vision, freshet, potbelly, mussiness, jam, muss, hole, flowerpot, mint candy, visual modality, quite a little, clutch, luck, plentifulness, toilet, masses, ken, mess hall, down, atomic pile, messiness, the great unwashed, peck, tummy, agglomerate, sight, volume, wad, plug, mount, potty, set, nap, portion, skunk, push-down stack, chain reactor, rush, mound, good deal, big money, galvanic pile, pickle, sens, bundle, fate, voltaic pile, draw, stilt, green goddess, people, visual sense, sess, batch, view, pot, stack, bunch, spate, plenteousness, locoweed, piling, bus, bargain, mountain, survey, business deal, plenty, potentiometer, mint, dope, plentitude, cumulus, plenitude, raft, jackpot, mickle, can, big bucks, kettle of fish, mass, tidy sum, corporation, circumstances, hatful, potful, megabucks, circle, grass, great deal, trade, cumulation, fix, muckle, fortune, hoi polloi

  7. messverb

    eat in a mess hall

    Synonyms:
    mess up

  8. mess, mess upverb

    make a mess of or create disorder in

    "He messed up his room"

    Synonyms:
    ruffle up, spoil, bobble, bungle, bollocks, mishandle, rumple, bollix, foul up, bodge, flub, fumble, botch up, fluff, ball up, screw up, louse up, mess up, blow, bollix up, botch, ruffle, muck up, bumble, bollocks up, muff

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. messnoun

    Synonyms:
    dish

  2. messnoun

    Synonyms:
    set (who eat together), company

  3. messnoun

    Synonyms:
    medley, mixture, miscellany, farrago, hotch-potch, hodge-podge, jumble, salmagundi, mish-mash, olio, OLLA PODRIDA, confused mass, MÉLANGE

  4. messverb

    Synonyms:
    eat in company, take meals at the same table

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. messnoun

    Synonyms:
    rations, food, mixture, medley, farrago, litter, hodgepodge, jumble, mélange

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. MESS

    Synonyms:
    Mangled Extremity Severity Score

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How to use mess in a sentence?

  1. Jim Bell:

    I think this trade mess is certainly affecting the mood, this is becoming very real, American businesses are suffering.

  2. Daniel Cameron:

    I’m most concerned about that one out of three who remains ill, for some, it can last up to 10 years and when you’re at school, it can mess up your ability to concentrate in the classroom or participate in sports or have a life with friends.

  3. Shaheen Holloway:

    When you are home, it’s too important. It’s a difference. It’s a big difference, like you put more time, more effort, more sweat, more tears. This is everything to get an opportunity to coach at my alma mater. I’m not going to mess up this opportunity.

  4. Theresa Spinner:

    Safety first, but, I mean, it's a mess, i have a job interview tomorrow morning, and I already have reserved a cab.

  5. Dick Durbin:

    You've made a mess of their stereotype, the endorsement of the Fraternal Order Police, the International Association of Chiefs of Police just doesn't fit with their stereotype of a Harvard grad Black woman who is aspiring to the highest court in the land.


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