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Synonyms for minor
ˈmaɪ nər

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term minor.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. child, kid, youngster, minor, shaver, nipper, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, fry, nestling(adj)

    a young person of either sex

    "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"

    Synonyms:
    chela, kid, nestling, tiddler, pip-squeak, claw, electric razor, nipper, shaver, pincer, kidskin, boor, peasant, barbarian, squirt, churl, tyke, child, tike, small fry, youngster, electric shaver, baby bird, fry, baby

    Antonyms:
    major, prima(p), leading(p), limitless, unlimited, better, senior, stellar(a), star(p), starring(p), unpardonable

  2. minor(adj)

    of lesser importance or stature or rank

    "a minor poet"; "had a minor part in the play"; "a minor official"; "many of these hardy adventurers were minor noblemen"; "minor back roads"

    Synonyms:
    nonaged, small, venial, minor(ip), underage, modest, small-scale, pocket-size, pocket-sized

    Antonyms:
    stellar(a), starring(p), senior, major, better, leading(p), unlimited, star(p), limitless, unpardonable, prima(p)

  3. minor(adj)

    lesser in scope or effect

    "had minor differences"; "a minor disturbance"

    Synonyms:
    nonaged, small, venial, minor(ip), underage, modest, small-scale, pocket-size, pocket-sized

    Antonyms:
    better, unpardonable, star(p), senior, major, starring(p), unlimited, limitless, prima(p), leading(p), stellar(a)

  4. minor(adj)

    inferior in number or size or amount

    "a minor share of the profits"; "Ursa Minor"

    Synonyms:
    nonaged, small, venial, minor(ip), underage, modest, small-scale, pocket-size, pocket-sized

    Antonyms:
    major, better, unpardonable, senior, unlimited, starring(p), stellar(a), limitless, leading(p), star(p), prima(p)

  5. minor(adj)

    of a scale or mode

    "the minor keys"; "in B flat minor"

    Synonyms:
    nonaged, small, venial, minor(ip), underage, modest, small-scale, pocket-size, pocket-sized

    Antonyms:
    star(p), unlimited, prima(p), senior, unpardonable, stellar(a), starring(p), major, leading(p), limitless, better

  6. minor, nonaged, underage(adj)

    not of legal age

    "minor children"

    Synonyms:
    nonaged, small, venial, minor(ip), underage, modest, small-scale, pocket-size, pocket-sized

    Antonyms:
    limitless, unlimited, prima(p), major, leading(p), starring(p), unpardonable, better, stellar(a), star(p), senior

  7. minor(adj)

    of lesser seriousness or danger

    "suffered only minor injuries"; "some minor flooding"; "a minor tropical disturbance"

    Synonyms:
    nonaged, small, venial, minor(ip), underage, modest, small-scale, pocket-size, pocket-sized

    Antonyms:
    stellar(a), limitless, unlimited, major, unpardonable, prima(p), leading(p), better, senior, star(p), starring(p)

  8. minor(adj)

    of your secondary field of academic concentration or specialization

    Synonyms:
    nonaged, small, venial, minor(ip), underage, modest, small-scale, pocket-size, pocket-sized

    Antonyms:
    prima(p), major, star(p), stellar(a), limitless, leading(p), better, starring(p), unlimited, senior, unpardonable

  9. minor(ip)(adj)

    of the younger of two boys with the same family name

    "Jones minor"

    Antonyms:
    prima(p), starring(p), unlimited, major, limitless, stellar(a), unpardonable, better, leading(p), star(p), senior

  10. minor, venial(adj)

    warranting only temporal punishment

    "venial sin"

    Synonyms:
    nonaged, small, venial, minor(ip), underage, forgivable, modest, small-scale, pocket-size, excusable, pocket-sized

    Antonyms:
    star(p), better, major, starring(p), unlimited, senior, limitless, stellar(a), prima(p), unpardonable, leading(p)

  11. minor, modest, small, small-scale, pocket-size, pocket-sized(adj)

    limited in size or scope

    "a small business"; "a newspaper with a modest circulation"; "small-scale plans"; "a pocket-size country"

    Synonyms:
    pocketable, underage, diminished, mild, minor(ip), nonaged, humble, lowly, meek, modest, minuscule, pocket-sized, belittled, venial, small, pocket-size, small(a), little, small-scale, low

    Antonyms:
    starring(p), major, leading(p), unlimited, prima(p), stellar(a), senior, star(p), better, unpardonable, limitless

Wiktionary

  1. minor(noun)

    Antonyms:
    major

  2. minor(noun)

    Of little significance or importance.

    The physical appearance of a candidate is a minor factor in recruitment.

    Antonyms:
    major

  3. minor(noun)

    Of a scale which has lowered scale degrees three, six, and seven relative to major, but with the sixth and seventh not always lowered

    a minor scale.

    Antonyms:
    major

  4. minor(noun)

    being the smaller of the two intervals denoted by the same ordinal number

    Antonyms:
    major

  5. minor(noun)

    Antonyms:
    adult

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. minor

    Synonyms:
    less, inferior, junior, younger, unimportant

    Antonyms:
    major, greater, superior, elder, senior, main, important

Editors Contribution

  1. non-dominant

    the term 'non-dominant' is frequently applied to human handedness - eg. non-dominant left hand. strange!

    mr.barron is minor left-handed.

    Submitted by rinat on February 2, 2016  
  2. very little

    Submitted by jmjoyce1 on March 10, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. minor(a.)

    Synonyms:
    less, smaller

  2. minor(a.)

    Synonyms:
    inferior, subordinate

  3. minor(a.)

    Synonyms:
    inconsiderable, petty

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. minor(a)

    Synonyms:
    subordinate, secondary, less, smaller

How to pronounce minor?

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How to say minor in sign language?

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How to use minor in a sentence?

  1. Bruce Wells:

    My hunch on the Ditka quote is that it comes from a quirk of the King James translation, ancient Hebrew had a particular way of saying things like, 'and the next thing that happened was...' The King James translators of the Old Testament consistently rendered this as 'and it came to pass.' '' When phantom Bible passages turn dangerous People may get verses wrong, but they also mangle plenty of well-known biblical stories as well. Two examples: The scripture never says a whale swallowed Jonah, the Old Testament prophet, nor did any New Testament passages say that three wise men visited baby Jesus, scholars say. Those details may seem minor, but scholars say one popular phantom Bible story stands above the rest: The Genesis story about the fall of humanity. Most people know the popular version - Satan in the guise of a serpent tempts Eve to pick the forbidden apple from the Tree of Life. It's been downhill ever since. But the story in the book of Genesis never places Satan in the Garden of Eden.

  2. Mark Esper:

    The raid was successful. We pulled our troops out. We had two minor casualties, two minor injuries, to our soldiers but a very successful, flawless raid.

  3. Ambrose Bierce:

    Patience, n. A minor form of dispair, disguised as a virtue.

  4. The Whitfield County Fire Department:

    Great job guys! Patient had only minor injuries.

  5. Arcadia Group:

    Sir Philip strenuously denies these allegations and ... they are minor categories of misdemeanour in the United States, contrary to previous suggestions in the media there is no allegation of any sexual assault or misconduct made by the prosecution.


Translations for minor

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  • minderjarigeAfrikaans
  • قاصرArabic
  • vedlejšíCzech
  • plant dan oedWelsh
  • bifag, ubetydelig, mol, mindreårig, mindreDanish
  • unbedeutend, geringfügig, moll, klein, Minderjährige, Minderjähriger, gering, minderjährige Person, Nebenfach, geringerGerman
  • μικρή, μινόρε, ήσσων, ελάσσων, ασήμαντοςGreek
  • menor de edad, menorSpanish
  • کسی که زیر سن قانونی استPersian
  • molli, sivuaineopiskelija, suorittaa, vähämerkityksinen, vähäinen, alaikäinen, sivuaineFinnish
  • mineurFrench
  • नाबालिगHindi
  • kisebbHungarian
  • minorIndonesian
  • minoreItalian
  • קַטִיןHebrew
  • 未成年者, マイナーJapanese
  • 미성년자Korean
  • minderjarige, onbelangrijk, bijvakDutch
  • menor, menor de idadePortuguese
  • ма́лый, второстепе́нный, малоле́тний, [[непро́фильный]] [[предме́т]], мино́рный, несовершенноле́тний, незначи́тельный, незначительныйRussian
  • underårigSwedish
  • சிறியTamil
  • küçük, reşit olmayan, ergin olmayan, tâlî, rüşte ermemiş, yardımcı, minör, ikincilTurkish
  • неповнолітнійUkrainian
  • معمولیUrdu
  • 次要Chinese

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