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Synonyms for minor
ˈmaɪ nərmi·nor

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Wiktionary

  1. minornoun

    Antonyms:
    major

  2. minornoun

    To choose or have an area of secondary concentration as a student in a college or university.

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

    Antonyms:
    major

  3. minornoun

    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. minornoun

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

    Antonyms:
    major

  5. minornoun

    Antonyms:
    adult

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. minor

    Synonyms:
    less, inferior, junior, younger, unimportant

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. child, kid, youngster, minor, shaver, nipper, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, fry, nestlingadjective

    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. minoradjective

    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. minoradjective

    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. minoradjective

    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. minoradjective

    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, underageadjective

    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. minoradjective

    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. minoradjective

    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)adjective

    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, venialadjective

    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-sizedadjective

    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

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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. minoradjective

    Synonyms:
    less, smaller

  2. minoradjective

    Synonyms:
    inferior, subordinate

  3. minoradjective

    Synonyms:
    inconsiderable, petty

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. minoradjective

    Synonyms:
    subordinate, secondary, less, smaller

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How to use minor in a sentence?

  1. Michael Avenatti:

    Trump asked for $ 800k in attorneys' fees, costs and sanctions from the minor defamation case. The ct awarded well less than 1/2, recognizing that the request was gross excessive, the amount in fees awarded Stormy in the main NDA case will be at least $ 1 million more than this.

  2. Ian Giles:

    Given the potential penalties and damages actions it faces, Google will want to invest in the best possible defense team, and direct legal costs will be a relatively minor consideration, there may be simple capacity reasons as to why they are sharing the workload between a number of law firms, but there is also value to seeking a second opinion, reconsidering strategy, and bringing new ideas to the table.

  3. Special Counsel Carolyn Lerner:

    The lack of accountability in these cases stands in stark contrast to disciplinary actions taken against VA whistleblowers, the VA has attempted to fire or suspend whistleblowers for minor indiscretions and, often, for activity directly related to the employee's whistleblowing. While OSC has worked with VA headquarters to rescind the disciplinary actions in these cases, the severity of the initial punishments chills other employees from stepping forward to report concerns.

  4. Yuki Watanabe:

    It started with minor shaking, then suddenly became violent, i was so frightened.

  5. Bernie Sanders:

    This video of the arrest of Sandra Bland shows totally outrageous police behavior, no one should be yanked from her car, thrown to the ground, assaulted and arrested for a minor traffic stop. The result is that three days later she is dead in her jail cell.


Translations for minor

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  • minderjarigeAfrikaans
  • قاصرArabic
  • vedlejšíCzech
  • plant dan oedWelsh
  • mindre, mindreårig, bifag, ubetydelig, molDanish
  • geringfügig, unbedeutend, moll, klein, geringer, Nebenfach, Minderjähriger, gering, Minderjährige, minderjährige PersonGerman
  • ελάσσων, ήσσων, ασήμαντος, μινόρε, μικρήGreek
  • menor, menor de edadSpanish
  • کسی که زیر سن قانونی استPersian
  • vähämerkityksinen, sivuaineopiskelija, alaikäinen, suorittaa, sivuaine, molli, vähäinenFinnish
  • mineurFrench
  • नाबालिगHindi
  • kisebbHungarian
  • minorIndonesian
  • minoreItalian
  • קַטִיןHebrew
  • マイナー, 未成年者Japanese
  • 미성년자Korean
  • bijvak, onbelangrijk, minderjarigeDutch
  • menor, menor de idadePortuguese
  • незначительный, второстепе́нный, незначи́тельный, ма́лый, малоле́тний, [[непро́фильный]] [[предме́т]], несовершенноле́тний, мино́рныйRussian
  • underårigSwedish
  • சிறியTamil
  • minör, küçük, reşit olmayan, ergin olmayan, tâlî, rüşte ermemiş, yardımcı, ikincilTurkish
  • неповнолітнійUkrainian
  • معمولیUrdu
  • 次要Chinese

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