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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  

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

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Translations for minor

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • 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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