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Synonyms for minute
ˈmɪn ɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. minute, min(noun)

    a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour

    "he ran a 4 minute mile"

    mo, instant, bit, minute of arc, moment, arcminute, min, second, hour

    big, large, careless

  2. moment, mo, minute, second, bit(noun)

    an indefinitely short time

    "wait just a moment"; "in a mo"; "it only takes a minute"; "in just a bit"

    turn, molybdenum, act, spot, irregular, piece, endorsement, chip, bit, min, flake, snatch, arcminute, second gear, instant, second, minute of arc, routine, s, mo, fleck, atomic number 42, sec, bite, secondment, number, second base, morsel, scrap, moment, hour, indorsement, here and now, import, consequence, present moment, arcsecond

    careless, big, large

  3. moment, minute, second, instant(noun)

    a particular point in time

    "the moment he arrived the party began"

    endorsement, consequence, instant, present moment, import, second, minute of arc, arcminute, second gear, s, flash, sec, secondment, min, hour, moment, indorsement, wink, twinkling, here and now, heartbeat, jiffy, mo, second base, irregular, blink of an eye, split second, trice, bit, arcsecond

    large, big, careless

  4. minute, arcminute, minute of arc(noun)

    a unit of angular distance equal to a 60th of a degree

    mo, instant, bit, minute of arc, moment, arcminute, min, second, hour

    big, large, careless

  5. minute(noun)

    a short note

    "the secretary keeps the minutes of the meeting"

    mo, instant, bit, minute of arc, moment, arcminute, min, second, hour

    careless, large, big

  6. hour, minute(adj)

    distance measured by the time taken to cover it

    "we live an hour from the airport"; "its just 10 minutes away"

    bit, instant, min, minute of arc, moment, mo, second, arcminute, time of day, hour, hr

    careless, big, large

  7. infinitesimal, minute(adj)

    infinitely or immeasurably small

    "two minute whiplike threads of protoplasm"; "reduced to a microscopic scale"

    narrow, infinitesimal

    large, careless, big

  8. minute, narrow(adj)

    characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination

    "a minute inspection of the grounds"; "a narrow scrutiny"; "an exact and minute report"

    narrow, narrow-minded, infinitesimal

    large, careless, big

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. minute

    That is minute which is of exceedingly limited dimensions, as a grain of dust, or which attends to matters of exceedingly slight amount or apparent importance; as, a minute account; minute observation. That which is broken up into minute particles is said to be comminuted; things may be termed fine which would not be termed comminuted; as, fine sand; fine gravel; but, in using the adverb, we say a substance is finely comminuted, comminuted referring more to the process, fine to the result. An account extended to very minute particulars is circumstantial, detailed, particular; an examination so extended is critical, exact, precise. Compare FINE.

    See synonyms for LARGE.

    circumstantial, comminuted, critical, detailed, diminutive, exact, fine, little, particular, precise, slender, small, tiny

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. minute

    diminutive, microscopic, tiny, exact, searching, specific, detailed

    monstrous, enormous, huge, inexact, superficial, general, broad, comprehensive

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. minute(a.)

    little, slender, CAPILLARY, very small

  2. minute(a.)

    circumstantial, particular, critical

  3. minute(n.)

    sixtieth part of an hour

  4. minute(n.)

    sixtieth part of a degree

  5. minute(n.)

    note, memorandum

  6. minute(v. a.)

    note, take a note of, jot down

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. minute(a)

    little, tiny, microscopic, diminutive, critical, precise, particular, circumstantial

  2. minute(n)

    moment, memorandum, record, item, note

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    minutes, moment, unamet, one-minute, min, sec, little, second, time, tiny, accurate, delicate, instant, perc

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How to use minute in a sentence?

  1. Ceil Folz:

    As people pull up into our parking lots, we've got food and beverage and we've got music going on, we want to make sure that, from the minute people arrive here, they feel like they are at something special, at a party.

  2. Isaac Herzog:

    No decent leader would join the 'Netanyahu circus' that you put together at the last minute, on the strength of one seat, only to extend your rule.

  3. Clem Bason:

    That might seem counter-intuitive, but this could just mean that hotels were holding back rooms for sale at the last minute and have now released them to the online travel agencies for sale.

  4. Harriet:

    When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.

  5. Bjarne Schieldrop at SEB Markets:

    The Sunni – Shiite divide has now become much deeper with possibly more intense proxy wars in Yemen and Syria. The risk picture in the Middle East has clearly inched higher, while we still expect the sanctions to be lifted, the latest events have definitely created some last minute risk that things may not move in the direction widely expected. If the sanctions are not lifted as planned it would clearly reduce the projected crude oil surplus for 2016.

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