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Synonyms for minute
ˈmɪn ɪtminute

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English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  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 Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. minute

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

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

Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 1 vote

  1. minute, minnoun

    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, bitnoun

    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, instantnoun

    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 arcnoun

    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. minutenoun

    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, minuteadjective

    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, minuteadjective

    infinitely or immeasurably small

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

    narrow, infinitesimal

    large, careless, big

  8. minute, narrowadjective

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes1.0 / 1 vote

  1. minuteadjective

    little, slender, CAPILLARY, very small

  2. minuteadjective

    circumstantial, particular, critical

  3. minutenoun

    sixtieth part of an hour

  4. minutenoun

    sixtieth part of a degree

  5. minutenoun

    note, memorandum

  6. minuteverb

    note, take a note of, jot down

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words3.0 / 1 vote

  1. minuteadjective

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

  2. minutenoun

    moment, memorandum, record, item, note

PPDB, the paraphrase database2.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "minute":

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

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  1. Steve Schmidt:

    We’re not going to pump any more water than we need to, because it’s an expense, we might have a well that can pump 1,000 gallons a minute, but that doesn’t mean we’re pumping it at 1,000 gallons a minute – we might be pumping it at 500 gallons a minute. We watch our water very closely.

  2. Scott C. Holstad:

    Blank paper before me; fresh snow fall, tracks slowly appearing, my future mapped out, my life, my day. Minute by minute, laboriously, every nook, every cranny exposed. This is my true life, I think while wondering what became of the person I used to be.

  3. T. S. Eliot:

    In a minute there is time for decision and revisions that a minute will reverse.

  4. Rob Lea:

    Do n’t set your mind on just one event or idea, because at Sundance things can change on a minute-by-minute basis, if you’re flexible, you can always find something fun to do.

  5. Capitol Hill:

    I called him' Mr. One Minute' or' One Minute Man,' or something, i didn't even think about it that way, but he was like,' I can also be Mr. Five Minute Man or Mr. Whatever Minute Man You Want.' It was in front of people, and the rest of us were all looking at each other. One of my young colleagues said,' Well, that took a turn.''' Capitol Hill, in an interview with CNN, said that Capitol Hill would not reveal who made the inappropriate remark but said soon after speaking up about it, Capitol Hill heard from other female members of Congress who had heard a similar joke line from him. Capitol Hill said Capitol Hill thought about it and decided it needed to be called out and used as a teaching moment.

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