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Synonyms for moon

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Wiktionary1.0 / 1 vote

  1. moonnoun


  2. Moonnoun

    To display one’s buttocks to, typically as a jest, insult, or protest

    natural satellite, calendar month, month, lunar month, satellite, LunaEnglish

  3. moonnoun

    Any natural satellite of a planet.

    LunaEnglish, month, natural satellite, satellite, calendar month, lunar month

  4. moonnoun

    A month, particularly a lunar month.

    natural satellite, calendar month, month, lunar month, satellite

Princeton's WordNet2.5 / 2 votes

  1. Moon, moonnoun

    the natural satellite of the Earth

    "the average distance to the Moon is 384,400 kilometers"; "men first stepped on the moon in 1969"

    moonshine, lunar month, synodic month, moonlight, lunation

  2. moonnoun

    any object resembling a moon

    "he made a moon lamp that he used as a night light"; "the clock had a moon that showed various phases"

    moonshine, lunar month, synodic month, moonlight, lunation

  3. lunar month, moon, lunation, synodic monthnoun

    the period between successive new moons (29.531 days)

    moonshine, lunar month, synodic month, moonlight, lunation

  4. moonlight, moonshine, Moonnoun

    the light of the Moon

    "moonlight is the smuggler's enemy"; "the Moon was bright enough to read by"

    moonshine, lunar month, synodic month, corn liquor, lunation, moonlight, bootleg

  5. Moon, Sun Myung Moonnoun

    United States religious leader (born in Korea) who founded the Unification Church in 1954; was found guilty of conspiracy to evade taxes (born in 1920)

    moonshine, lunar month, synodic month, moonlight, lunation

  6. moonverb

    any natural satellite of a planet

    "Jupiter has sixteen moons"

    moonshine, lunar month, synodic month, moonlight, lunation

  7. daydream, moonverb

    have dreamlike musings or fantasies while awake

    "She looked out the window, daydreaming"

    daydream, dream, stargaze, moon around, moon on, woolgather

  8. moon, moon around, moon onverb

    be idle in a listless or dreamy way

    daydream, mope, moon around, moon on, moon about

  9. moonverb

    expose one's buttocks to

    "moon the audience"

    daydream, moon around, moon on

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. natural satellite

    the moon is named as it is because that is another way of saying natural satellite and the when the natural satellite for the earth was discovered we decided to name it moon.

    Submitted by rinat on September 10, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes1.0 / 2 votes

  1. moonnoun

    satellite, secondary planet

  2. moonnoun

    blockhead, simpleton, fool, dunce

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words2.0 / 1 vote

  1. moonnoun

    satellite, luna, cynthia

    Associated words:
    selenology, selenography, apogee, wax, wane, epigee, selenocentric, selenograph, halo, orb, lunar, lunarian, interlunary, lunation, appulse, crescent, luniform

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  1. Axiom Space:

    We’re carrying on NASA’s legacy by designing an advanced spacesuit that will allow astronauts to operate safely and effectively on the Moon, axiom Space’s Artemis III spacesuit will be ready to meet the complex challenges of the lunar south pole and help grow our understanding of the Moon in order to enable a long-term presence there.

  2. Alyssa Rhoden:

    Evaluating Mimas' status as an ocean moon would benchmark models of its formation and evolution, this would help us better understand Saturn's rings and mid-sized moons as well as the prevalence of potentially habitable ocean moons, particularly at Uranus. Mimas is a compelling target for continued investigation.

  3. Arabic Proverb:

    Words of blame from those who are hostile to a great man cannot injure him. The moon is not hurt when barked at by a dog.

  4. Olive Schreiner:

    Men are like the earth and we are the moon; we turn always one side to them, and they think there is no other, because they don't see it -- but there is.

  5. Steven Jenks:

    I wanted to send a very small amount of my mother's ashes to the Moon so that my family for generations to come will have some comfort knowing that no matter where they are or how alone they feel they can look at the Moon and find some peace.

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