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Synonyms for oil
ɔɪloil

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. oilnoun

    a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water

    Synonyms:
    petroleum, rock oil, crude oil, oil color, vegetable oil, fossil oil, crude, oil colour

  2. oil, oil color, oil colournoun

    oil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist

    Synonyms:
    petroleum, rock oil, crude oil, oil color, vegetable oil, fossil oil, crude, oil colour

  3. petroleum, crude oil, crude, rock oil, fossil oil, oilnoun

    a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons

    Synonyms:
    petroleum, rock oil, crude oil, oil color, vegetable oil, fossil oil, crude, oil colour

  4. vegetable oil, oilverb

    any of a group of liquid edible fats that are obtained from plants

    Synonyms:
    petroleum, rock oil, crude oil, oil color, vegetable oil, fossil oil, crude, oil colour

  5. oilverb

    cover with oil, as if by rubbing

    "oil the wooden surface"

    Synonyms:
    inunct, embrocate, anele, anoint

  6. anoint, inunct, oil, anele, embrocateverb

    administer an oil or ointment to ; often in a religious ceremony of blessing

    Synonyms:
    embrocate, anele, anoint, inunct

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. oilverb

    Synonyms:
    lubricate

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Oil":

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How to use oil in a sentence?

  1. Fred Upton:

    Oil exports can be a win for the American people and a win for our allies.

  2. Vivien Yang:

    It is nearly impossible to influence the oil price long-term by freezing production as unconventional oil and gas and alternative energy may enter the market to bring down the price, the recent failed OPEC attempt to freeze production may cause grief from oil producers, but in reality even if it was successful its long term effect is doubtful.

  3. Harold Hamm:

    We view the recent downdraft in oil prices as unsustainable given the lack of fundamental change in supply and demand.

  4. Abdul Mahdi:

    Threatening the oil interests and blocking roads leading to Iraq's ports is causing big losses exceeding billions of dollars.

  5. Syed Jaffar Hussain:

    The money has become squeezed because of the oil revenues going down and spending on security and fighting the war, so the money is not there for the social sector, they're looking towards the donors to come forward and help them in the situation that's beyond their control and is beyond their capacity to fund.

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