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Synonyms for powder
ˈpaʊ dər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. powder, pulverization, pulverisation(noun)

    a solid substance in the form of tiny loose particles; a solid that has been pulverized

    Synonyms:
    pulverisation, grind, mill, pulverization, gunpowder

  2. gunpowder, powder(noun)

    a mixture of potassium nitrate, charcoal, and sulfur in a 75:15:10 ratio which is used in gunnery, time fuses, and fireworks

    Synonyms:
    pulverisation, pulverization, gunpowder

  3. powder(verb)

    any of various cosmetic or medical preparations dispensed in the form of a pulverized powder

    Synonyms:
    pulverisation, pulverization, gunpowder

  4. powderize, powderise, powder, pulverize, pulverise(verb)

    make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust

    "pulverize the grains"

    Synonyms:
    pulverise, demolish, powderise, pulverize, powderize

  5. powder(verb)

    apply powder to

    "She powdered her nose"; "The King wears a powdered wig"

    Synonyms:
    powderise, pulverize, powderize, pulverise

Wiktionary

  1. powder(verb)

    To reduce to fine particles.

    Synonyms:
    pound, pulverize, triturate, grind, comminute

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. powder(n.)

    Synonyms:
    dust, pulverized substance

  2. powder(n.)

    Synonyms:
    gunpowder

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. powder(n)

    Synonyms:
    dust, pulverulence, cosmetic, rouge, pounce, efflorescence

  2. powder(v)

    Synonyms:
    pulverize, triturate, comminute, levigate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "powder":

    powdered, gunpowder, powders, dust, cordite, talc, gsr, fan, fanling, keg

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. powder

    Synonyms:
    Chinese medicine San

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How to use powder in a sentence?

  1. Adetunji Toriola:

    We know that inflammation increases ovarian cancer risk. We know talcum powder causes inflammation. The question is, does talc cause cancer by causing inflammation in the ovaries?

  2. Natalie Rizzo:

    Since chocolate has caffeine that may keep me awake, I opt for cocoa powder sprinkled on top of popcorn, this sweet and savory snack has just 40 calories per cup.

  3. Oleh Sych:

    This is the scariest thing - we're living on a powder keg. We don't know where else has been compromised. We can protect everything, we can teach administrators never to open emails, but the system is already infected.

  4. Samantha Heller:

    To maximize the health benefits of cocoa, you can make your own hot cocoa by using unsweetened cocoa powder.

  5. Veryan Khan:

    The situation inMauritania isa powder kegveryfew people are talking about.

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