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Synonyms for powder
ˈpaʊ dərpow·der

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Wiktionary3.0 / 1 vote

  1. powderverb

    To reduce to fine particles.

    Synonyms:
    pound, pulverize, triturate, grind, comminute

Princeton's WordNet2.0 / 1 vote

  1. powder, pulverization, pulverisationnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    pulverisation, grind, mill, pulverization, gunpowder

  2. gunpowder, powdernoun

    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. powderverb

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

    Synonyms:
    pulverisation, pulverization, gunpowder

  4. powderize, powderise, powder, pulverize, pulveriseverb

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

    "pulverize the grains"

    Synonyms:
    pulverise, demolish, powderise, pulverize, powderize

  5. powderverb

    apply powder to

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

    Synonyms:
    powderise, pulverize, powderize, pulverise

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Dictionary of English Synonymes2.0 / 1 vote

  1. powdernoun

    Synonyms:
    dust, pulverized substance

  2. powdernoun

    Synonyms:
    gunpowder

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words4.0 / 1 vote

  1. powdernoun

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

  2. powderverb

    Synonyms:
    pulverize, triturate, comminute, levigate

PPDB, the paraphrase database3.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "powder":

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

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD2.5 / 2 votes

  1. powder

    Synonyms:
    Chinese medicine San

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How to use powder in a sentence?

  1. Elvis Francois:

    I had no food. It was just a bottle of ketchup that was on the boat, garlic powder and Maggi (stock cubes) so I mixed it up with some water.

  2. Constance Seltzer:

    She taught Johnson Johnson to use talcum powder. Everybody in Johnson Johnson family used it, she was the matriarch of this family. She was my glue. There's not a day that goes by that I don't miss my grandmother.

  3. Chief Executive Joe Jimenez:

    We're looking at everything that's out there, the reason why Novartis hasn't moved is that assets are very expensive right now and I think we're going to hold our powder, we're going to see what happens in the markets.

  4. 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.

  5. Benjamin Fanger:

    We do have enough dry powder to participate in the opportunities that we're seeing right now. That said, I do expect to raise the next fund this year.


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