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Synonyms for ray
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beam, beam of light, light beam, ray, ray of light, shaft, shaft of light, irradiation(noun)

    a column of light (as from a beacon)

    Synonyms:
    beam, shaft, peter, pecker, diaphysis, radio beam, ray of light, actinotherapy, radiation, re, cock, rotating shaft, shaft of light, dick, barb, prick, electron beam, balance beam, scape, slam, spear, dig, calamus, tool, lance, radiotherapy, light beam, quill, gibe, beam of light, putz, jibe, radiation therapy, irradiation, shot

  2. ray(noun)

    a branch of an umbel or an umbelliform inflorescence

    Synonyms:
    light beam, beam of light, electron beam, ray of light, re, beam, shaft, irradiation, shaft of light

  3. ray(noun)

    (mathematics) a straight line extending from a point

    Synonyms:
    light beam, beam of light, electron beam, ray of light, re, beam, shaft, irradiation, shaft of light

  4. beam, ray, electron beam(noun)

    a group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation

    Synonyms:
    light beam, beam of light, radio beam, ray of light, re, beam, shaft of light, shaft, balance beam, irradiation, electron beam

  5. re, ray(noun)

    the syllable naming the second (supertonic) note of any major scale in solmization

    Synonyms:
    light beam, beam of light, shaft, electron beam, beam, shaft of light, ray of light, re, irradiation, atomic number 75, rhenium

  6. ray(noun)

    any of the stiff bony spines in the fin of a fish

    Synonyms:
    light beam, beam of light, electron beam, ray of light, re, beam, shaft, irradiation, shaft of light

  7. ray(verb)

    cartilaginous fishes having horizontally flattened bodies and enlarged winglike pectoral fins with gills on the underside; most swim by moving the pectoral fins

    Synonyms:
    light beam, beam of light, electron beam, ray of light, re, beam, shaft, irradiation, shaft of light

  8. ray(verb)

    emit as rays

    "That tower rays a laser beam for miles across the sky"

    Synonyms:
    irradiate, radiate

  9. radiate, ray(verb)

    extend or spread outward from a center or focus or inward towards a center

    "spokes radiate from the hub of the wheel"; "This plants radiate spines in all directions"

    Synonyms:
    irradiate, shine, glow, beam, radiate, diversify

  10. irradiate, ray(verb)

    expose to radiation

    "irradiate food"

    Synonyms:
    enlighten, irradiate, radiate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ray(n.)

    Synonyms:
    beam, gleam

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. ray(n)

    Synonyms:
    beam, gleam

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    glimmer, radius, rayos, ray-ray, sos, rays, raymond, radii, gleam

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How to use ray in a sentence?

  1. Craig Counsell:

    To get a negative X-ray, I know Elian Herrera spirits are lifted, it's a right thigh contusion but it's pretty significant. Elian Herrera got hit pretty good.

  2. Robert Erickson:

    Unlike an X-ray that penetrates through the organ, [with thermography], you can get a view of what’s going on inside the body.

  3. Tyrese Gibson:

    When you put people in a theater or (they watch) a blue ray DVD, they are watching in the comfort of their home, but to physically be inside a tram car and experience your favorite franchise as a theme park ride, it definitely raises the bar.

  4. Hank Steinberg:

    The Navy has been incredibly supportive and excited, we had a big premiere in Washington, D.C., where thousands of military people showed up. The Secretary of the Navy [Ray Mabus] himself has been to our set and actually recorded a cameo. It's the episode where they find the message that was buried in the files of the White House. The guy who's playing the Secretary of the Navy, is the real Secretary of the Navy.

  5. Juni Ganguli:

    We have been working towards this for about a month or so, since we suspected Billy Ray Turner was going to testify against Lorenzen Wright, our defense was going to be that Sherra recruited Billy Ray Turner to kill Lorenzen Wright because Billy Ray Turner had beaten Sherra for years.


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