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Synonyms for ray
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  1. beam, beam of light, light beam, ray, ray of light, shaft, shaft of light, irradiationnoun

    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. raynoun

    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. raynoun

    (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 beamnoun

    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, raynoun

    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. raynoun

    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. rayverb

    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. rayverb

    emit as rays

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

    Synonyms:
    irradiate, radiate

  9. radiate, rayverb

    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, rayverb

    expose to radiation

    "irradiate food"

    Synonyms:
    enlighten, irradiate, radiate

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. raynoun

    Synonyms:
    beam, gleam

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  1. raynoun

    Synonyms:
    beam, gleam

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "ray":

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

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  1. List of known nicknames for "Ray":

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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. Benjamin Sommers:

    With the expanded coverage, you're not going to diagnose more broken bones because whether or not they have insurance, when somebody breaks a leg they are going to get an x-ray, these findings with diabetes may be the tip of the iceberg, and you can imagine similar outcomes for earlier detection of high blood pressure, or cancer, or mental illness.

  3. Sandy Sagitto:

    Wow, we have headed into the Superman realm. You have the x-ray vision.

  4. Don Felder:

    Early on, one of my favorites was Ray Charles. I remember hearing 'I Can't Stop Loving You' in the early '60s and thinking, 'What an unbelievably soulful voice.' In those days, the Deep South was extremely segregated.

  5. Megan Kingston:

    I go to bed early and the next morning, I woke up with a 102-degree fever. I went to my respiratory clinic and was swabbed for COVID and had a chest X-ray, which showed I had double pneumonia. They started me on antibiotics and sent me home. They called me back two days later for the swab results. I had tested positive for COVID. I ended up in the hospital that night.


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