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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 for "ray":

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

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Ray":

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How to use ray in a sentence?

  1. Adam Andrzejewski:

    In an ironic vignette, at a healthcare facility dedicated to serving blind veterans—the new Palo Alto Polytrauma and Blind Rehabilitation Center—the agency wasted $670,000 on two sculptures no blind veteran can even see, the ‘Helmick Sculpture’ cost $385,000 (2014) and a parking garage exterior wall faade by King Ray Studio for the ‘design, fabrication, and installation of the public artwork’ cost $285,000 (2014).

  2. David Levin:

    The quality of those images is usually not very good. If you compare the quality of those kinds of studies with the quality of a study that was performed in a hospital in a radiology department or in a private radiology office, there is going to be no comparison, if a portable X-ray is absolutely necessary because of the patient’s clinical condition, then it’s justifiable.

  3. Geoffrey Berman:

    Ray used fear, violence andcoercion to induce one young victim to engage in commercial sex acts to repay debts she did not actually owe.

  4. Fox News:

    Ray, the term faith-based is an odd term to describe movies-or anything else.

  5. Iran Barkley:

    Floyd is the mecca of boxing right now, i see it as a big fight like Sugar Ray Leonard and (Roberto) Duran in the years of 'No Mas'. Both of these guys are going to put on a tremendous fight. But my man Floyd is going to be victorious.

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