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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. rim

    Bank is a general term for the land along the edge of a water course; it may also denote a raised portion of the bed of a river, lake, or ocean; as, the Banks of Newfoundland. A beach is a strip or expanse of incoherent wave-worn sand, which is often pebbly or full of boulders; we speak of the beach of a lake or ocean; a beach is sometimes found in the bend of a river. Strand is a more poetic term for a wave-washed shore, especially as a place for landing or embarking; as, the keel grates on the strand. The whole line of a country or continent that borders the sea is a coast. Shore is any land, whether cliff, or sand, or marsh, bordering water. We do not speak of the coast of a river, nor of the banks of the ocean, tho there may be banks by or under the sea. Edge is the line where land and water meet; as, the water's edge. Brink is the place from which one may fall; as, the river's brink; the brink of a precipice; the brink of ruin.

    bank, beach, border, bound, brim, brink, coast, edge, marge, margin, shore, strand

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rimnoun

    the shape of a raised edge of a more or less circular object

    lip, brim, flange

  2. rimnoun

    (basketball) the hoop from which the net is suspended

    "the ball hit the rim and bounced off"

    lip, brim, flange

  3. rimnoun

    the outer part of a wheel to which the tire is attached

    lip, brim, flange

  4. flange, rimnoun

    a projection used for strength or for attaching to another object

    brim, lip, flange

  5. brim, rim, lipverb

    the top edge of a vessel or other container

    sassing, lip, sass, back talk, mouth, brim, flange, backtalk

  6. rimverb

    run around the rim of

    "Sugar rimmed the dessert plate"

  7. rimverb

    furnish with a rim

    "rim a hat"

  8. rimverb

    roll around the rim of

    "the ball rimmed the basket"

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rimnoun

    border, edge, margin, brim, brink, verge, border, skirt, confine

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. rimnoun

    brim, margin, edge, brink, verge, border, felly (rim of a wheel)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "rim":

    mdr, reem, wheel, basin, gic, edge, cuenca, mir, ledge, gics, slotted

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  1. Kawhi Leonard:

    I came off a pick-and-roll. They were switching. Embiid is a good defender, long, and I just wanted to get it to the back of the rim.

  2. Park Service:

    Visitors exporting the South Rim should plan to be self-sufficient, bringing enough food and water during their trip as well as hand sanitizer.

  3. Domien Loubry:

    I think when you get a high-scoring game the crowd can get into it. It’s a really high pace. It’s different. It’s more physical, it’s a more up-and-down pace but I like it and I think as it progresses it’s going to get even bigger, it’s an easy way to get people involved in basketball. All you need is a rim, six guys and a ball.

  4. Warren Harding:

    As I hammered in the last bolt and staggered over the rim, it was not at all clear to me who was the conqueror and who was the conquered.

  5. The Trust:

    The next night further growth would have occurred, followed by a new rim the next day.

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