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Synonyms for rudiment
ˈru də məntrudi·ment

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. rudiment

    principle, begin, ning, germ, seed, embryo, element, nucleus, initiation, commencement

    perfection, completion, development, expansion, organization, fruit, maturity, consummation, product, issue

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  1. rudiment, first rudiment, first principle, alphabet, ABC, ABC's, ABCsnoun

    the elementary stages of any subject (usually plural)

    "he mastered only the rudiments of geometry"

    first principle, first rudiment, alphabet

  2. rudimentnoun

    the remains of a body part that was functional at an earlier stage of life

    "Meckel's diverticulum is the rudiment of the embryonic yolk sac"

    first principle, first rudiment, alphabet

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rudimentnoun

    embryo, rude state, starting point

  2. rudimentnoun

    element, first principle, essential point

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. rudimentnoun

    element, embryo

  2. rudimentnoun

    elements, accidence

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