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Synonyms for rudimentary
ˌru dəˈmɛn tə ri, -trirudi·men·ta·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fundamental, rudimentary, underlyingadjective

    being or involving basic facts or principles

    "the fundamental laws of the universe"; "a fundamental incomatibility between them"; "these rudimentary truths"; "underlying principles"

    fundamental, key, vestigial, profound, inherent, cardinal, underlying, central, implicit in(p), primal

    developed, incident, complete, incidental

  2. rudimentaryadjective

    being in the earliest stages of development

    "rudimentary plans"

    vestigial, fundamental, underlying

    incidental, incident, developed, complete

  3. vestigial, rudimentaryadjective

    not fully developed in mature animals

    "rudimentary wings"

    vestigial, fundamental, underlying

    complete, incident, incidental, developed

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rudimentaryadjective


Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. rudimentarynoun

    rudimental, elementary, initial, embryonic, embryo

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "rudimentary":

    austere, low-tech, primitive, crude, rustic, basic, rough, elementary

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  1. Joe Walsh:

    The intensive three-week Kinderguardian course introduces specially selected children from 12 to4 years old to pistols, rifles, semiautomatics and a rudimentary knowledge of mortars, in less than a month —less than a month— a first-grader can become a first grenade-er.

  2. Judge Judy Sheindlin:

    The fact that Richard Lawrence is complaining about my salary is actually hilarious, i met Mr. Lawrence for 2 hours some 21years ago. Neither I nor anyone involved in the day-to-day production of my program has heard from him in 20 years. Not a card, not a gift, not a flower, not a congratulations. Yet he has somehow received over $17,000,000 from my program. My rudimentary math translates that into $8,500,000 an hour for Mr. Lawrence. Not a bad payday. Now complaining about not getting enough money, that’s real chutzpah!

  3. Mike Berry:

    A rudimentary way of looking at it is that they’ve asked for God’s will, and they believe that it would be wrong for them to get the vaccine, in other words, they believe that God has told them no.

  4. Laura Edelson:

    We haven't really seen any substantial changes in in Facebook's content moderation that they have talked about publicly or that have been externally detectable, it appears externally like they're still using fairly rudimentary keyword matching tools to identify problematic content, whether it's hate speech or misinformation.

  5. Joe Stork:

    While the coalition may have sophisticated weaponry and U.S. support, its commitment to the laws of war is rudimentary at best.

Translations for rudimentary

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  • základníCzech
  • elementar, rudimentärGerman
  • βασικός, στοιχειώδης, υποτυπώδηςGreek
  • rudimentario, rudimental, elementalSpanish
  • ابتداییPersian
  • puutteellinen, rudimentaarinen, auttava, perus-, alkeis-, alustava, alkeellinenFinnish
  • rudimentaireFrench
  • bunneydaghManx
  • मौलिकHindi
  • ראשוניHebrew
  • 基本的なJapanese
  • rudimentairDutch
  • rudimentærNorwegian
  • ograniczony, podstawowy, minimalny, elementarnyPolish
  • rudimentarPortuguese
  • рудимента́рный, зача́точный, элемента́рныйRussian
  • ابتدائیUrdu
  • רודאַמענטעריYiddish
  • 起码Chinese

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