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Synonyms for scale
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scale, scale of measurement, graduated table, ordered series(noun)

    an ordered reference standard

    "judging on a scale of 1 to 10"

    Synonyms:
    plate, exfoliation, ordered series, shell, scale of measurement, musical scale, scurf, scale leaf, weighing machine, graduated table

  2. scale(noun)

    relative magnitude

    "they entertained on a grand scale"

    Synonyms:
    plate, exfoliation, ordered series, shell, scale of measurement, musical scale, scurf, scale leaf, weighing machine, graduated table

  3. scale(noun)

    the ratio between the size of something and a representation of it

    "the scale of the map"; "the scale of the model"

    Synonyms:
    plate, exfoliation, ordered series, shell, scale of measurement, musical scale, scurf, scale leaf, weighing machine, graduated table

  4. scale, scale leaf(noun)

    a specialized leaf or bract that protects a bud or catkin

    Synonyms:
    plate, exfoliation, ordered series, shell, scale of measurement, musical scale, scurf, scale leaf, weighing machine, graduated table

  5. scale, scurf, exfoliation(noun)

    a thin flake of dead epidermis shed from the surface of the skin

    Synonyms:
    plate, exfoliation, ordered series, shell, scale of measurement, musical scale, scurf, scale leaf, weighing machine, graduated table

  6. scale, musical scale(noun)

    (music) a series of notes differing in pitch according to a specific scheme (usually within an octave)

    Synonyms:
    plate, exfoliation, ordered series, shell, scale of measurement, musical scale, scurf, scale leaf, weighing machine, graduated table

  7. scale, weighing machine(noun)

    a measuring instrument for weighing; shows amount of mass

    Synonyms:
    plate, exfoliation, ordered series, shell, scale of measurement, musical scale, scurf, scale leaf, weighing machine, graduated table

  8. scale(noun)

    an indicator having a graduated sequence of marks

    Synonyms:
    plate, exfoliation, ordered series, shell, scale of measurement, musical scale, scurf, scale leaf, weighing machine, graduated table

  9. plate, scale, shell(noun)

    a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)

    Synonyms:
    scale leaf, scurf, cuticle, ordered series, exfoliation, graduated table, weighing machine, home base, case, racing shell, plateful, carapace, scale of measurement, dental plate, home, crustal plate, home plate, shield, musical scale, eggshell, denture, casing, shell, photographic plate, plate, collection plate

  10. scale(verb)

    a flattened rigid plate forming part of the body covering of many animals

    Synonyms:
    plate, exfoliation, ordered series, shell, scale of measurement, musical scale, scurf, scale leaf, weighing machine, graduated table

  11. scale(verb)

    measure by or as if by a scale

    "This bike scales only 25 pounds"

    Synonyms:
    descale, surmount

  12. scale(verb)

    pattern, make, regulate, set, measure, or estimate according to some rate or standard

    Synonyms:
    descale, surmount

  13. scale(verb)

    take by attacking with scaling ladders

    "The troops scaled the walls of the fort"

    Synonyms:
    descale, surmount

  14. scale, surmount(verb)

    reach the highest point of

    "We scaled the Mont Blanc"

    Synonyms:
    outstrip, overcome, subdue, surpass, outperform, outdo, outmatch, master, get over, surmount, descale, outgo, exceed

  15. scale(verb)

    climb up by means of a ladder

    Synonyms:
    descale, surmount

  16. scale, descale(verb)

    remove the scales from

    "scale fish"

    Synonyms:
    descale, surmount

  17. scale(verb)

    measure with or as if with scales

    "scale the gold"

    Synonyms:
    descale, surmount

  18. scale(verb)

    size or measure according to a scale

    "This model must be scaled down"

    Synonyms:
    descale, surmount

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. scale

    Synonyms:
    layer, lamina, flake

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. scale(n.)

    Synonyms:
    dish (of a balance)

  2. scale(n.)

    Synonyms:
    balance

  3. scale(n.)

    Synonyms:
    gradation, progressive series

  4. scale(n.)

    Synonyms:
    lamina, layer, flake, LAMELLA, thin plate

  5. scale(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    CLIMB, ascend, escalade, mount, clamber up

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. scale(n)

    Synonyms:
    flake, lamina, leprosity, lamella, squama, incrustation

  2. scale(n)

    Synonyms:
    (Mus.) gamut, sol-fa

    Associated words:
    diatonic, chromatic, tonic

  3. scale(n)

    Synonyms:
    (Bot.) squamula, lodicule, fulcrum

  4. scale(v)

    Synonyms:
    exfoliate, desquamate, climb, ascend, mount, clamber, escalade

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How to use scale in a sentence?

  1. Jamie LeSueur:

    The scale of devastation is enormous. It seems that 90 per cent of the area is completely destroyed, almost everything is destroyed. Communication lines have been completely cut and roads have been destroyed.

  2. Gatdet Dak:

    In response to the government's full-scale offensive on our positions in the three states of greater Upper Nile region, we have decided to take control of the oilfields and deny Salva Kiir from using the oil revenues to perpetuate the war.

  3. Logistics Services Amy Gowder:

    When you have 180 aircraft it is probably okay. Now we have 300. It is the scale of the volume increases which is why there is a concern, that is putting more pressure on the supply chain in the near term.

  4. Dalibor Rohac:

    Both Jean-Luc Mlenchon and Marine Le Pen advocate a very deep renegotiation of France’s stance with the EU that could in actuality result in France’s exit from the euro zone, its default on its sovereign debt which would propel a financial crisis on a scale much bigger than the one we saw in 2008.

  5. Martin Dolan:

    It's almost impossible to get your head around the scale of what's involved here, if you take the theoretical maximum of the possible area for the aircraft – 1.1 (or) 1.2 million sq km – you're talking about orders or magnitude in terms of cost and time above what we're currently doing, and that's something that governments will obviously have to bear in mind.


Translations for scale

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  • ميزانArabic
  • skeulBreton
  • stupnice, měřítko, šupina, váha, okujCzech
  • Skala, Tonleiter, Ausmaß, Maßstab, Schuppe, Waage, skalieren, entschuppen, besteigen, schuppen, Waagschale, Schuppenpanzer, erklimmenGerman
  • μέγεθος, έκταση, κλίμακα, λέπι, ζυγαριάGreek
  • pesiloEsperanto
  • escala, gama, escama, balanza, platillo, escalar, escamarSpanish
  • mõõtmestamaEstonian
  • فلس, ترازو, برگستوان, میزانPersian
  • mittakaava, skaala, asteikko, luokka, sävelasteikko, hilseillä, suomu, varsivaaka, hilse, pajahilse, suomupanssari, kiivetä, [[poistaa]] [[hilse]], skaalautua, höylätä, vaaka, vaakakuppi, skaalata, suomustaa, [[muuttaa]] [[mittakaavaa]], kivuta, kuoriaFinnish
  • échelle, gamme, balance, écaille, plateau, barbure, réduire, escalader, squame, agrandir, écaillerFrench
  • sgèile, meudachdScottish Gaelic
  • તુલાGujarati
  • סולם, קנה מידה, קשקשHebrew
  • तराज़ू, तुलाHindi
  • hangsor, beosztás, mérleg, skálaHungarian
  • նժար, թեփ, կշեռք, թեփուկArmenian
  • balancoIdo
  • scala, scaglia, bilancia, squamaItalian
  • スケール, 目盛り, 大きさ, 縮尺比, 強度, 規模, 等級, 音階, 鱗, はかり, 鱗片, 秤, 天秤, 見合う, 鱗を除く, ガサガサにする, 肌荒れを起こす, 登る, 鱗を落とすJapanese
  • 정도, 비늘Korean
  • terazîKurdish
  • scala, lībraLatin
  • skalė, mastas, mastelis, žvynai, svarstyklėsLithuanian
  • zvīņasLatvian
  • hātepe, āwhata, unahiMāori
  • skala, skjellNorwegian
  • schaal, toonladder, schub, weegschaalDutch
  • skala, skjellNorwegian Nynorsk
  • vektNorwegian
  • skala, łuska, wagaPolish
  • escala, tamanho, escale, escama, balança, subir, descamar, prato, escalar, escamarPortuguese
  • solz, cântarRomanian
  • шкала, масштаб, гамма, чешуя, весы, чешуйка, чаша весовRussian
  • ljestvica, mjerilo, stupnice, krljušt, вага, vaga, terazije, тас, tas, ljȕska, теразије, кантар, kantarSerbo-Croatian
  • škála, stupnica, lupinaSlovak
  • skala, velikost, lestvica, merilo, luska, vaga, tehtnicaSlovene
  • måttstock, skala, vågskål, fjälla, fjäll, balansvåg, fjällpansar, våg, bestigaSwedish
  • mzaniSwahili
  • స్థాయి, పరిమాణము, ప్రమాణము, స్కేలు, కొలత, కాటా, త్రాసుTelugu
  • kaliskisTagalog
  • kantar, ölçeklemek, tırmanmak, terazi, ölçeklendirmekTurkish
  • ترازو, تلا, میزان, پیمانےUrdu
  • tegülVolapük

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