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Synonyms for scale
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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms2.3 / 3 votes

  1. scale

    Synonyms:
    layer, lamina, flake

Princeton's WordNet2.0 / 1 vote

  1. scale, scale of measurement, graduated table, ordered seriesnoun

    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. scalenoun

    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. scalenoun

    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 leafnoun

    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, exfoliationnoun

    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 scalenoun

    (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 machinenoun

    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. scalenoun

    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, shellnoun

    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. scaleverb

    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. scaleverb

    measure by or as if by a scale

    "This bike scales only 25 pounds"

    Synonyms:
    descale, surmount

  12. scaleverb

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

    Synonyms:
    descale, surmount

  13. scaleverb

    take by attacking with scaling ladders

    "The troops scaled the walls of the fort"

    Synonyms:
    descale, surmount

  14. scale, surmountverb

    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. scaleverb

    climb up by means of a ladder

    Synonyms:
    descale, surmount

  16. scale, descaleverb

    remove the scales from

    "scale fish"

    Synonyms:
    descale, surmount

  17. scaleverb

    measure with or as if with scales

    "scale the gold"

    Synonyms:
    descale, surmount

  18. scaleverb

    size or measure according to a scale

    "This model must be scaled down"

    Synonyms:
    descale, surmount

Editors Contribution1.0 / 1 vote

  1. spectrum

    Submitted by rinat on December 20, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes2.0 / 1 vote

  1. scalenoun

    Synonyms:
    dish (of a balance)

  2. scalenoun

    Synonyms:
    balance

  3. scalenoun

    Synonyms:
    gradation, progressive series

  4. scalenoun

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

  5. scaleverb

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words2.0 / 1 vote

  1. scalenoun

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

  2. scalenoun

    Synonyms:
    (Mus.) gamut, sol-fa

    Associated words:
    diatonic, chromatic, tonic

  3. scalenoun

    Synonyms:
    (Bot.) squamula, lodicule, fulcrum

  4. scaleverb

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

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How to use scale in a sentence?

  1. Daniel Field:

    Human activity is causing deforestation on a massive scale, we know that the diversity of bird communities is impacted by the availability of forests -- when forests are cut down in favor of, for example, palm oil monoculture, bird diversity is slashed. It's probable that, if this kind of deforestation continues unabated, it will leave an indelible signature on the evolution of birdlife.

  2. President Biden:

    We have to discredit those who believe that the age of democracy is over, as some of our fellow nations believe. We have to expose as false the narrative that decrees of dictators can match the speed and scale of the 21st( century) challenges, you know, and I know, they're wrong.

  3. Alessandro Grattoni:

    Part of our frustration has been working on this for 10 years, never being able to see it, that’s why it was important to create a larger scale.

  4. Wu Zunyou:

    In the next two to three months, the possibility of a large-scale Covid-19 rebound or a second wave of infections across the country is very small.

  5. Syed Jaffar Hussain:

    For the time being, looking at the number of injured, and the number of those being affected, these supplies can cater for 3 to 4 weeks, but if there is no ceasefire and there is no reduction in the scale, scope and intensity of the conflict, even if it goes by the current intensity, we will run out of these supplies.


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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