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Synonyms for skim
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. skim(noun)

    a thin layer covering the surface of a liquid

    "there was a thin skim of oil on the water"

    Synonyms:
    skimming

    Antonyms:
    fat, fatty

  2. skim, skimming(adj)

    reading or glancing through quickly

    Synonyms:
    grazing, shaving, skimming

    Antonyms:
    fatty, fat

  3. skim, skimmed(verb)

    used of milk and milk products from which the cream has been removed

    "yogurt made with skim milk"; "she can drink skimmed milk but should avoid butter"

    Synonyms:
    skimmed

    Antonyms:
    fat, fatty

  4. plane, skim(verb)

    travel on the surface of water

    Synonyms:
    plane, skim over, cream, cream off, skitter, rake, scan, shave, skip, run down, skim off, glance over

    Antonyms:
    fatty, fat

  5. skim over, skim(verb)

    move or pass swiftly and lightly over the surface of

    Synonyms:
    plane, skim over, cream, cream off, skitter, run down, scan, skip, rake, skim off, glance over

    Antonyms:
    fatty, fat

  6. scan, skim, rake, glance over, run down(verb)

    examine hastily

    "She scanned the newspaper headlines while waiting for the taxi"

    Synonyms:
    plane, run over, conk out, play out, scan, graze, sap, skim off, skitter, crease, run down, poop out, run out, peter out, exhaust, glance over, check out, cream, rake, cream off, read, skip, skim over, tire

    Antonyms:
    fatty, fat

  7. skim, skip, skitter(verb)

    cause to skip over a surface

    "Skip a stone across the pond"

    Synonyms:
    plane, skip over, bound off, hop, scurry, scan, decamp, skim over, vamoose, skim off, hop-skip, run down, cut, scuttle, glance over, pass over, skitter, cream, rake, cream off, skip, scamper, jump

    Antonyms:
    fat, fatty

  8. skim(verb)

    coat (a liquid) with a layer

    Synonyms:
    plane, skip, cream, cream off, skitter, run down, scan, rake, skim off, skim over, glance over

    Antonyms:
    fatty, fat

  9. skim, skim off, cream off, cream(verb)

    remove from the surface

    "skim cream from the surface of milk"

    Synonyms:
    bat, clobber, scan, thrash, skim over, skim off, run down, lick, glance over, plane, skitter, drub, cream, rake, cream off, skip

    Antonyms:
    fatty, fat

  10. skim, skim over(verb)

    read superficially

    Synonyms:
    plane, skip, cream, cream off, skitter, run down, scan, rake, skim off, skim over, glance over

    Antonyms:
    fatty, fat

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. skim

    Synonyms:
    brush, glide, graze, touch

    Antonyms:
    enter, penetrate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. skim(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    pass lightly or superficially

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    skimmed, nonfat, non-fat, skimmed-milk

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Translations for skim

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  • يَرْتَArabic
  • listovat, hodit žabkuCzech
  • slå smut, skimme, rikochettereDanish
  • abschöpfen, abprallen, überfliegen, übers Wasser hüpfen lassen, abstreichenGerman
  • εξοστρακίζομαιGreek
  • desnatar, por, hojear, rebotar, descremado, leer, encimaSpanish
  • kaapia, kuoria, lukaista, heittää leipiä, silmäillä, kimmota, heittää leipääFinnish
  • ricochets, faire, feuilleter, écrémer, ricocher, desFrench
  • visszapattan, kacsázikHungarian
  • scremare, schiumare, scremato, scorrere, spannare, rimbalzareItalian
  • 読み流す, ざっと読む, 読み飛ばす, 飛びはねるJapanese
  • kore kirīmi, kirīmikoreMāori
  • ketsen, afromen, afketsen, afgeroomd, afschrapen, diagonaal, lezen, doorbladerenDutch
  • skumleseNorwegian
  • rikoszetowaćPolish
  • diagonal, ler, ricochetear, em, superficialmentePortuguese
  • răsfoiRomanian
  • листать, бегло прочитывать, рикошетировать, пускать блинчики, снимать, пролистывать, бить рикошетомRussian
  • skumma, rikoschettera, ögna igenom, studsa, kasta mackaSwedish
  • sekmekTurkish
  • 撇去Chinese

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