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Synonyms for sliver
ˈslɪv ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. splinter, sliver(noun)

    a small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal

    "he got a splinter in his finger"; "it broke into slivers"

    Synonyms:
    shaving, paring, splinter

  2. paring, sliver, shaving(verb)

    a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something

    Synonyms:
    shave, shaving, paring, grazing, splinter, skimming

  3. sliver, splinter(verb)

    divide into slivers or splinters

    Synonyms:
    secede, splinter, break away

  4. splinter, sliver(verb)

    break up into splinters or slivers

    "The wood splintered"

    Synonyms:
    secede, splinter, break away

  5. sliver(verb)

    form into slivers

    "sliver wood"

    Synonyms:
    splinter

Wiktionary

  1. sliver(verb)

    To cut or divide into long, thin pieces, or into very small pieces; to cut or rend lengthwise; to slit; as, to sliver wood.

    Synonyms:
    slice, splinter, shard

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sliver(n)

    Synonyms:
    splinter

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    shard, glow

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How to use sliver in a sentence?

  1. Sherri Pomeroy:

    We lost more than Belle yesterday. One thing that gives me a sliver of encouragement is that Belle was surrounded yesterday by her church family that she loved fiercely and vice versa, as senseless as this tragedy was, our Belle would not have been able to deal with losing so much family yesterday.

  2. Michael Baron:

    That's a tiny sliver of their potential.

  3. Natalie Wood:

    We gave Evan the last rites and then we turned off her life support, she was declared brain dead…The hospital kept giving me a sliver of hope. I knew it was wrong, but I wanted it to be true. So I hung on for a week. It’s rough. I feel like I’ve been very, very beaten. I hurt from head to toe with the pain of losing my daughter.

  4. Jeff Sessions:

    When we talk about MS-13 and the cartels, what do we mean? We mean international criminal organizations that turn cities and suburbs into warzones, that rape and kill innocent civilians, and who profit by smuggling poison and other human beings across our borders, … It is here on this very sliver of land—on this border—that we take our stand. It is a direct threat to our legal system, peace and prosperity.

  5. Stephen Innes:

    Any sliver of optimism on the trade war front will be viewed in a very positive light, surely both parties can't be happy to move forward with their scorched earth policy.


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