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Synonyms for sphere
sfɪərspher·e

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Wiktionary

  1. spherenoun

    Synonyms:
    celestial body, celestial sphere

  2. spherenoun

    A regular three-dimensional object in which every cross-section is a circle; the figure described by the revolution of a circle about its diameter .

    Synonyms:
    ball, globe, orb

  3. spherenoun

    Synonyms:
    domain, sector, area, field, orbit

  4. spherenoun

    Synonyms:
    3-sphere, 2-sphere

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sphere

    Synonyms:
    globe, ball, region, realm, circuit, orb, department, vocation, rank, standing, order

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sphere, domain, area, orbit, field, arenanoun

    a particular environment or walk of life

    "his social sphere is limited"; "it was a closed area of employment"; "he's out of my orbit"

    Synonyms:
    study, compass, land, heavens, demesne, knowledge base, field of study, plain, empyrean, welkin, ambit, sector, range, scope, eye socket, field of operations, country, subject field, reach, flying field, subject area, vault of heaven, celestial sphere, expanse, area, force field, line of business, sphere of influence, theater of operations, battlefield, theatre of operations, orbital cavity, bailiwick, stadium, playing area, field of view, champaign, scene of action, theatre, battleground, airfield, knowledge domain, cranial orbit, world, electron orbit, playing field, theater, discipline, region, firmament, field of operation, field of force, sports stadium, bowl, landing field, subject, domain, field of honor, arena, surface area, domain of a function, field, field of battle, orbit, celestial orbit, athletic field

  2. spherenoun

    any spherically shaped artifact

    Synonyms:
    empyrean, domain, sphere of influence, arena, welkin, area, vault of heaven, celestial sphere, field, orbit, firmament, sector, heavens

  3. sphere, sphere of influencenoun

    the geographical area in which one nation is very influential

    Synonyms:
    empyrean, domain, sphere of influence, arena, welkin, area, vault of heaven, celestial sphere, field, orbit, firmament, sector, heavens

  4. sector, spherenoun

    a particular aspect of life or activity

    "he was helpless in an important sector of his life"

    Synonyms:
    empyrean, domain, sphere of influence, arena, welkin, area, vault of heaven, celestial sphere, field, orbit, firmament, sector, heavens

  5. spherenoun

    a solid figure bounded by a spherical surface (including the space it encloses)

    Synonyms:
    empyrean, domain, sphere of influence, arena, welkin, area, vault of heaven, celestial sphere, field, orbit, firmament, sector, heavens

  6. spherenoun

    a three-dimensional closed surface such that every point on the surface is equidistant from the center

    Synonyms:
    empyrean, domain, sphere of influence, arena, welkin, area, vault of heaven, celestial sphere, field, orbit, firmament, sector, heavens

  7. celestial sphere, sphere, empyrean, firmament, heavens, vault of heaven, welkinnoun

    the apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected

    Synonyms:
    sector, firmament, domain, sphere of influence, arena, empyrean, orbit, vault of heaven, celestial sphere, field, welkin, area, heavens

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. spherenoun

    Synonyms:
    globe, ball, orb

  2. spherenoun

    Synonyms:
    circuit, circle, compass, province, department, walk, beat, function, vocation, post, office, employment, capacity

  3. spherenoun

    Synonyms:
    rank, standing, order

  4. spherenoun

    Synonyms:
    region, realm, domain, quarter, country

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. spherenoun

    Synonyms:
    globe, orb, ball, province, circuit, beat, purview, compass, circle, station, position, rank, region, domain, realm, orbit

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sphere":

    area, field, scope, realm, domain, arena, sector, areas, fields, regard

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Sphere":

    Barry Robb

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How to use sphere in a sentence?

  1. Albert Einstein:

    The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.

  2. Alexis de Tocqueville:

    Democracy extends the sphere of individual freedom, socialism restricts it. Democracy attaches all possible value to each man; socialism makes each man a mere agent, a mere number. Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word: equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude.

  3. William Eskridge:

    There is a good shot that this (Supreme Court) ruling will migrate over into the constitutional sphere. So that (means) heightened scrutiny for any discrimination against transgender persons.

  4. Cris Dush:

    We live in a world where people are getting more and more actively involved with the political sphere, the vetting process will be rigorous.

  5. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko:

    We discussed today the possibility of co-operation in the sphere of nuclear energy, there is the possibility for Ukraine to buy Australian uranium for our nuclear power stations.


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