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Synonyms for splay
spleɪsplay

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  1. splayadjective

    an outward bevel around a door or window that makes it seem larger

    Antonyms:
    pigeon-toed

  2. splayverb

    turned outward in an ungainly manner

    "splay knees"

    Antonyms:
    pigeon-toed

  3. splayverb

    spread open or apart

    "He splayed his huge hands over the table"

    Synonyms:
    luxate, turn out, dislocate, spread out, rotate, slip

    Antonyms:
    pigeon-toed

  4. turn out, splay, spread out, rotateverb

    turn outward

    "These birds can splay out their toes"; "ballet dancers can rotate their legs out by 90 degrees"

    Synonyms:
    circumvolve, rise, spread, turn off, cut, boot out, uprise, rotate, turf out, spread out, luxate, string out, arise, dislocate, disperse, fan out, open, chuck out, exclude, go around, switch off, revolve, get up, prove, diffuse, unfold, turn out, scatter, expand, turn up, eject, come out, slip, dissipate, bear

    Antonyms:
    pigeon-toed

  5. dislocate, luxate, splay, slipverb

    move out of position

    "dislocate joints"; "the artificial hip joint luxated and had to be put back surgically"

    Synonyms:
    slide, slip, slue, sneak, skid, slew, rotate, spread out, drop away, slip one's mind, luxate, steal, dislocate, turn out, drop off, fall away, mistake, err

    Antonyms:
    pigeon-toed

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  1. splayverb

    Synonyms:
    (Arch.) slope (as the side of a window), slant

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