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Synonyms for stem
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. root, root word, base, stem, theme, radical(noun)

    (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed

    "thematic vowels are part of the stem"

    Synonyms:
    al-Qaeda, idea, groundwork, al-Qaida, ascendent, base, substructure, composition, paper, fundament, motif, prow, theme, ascendant, basis, group, understructure, shank, stalk, nucleotide, report, foundation, etymon, radical, root, subject, floor, bow, fore, topic, free radical, melodic theme, source, ancestor, foot, antecedent, musical theme, infrastructure, alkali, cornerstone, origin, pedestal, home, rootage, tooth root, base of operations, radix, root word, stand, stem turn, solution, beginning, chemical group, al-Qa'ida, bag

  2. stalk, stem(noun)

    a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ

    Synonyms:
    shank, straw, bow, radical, still hunt, stem turn, stalk, shuck, chaff, base, theme, husk, angry walk, root, stalking, fore, prow, stubble, root word

  3. shank, stem(noun)

    cylinder forming a long narrow part of something

    Synonyms:
    bow, root, theme, stalk, root word, stem turn, cannon, waist, base, shank, fore, radical, prow

  4. stem(noun)

    the tube of a tobacco pipe

    Synonyms:
    root, theme, stalk, root word, stem turn, bow, base, shank, fore, radical, prow

  5. bow, fore, prow, stem(noun)

    front part of a vessel or aircraft

    "he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line"

    Synonyms:
    curtain call, arc, bow, bowing, radical, fore, stem turn, stalk, base, obeisance, bowknot, prow, root, theme, shank, root word

  6. stem turn, stem(verb)

    a turn made in skiing; the back of one ski is forced outward and the other ski is brought parallel to it

    Synonyms:
    root, theme, stalk, root word, stem turn, bow, base, shank, fore, radical, prow

  7. stem(verb)

    grow out of, have roots in, originate in

    "The increase in the national debt stems from the last war"

    Synonyms:
    halt, stanch, staunch

  8. stem(verb)

    cause to point inward

    "stem your skis"

    Synonyms:
    halt, stanch, staunch

  9. stem, stanch, staunch, halt(verb)

    stop the flow of a liquid

    "staunch the blood flow"; "stem the tide"

    Synonyms:
    stop, block, kibosh, halt, stanch, staunch, arrest, hold

  10. stem(verb)

    remove the stem from

    "for automatic natural language processing, the words must be stemmed"

    Synonyms:
    halt, stanch, staunch

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. stem(v)

    Synonyms:
    oppose, breast, withstand, obstruct, confront

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. stem(n.)

    Synonyms:
    trunk (of a tree), main stock

  2. stem(n.)

    Synonyms:
    peduncle, pedicel, petiole, stalk

  3. stem(n.)

    Synonyms:
    branch, shoot, scion

  4. stem(n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Naut.) forepart (of a ship), prow, beak, bow

  5. stem(n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Mus.) tail (of a note)

  6. stem(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    oppose (as a current), resist, breast, withstand, bear up against, make head against

  7. stem(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    stop, check

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    strains, stems, stalk, rod, shoot, gan, curb, splint, spindle, pin, bole, mother, peduncle, strain, halt, trunk, contain, stop, dry, isolates, embryonic

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Translations for stem

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  • kmen, pocházetCzech
  • stævnDanish
  • Vorsteven, Notenhals, Wortstamm, Stängel, Stamm, Stiel, Vordersteven, abstammen, herrühren, hemmen, stammen, kommen, aufhaltenGerman
  • κοτσάνι, θέμα, μίσχος, σταματώGreek
  • tallo, raíz, arrancar, venir, proceder, descenderSpanish
  • ساقه, ستاکPersian
  • runko, varsi, vartalo, lehtiruoti, kukkavana, kokkapuu, jalka, kukkavarsi, steevi, vana, keulavannas, kanta, pystyviiva, periytyä, aurata, johtua, seisauttaa, polveutua, aiheutua, tyrehdyttää, olla peräisin, padotaFinnish
  • stevniFaroese
  • radical, tige, racine, étrave, découler, équeuter, arrêter, provenir, résulterFrench
  • גִּבְעוֹלHebrew
  • törzs, szótő, szár, tő, igető, származik, megakaszt, szártalanít, leállít, fékez, ered, meggátol, szárától megfoszt, elállítHungarian
  • ցողունArmenian
  • stefniIcelandic
  • prua, stelo, ceppo, asta, radicale, picciolo, tronco, peduncolo, radice, gambo, fusto, gamba, tema, discendere, derivare, arrestareItalian
  • 幹, 柄, 軸, 語幹, 茎, シュテム, 発端とする, 堰止める, ステムJapanese
  • stiebasLithuanian
  • stiebrs, stumbrsLatvian
  • tātā, tā, tōtōMāori
  • основа, дршка, страк, стебло, потекнуваMacedonian
  • stengel, forårsakeNorwegian
  • steel, stam, grondwoord, voorsteven, stengel, hinderen, stelpen, stoppenDutch
  • framstamn, stengelNorwegian Nynorsk
  • temat, rdzeń, wywodzić się, tamowaćPolish
  • raiz, caule, originar, descender, derivar, hastePortuguese
  • trunchi, peduncul, picior, coadă, tulpinăRomanian
  • ножка, стержень, цветоножка, форштевень, стебель, черенок, нос, ствол, основа, плодоножка, происходить, препятствовать, задерживать, произойти, оказывать сопротивление, отделять, противиться, тормозить плугомRussian
  • prova, stonka, koreň, steblo, pochádzať, byť zapríčinený, koreniť, byť sposobenýSlovak
  • notskaft, stäv, stjälk, stam, förstäv, ordstam, stämma, ta, hejda, härstamma, ploga, härröra, dämma, ut, hindra, härleda, stoppaSwedish
  • shinaSwahili
  • ก้าน, ก้านดอกThai

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