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Synonyms for surface
ˈsɜr fɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. surface(noun)

    the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary

    "there is a special cleaner for these surfaces"; "the cloth had a pattern of red dots on a white surface"

    Synonyms:
    control surface, airfoil, open, aerofoil

    Antonyms:
    underwater, subsurface, submarine, subterraneous, belowground, submerged, overhead, subterranean, submersed, underground, undersea

  2. surface(noun)

    the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object

    "they skimmed over the surface of the water"; "a brush small enough to clean every dental surface"; "the sun has no distinct surface"

    Synonyms:
    control surface, airfoil, open, aerofoil

    Antonyms:
    submersed, undersea, belowground, underwater, subterraneous, submarine, subterranean, submerged, overhead, subsurface, underground

  3. surface, Earth's surface(noun)

    the outermost level of the land or sea

    "earthquakes originate far below the surface"; "three quarters of the Earth's surface is covered by water"

    Synonyms:
    control surface, airfoil, open, aerofoil

    Antonyms:
    belowground, overhead, undersea, underwater, submerged, subterranean, subsurface, submarine, underground, subterraneous, submersed

  4. surface(noun)

    a superficial aspect as opposed to the real nature of something

    "it was not what it appeared to be on the surface"

    Synonyms:
    control surface, airfoil, open, aerofoil

    Antonyms:
    submarine, submersed, overhead, submerged, belowground, underwater, subterraneous, undersea, subsurface, subterranean, underground

  5. open, surface(noun)

    information that has become public

    "all the reports were out in the open"; "the facts had been brought to the surface"

    Synonyms:
    aerofoil, open, out-of-doors, outdoors, control surface, airfoil, clear, open air

    Antonyms:
    belowground, underground, undersea, submerged, submersed, subsurface, overhead, submarine, underwater, subterraneous, subterranean

  6. airfoil, aerofoil, control surface, surface(adj)

    a device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a plane in flight

    Synonyms:
    control surface, airfoil, open, aerofoil

    Antonyms:
    subterraneous, overhead, submerged, submersed, undersea, belowground, underwater, submarine, subsurface, underground, subterranean

  7. surface(verb)

    on the surface

    "surface materials of the moon"

    Antonyms:
    submarine, undersea, subsurface, overhead, submersed, submerged, underground, underwater, subterraneous, belowground, subterranean

  8. surface, come up, rise up, rise(verb)

    come to the surface

    Synonyms:
    line up, rise, stand up, get hold, summon, muster up, uprise, find, wax, come on, coat, originate, go up, rally, lift, climb up, arise, spring up, come up, grow, scrape up, scrape, rebel, bob up, resurrect, ascend, go on, scratch, develop, climb, heighten, get up, prove, move up, muster, turn out, jump, show up, turn up, come, mount, rise up, come out, rear

    Antonyms:
    subsurface, submarine, submerged, belowground, overhead, subterranean, subterraneous, underground, undersea, underwater, submersed

  9. coat, surface(verb)

    put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface

    "coat the cake with chocolate"

    Synonyms:
    turn up, show up, rise, come up, coat, cake, come on, come out, rise up

    Antonyms:
    underwater, overhead, subterraneous, subterranean, underground, submarine, subsurface, belowground, submerged, undersea, submersed

  10. come on, come out, turn up, surface, show up(verb)

    appear or become visible; make a showing

    "She turned up at the funeral"; "I hope the list key is going to surface again"

    Synonyms:
    start, rise, bulge out, place, step up, come along, get along, protrude, fall out, break through, progress, out, go forth, come on, come out of the closet, bulge, go up, advance, come in, step forward, step to the fore, show, dig up, fold up, come up, pop out, egress, draw close, draw near, bug out, go on, prove, coat, come to the fore, get on, push through, approach, erupt, fold, excavate, turn out, emerge, shape up, show up, turn up, pop, issue, appear, come near, come forward, come out, rise up, come forth, near, locate

    Antonyms:
    subterranean, undersea, belowground, overhead, underground, underwater, submersed, submerged, submarine, subsurface, subterraneous

Wiktionary

  1. surface(noun)

    Synonyms:
    superfice

  2. surface(noun)

    To provide something with a surface.

    Synonyms:
    superfice

  3. surface(noun)

    To apply a surface to something.

    Synonyms:
    superfice

  4. surface(verb)

    To rise to the surface.

    Synonyms:
    superfice

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. surface(n.)

    Synonyms:
    superficies, exterior, outside, external part

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. surface(n)

    Synonyms:
    exterior, outside, superficies

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How to use surface in a sentence?

  1. Jim Jobling:

    We have scratched the surface as far as the artifacts are concerned. There are a lot more to come up.

  2. Dave Meier:

    This says that the Surface might be dead and Microsoft understands that they are very good at productivity but not at hardware.

  3. Ian Crawford:

    But to really get to the bottom of it, we need in-situ [on-the-spot] measurements from the surface at the lunar poles, it's first on my list [of necessary steps] … and when we have an answer to that, we can plan accordingly.

  4. Melissa Price:

    The( snails) eat the biofilm of leaves, they must help keep the trees healthy, they decrease fungal abundance on the leaf surface and increase diversity of the fungal community.

  5. Paul Gennai:

    Two screens will surface: one for search apps and another for browsers, each containing a total of five apps, including any that are already installed.


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