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Synonyms for surface
ˈsɜr fɪssur·face

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Wiktionary

  1. surfacenoun

    Synonyms:
    superfice

  2. surfacenoun

    To provide something with a surface.

    Synonyms:
    superfice

  3. surfacenoun

    To apply a surface to something.

    Synonyms:
    superfice

  4. surfaceverb

    To rise to the surface.

    Synonyms:
    superfice

Princeton's WordNet

  1. surfacenoun

    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. surfacenoun

    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 surfacenoun

    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. surfacenoun

    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, surfacenoun

    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, surfaceadjective

    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. surfaceverb

    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, riseverb

    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, surfaceverb

    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 upverb

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. surfacenoun

    Synonyms:
    superficies, exterior, outside, external part

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. surfacenoun

    Synonyms:
    exterior, outside, superficies

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How to use surface in a sentence?

  1. Rupert Beale:

    There is data from basic science studies that have shown that Covid-19 itself binds to a protein at the surface of cells called ACE2, there is a hypothetical risk that giving NSAIDs like ibuprofen could increase levels of ACE2 shown in animal models, but not in patients.

  2. Ray Dalio:

    By bringing it all to the surface, particularly disagreements to the surface, it's very powerful.

  3. Doug Porter:

    So, while the headline number is a disappointment, you don't have to dig too far beneath the surface to see the overall results weren't uniformly bad.

  4. Gerry Connolly:

    Here we are, 14 years later, and Mr. Mills is testifying that none of the radios worked underground, they did work on the surface, but his men and women couldn't be communicated with, so they could have no incident report that had accurate information like where's the train, how many people are on the train, what's the condition of people on the train ...

  5. Sheila Smith:

    People are asking,' Will the United States really come in if the Chinese attack ? Will the United States go to war with China ?' these are all recent questions that have been bubbling up under the surface, based on the capabilities first of North Korea, but also China. And I think that's also being laid bare as Putin uses nuclear threats.


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