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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. Andrea Sella:

    That means that if a container or a surface was contaminated with this material it would remain a danger for a long time, it will be vital to trace the movements of this couple to identify where they might have come into contact with the source.

  2. Tim Pawlenty:

    The party is fractured, which isn't unusual for political parties and they almost always come back together. But this could test the outer limits of that tradition, if the Republican Party were an airplane and you're looking out the window, you'd see some pieces of the surface flying off. And you'd be wondering whether the engine or a wing is next.

  3. Shreya Prabhu:

    (Children) don’t seem to want to open their eyes in the light, the surface of the eye looks cloudy, their eye looks teary.

  4. Justin Trudeau:

    The evidence indicates that the plane was shot down by an Iranian surface-to-air missile.

  5. Elizabeth Beneloga:

    The whale sharks in Oslob have been in our waters since time immemorial, the fishermen feed the whale sharks only to attract them to the water's surface -- it's a small amount of krill, and the feeding stops in the afternoon.

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