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Synonyms for wax
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wax(verb)

    any of various substances of either mineral origin or plant or animal origin; they are solid at normal temperatures and insoluble in water

    Antonyms:
    wane

  2. wax(verb)

    cover with wax

    "wax the car"

    Synonyms:
    rise, mount, climb, full

    Antonyms:
    wane

  3. wax, mount, climb, rise(verb)

    go up or advance

    "Sales were climbing after prices were lowered"

    Synonyms:
    resurrect, rise, stand up, climb up, uprise, put on, climb on, heighten, go up, rebel, surface, lift, arise, spring up, come up, grow, originate, mount up, ride, ascend, prove, develop, climb, bestride, full, get on, get up, hop on, jump on, move up, turn out, jump, rear, mount, rise up

    Antonyms:
    wane

  4. wax, full(verb)

    increase in phase

    "the moon is waxing"

    Synonyms:
    rise, mount, climb, full

    Antonyms:
    wane

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wax(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    cere, smear with wax

  2. wax(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    increase (as the moon)

  3. wax(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    grow, become, come to be, get to be

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "wax":

    cera, wax-burning, candelilla, beeswax, candle, waxy, paraffin

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Wax":

    Michael Jones, 왁스, Cho Heari, Cho Hye Ri

How to pronounce wax?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say wax in sign language?

  1. wax

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How to use wax in a sentence?

  1. William Shakespeare, Hamlet, 1600:

    Rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind.

  2. Jonathan Zimmerman:

    What happened to Amy Wax can happen to you. There is nothing stopping anyone from coming after you. If you say something deemed unacceptable, with public shaming and unreasoned condemnation, once you are labeled a hater, a xenophobe, a racist, or a white supremacist, that label will stick and nothing else will matter in this internet age. is there any achievement gap among law students?

  3. Benjamin Franklin:

    If your head is wax, don't walk in the sun.

  4. Sherry Ross:

    If you use a razor, laser, or wax your pubic hair, make sure the skin is always kept clean before and afterremoving the hair, loofah the skin after to help prevent acne and ingrown hairs during the regrowth process.

  5. John Steinbeck:

    A book is like a man -- clever and dull, brave and cowardly, beautiful and ugly. For every flowering thought there will be a page like a wet and mangy mongrel, and for every looping flight a tap on the wing and a reminder that wax cannot hold the feathers firm too near the sun.


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