Dictionary Results for spates


1. spate - noun

· (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money"

Synonym(s): batch, deal, flock, good_deal, great_deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite_a_little, raft, sight, slew, stack, tidy_sum, wad

Hypernym(s): large_indefinite_quantity, large_indefinite_amount




2. spate - noun

· a sudden forceful flow

Synonym(s): rush, surge, upsurge

Hypernym(s): flow, flowing




3. spate - noun

· the occurrence of a water flow resulting from sudden rain or melting snow

Synonym(s): freshet

Hypernym(s): flow, flowing




4. spat - verb

· come down like raindrops; "Bullets were spatting down on us"

Hypernym(s): precipitate, come_down, fall




5. spat - verb

· become permanently attached; "mollusks or oysters spat"

Hypernym(s): attach




6. spat - verb

· strike with a sound like that of falling rain; "Bullets were spatting the leaves"

Hypernym(s): hit, strike, impinge_on, run_into, collide_with




7. spat - verb

· clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval

Synonym(s): applaud, clap, acclaim

Hypernym(s): gesticulate, gesture, motion




8. spat - verb

· engage in a brief and petty quarrel

Hypernym(s): quarrel, dispute, scrap, argufy, altercate




9. spat - verb

· spawn; "oysters spat"

Hypernym(s): spawn




10. spat - verb

· clap one's hands together; "The children were clapping to the music"

Synonym(s): clap

Hypernym(s): gesticulate, gesture, motion





Feeling Lucky?

Word Unscrambles for :ismjgnoi latngalry ragtimiem ckon
Rhymes for :noboru rodier spate demilitarizes

Word Search

The only site you need for word puzzles, home work, anagrams and scrabble games. The best site for two word anagram solutions.
   
UNSCRAMBLE-ANAGRAM
Enter the letters to get anagrams for the word
One Word Two Word
DICTIONARY
Definitions, synonyms, antonyms and related words
 
CROSSWORD FINDER
Enter the word below with '?' to indicate missing letters
RHYME
Enter the word to find the rhymes
 
FIND
Enter the letters of the beginning, middle or end of the word.

Beginning End Middle
Visit anagrammatic.net
Advertisement

Advertisement 2