What are some alternative words for aerial?

Synonyms for aerialˈɛər i əl, eɪˈɪər i əl; ˈɛər i əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. forward pass, aerial(noun)

    a pass to a receiver downfield from the passer

    antenna, transmitting aerial, aerial, forward pass

    real, substantial, material

  2. antenna, aerial, transmitting aerial(adj)

    an electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals

    antenna, transmitting aerial, aerial, forward pass, feeler

    material, real, substantial

  3. aerial(adj)

    existing or living or growing or operating in the air

    "aerial roots of a philodendron"; "aerial particles"; "small aerial creatures such as butterflies"; "aerial warfare"; "aerial photography"; "aerial cable cars"

    aery, aeriform, airy, ethereal

    real, material, substantial

  4. aeriform, aerial, airy, aery, ethereal(adj)

    characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air

    "figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away"- Thomas Carlyle; "aerial fancies"; "an airy apparition"; "physical rather than ethereal forms"

    celestial, supernal, aery, aeriform, windy, ethereal, airy, airlike, impractical, aerial, visionary, gossamer, aired

    real, substantial, material


  1. aerial(adjective)

    of, in, or from the air; atmospheric


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. aerial

    Aerial and airy both signify of or belonging to the air, but airy also describes that which seems as if made of air; we speak of airy shapes, airy nothings, where we could not well say aerial; ethereal describes its object as belonging to the upper air, the pure ether, and so, often, heavenly. Sprightly, spiritlike, refers to light, free, cheerful activity of mind and body. That which is lively or animated may be agreeable or the reverse; as, an animated discussion; a lively company.

    airy, animated, ethereal, fairylike, frolicsome, gay, joyous, light, lively, sprightly

    clumsy, dull, heavy, inert, ponderous, slow, sluggish, stony, wooden

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. aerial(a.)


  2. aerial(a.)

    aeriform, gaseous, vaporous, ethereal, airy, empyreal, light

  3. aerial(a.)

    high, lofty

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