What are some alternative words for arc?

Synonyms for arcɑrk; ˈɑr kɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. discharge, spark, arc, electric arc, electric discharge(noun)

    electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field

    dismissal, arc, firing, waiver, firing off, dismission, flicker, sack, discharge, venting, liberation, release, bow, sacking, spark, sparkle, run, emission, electric arc, expelling, light, glint, twinkle, outpouring, electric discharge

  2. arc(noun)

    a continuous portion of a circle

    spark, electric arc, bow, electric discharge, discharge

  3. bow, arc(verb)

    something curved in shape

    bowing, electric discharge, discharge, bow, spark, arc, electric arc, stem, fore, obeisance, bowknot, prow, curtain call

  4. arch, curve, arc(verb)

    form an arch or curve

    "her back arches"; "her hips curve nicely"

    trend, twist, sheer, kink, slue, arc, wind, veer, cut, slew, curl, crook, arch, swerve, curve


  1. arc(noun)

    To form an electrical arc.

    circle segment, circular arc

  2. arc(noun)

    A curve, in general.

    swoop, curve

  3. arc(noun)

    A directed edge.

    arrow, directed edge

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. arc(n.)

    (Geom.) arch, part of a circumference

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

cra, arco, rcaf, 'arc, bow, arch, upright, arcs, arq, archangel, r.c.a.f., archange, rca, rco, cdp

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. ARC

    (1) activity-regulated cytoskeleton-associated protein, Arg3.1, KIAA0278, Activity-regulated gene 3.1 protein homolog, ARC/ARG3.1

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