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Synonyms for continentˈkɒn tn ənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. continent(noun)

    one of the large landmasses of the earth

    "there are seven continents"; "pioneers had to cross the continent on foot"

    unchaste, incontinent, leaky

  2. Continent(adj)

    the European mainland

    "Englishmen like to visit the Continent but they wouldn't like to live there"

    unchaste, leaky, incontinent

  3. continent(adj)

    having control over urination and defecation


    leaky, unchaste, incontinent

  4. celibate, continent(adj)

    abstaining from sexual intercourse

    "celibate priests"

    continent, celibate

    leaky, unchaste, incontinent

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. continent

    That is pure which is free from mixture or contact with anything that weakens, impairs, or pollutes. Material substances are called pure in the strict sense when free from foreign admixture of any kind; as, pure oxygen; the word is often used to signify free from any defiling or objectionable admixture (the original sense); we speak of water as pure when it is bright, clear, and refreshing, tho it may contain mineral salts in solution; in the medical and chemical sense, only distilled water (aqua pura) is pure. In moral and religious use pure is a strong word, denoting positive excellence of a high order; one is innocent who knows nothing of evil, and has experienced no touch of temptation; one is pure who, with knowledge of evil and exposure to temptation, keeps heart and soul unstained. Virtuous refers primarily to right action; pure to right feeling and motives; as, "Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God," Matt. v, 8. Compare FINE; INNOCENT.

    absolute, chaste, classic, classical, clean, clear, genuine, guileless, guiltless, holy, immaculate, incorrupt, innocent, mere, perfect, pure, real, sheer, simple, spotless, stainless, true, unadulterated, unblemished, uncorrupted, undefiled, unmingled, unmixed, unpolluted, unspotted, unstained, unsullied, untainted, untarnished, upright, virtuous

    adulterated, defiled, dirty, filthy, foul, gross, immodest, impure, indecent, indelicate, lewd, mixed, obscene, polluted, stained, sullied, tainted, tarnished, unchaste, unclean

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. continent(a.)

    chaste, temperate

  2. continent(n.)

    main land, great tract of land

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

mainland, continente, continental, subcontinent, africa, sub-continent, continents

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