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Synonyms for layerˈleɪ ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. layer, bed(noun)

    single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance

    "slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach"

    bed, seam, level, layer, bottom, stratum

  2. layer(noun)

    a relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another

    bed, level, stratum

  3. level, layer, stratum(noun)

    an abstract place usually conceived as having depth

    "a good actor communicates on several levels"; "a simile has at least two layers of meaning"; "the mind functions on many strata simultaneously"

    horizontal surface, grade, storey, degree, tier, story, class, point, spirit level, social class, layer, socio-economic class, bed, floor, stage, level, stratum

  4. layer(noun)

    a hen that lays eggs

    bed, level, stratum

  5. layer(verb)

    thin structure composed of a single thickness of cells

    bed, level, stratum

  6. layer(verb)

    make or form a layer

    "layer the different colored sands"


  1. layer(noun)

    A (usually) horizontal deposit; a stratum.


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. layer(n.)

    stratum, bed, LAY

  2. layer(n.)

    course (as of bricks)

  3. layer(n.)

    shoot or twig (laid in the ground for propagation)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

capa, diaper, ozone, coat, tier, sleeps, stratum, layers, coating, level, sleep, sleeping, strata

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