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flat1

flat1

 
 
pronunciation:
flaet
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, adverb
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: flatter, flattest
definition 1: having a horizontal surface.
When there is snow or ice, we're always glad we have a flat driveway.Water doesn't collect on a slanted roof the way it does on a flat roof.
synonyms:
horizontal, level, planar, plane
antonyms:
erect, inclined, inclined, slanted, vertical
similar words:
even
definition 2: having a surface lacking in elevations or depressions; level; smooth.
The land is very flat in that part of Texas, and we could see for miles around us.Some of the cookies have rounded tops, but the others are flat.
synonyms:
even, smooth
antonyms:
bumpy, curved, plump, rounded, uneven
similar words:
flush, level, plane, unbroken
definition 3: conforming to or pressing against a level surface.
He was flat on the ground.
synonyms:
horizontal, prostrate
similar words:
flush, low, prone, reclining, recumbent, supine
definition 4: definite; uncompromising.
a flat refusal
synonyms:
absolute, categorical, definite, explicit, flat-out, unequivocal
similar words:
direct, firm, out-and-out, outright, peremptory, uncompromising, unconditional, unqualified
definition 5: lacking in variety or intensity.
My days are flat now.He spoke in a flat voice.
synonyms:
bland, dull, lifeless, vapid
similar words:
boring, dead, insipid, jejune, monotonous, spiritless, stale, uninteresting
definition 6: deflated.
a flat tire
synonyms:
deflated
antonyms:
inflated
similar words:
collapsed, flattened, ruptured
definition 7: in music, lowered half a step in pitch. (Cf. sharp.)
antonyms:
sharp
similar words:
low
definition 8: no longer having carbonation.
This soda is flat.flat champagne
antonyms:
fizzy
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: something flat or having a long level expanse, such as an area of land.
the flats outside of town
synonyms:
lowland
similar words:
bog, champaign, grassland, level, marsh, open, plain, prairie, shallow, steppe, table, tundra
definition 2: (often pl.) a type of woman's shoe with no heel or a very low heel.
similar words:
loafer, pump, sandal
definition 3: in theater, a wooden structure used as a framework for scenery.
definition 4: in music, a tone that is a half step lower than the specified one. (Cf. sharp.)
definition 5: a small container for rooting seeds.
similar words:
bed
 
part of speech: adverb
inflections: flatter, flattest
definition 1: in a horizontal position; level to the ground.
He lay flat.
synonyms:
horizontally
definition 2: completely.
flat broke
synonyms:
absolutely, completely, utterly
similar words:
plumb, positively, totally
definition 3: precisely or directly; unquestionably.
He was flat wrong.
synonyms:
absolutely, directly, exactly, precisely
similar words:
dead, plain
definition 4: lower than the intended pitch.
He sang flat on that song.
antonyms:
sharp
similar words:
low
derivations: flatly (adv.), flatness (n.)
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