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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 surface that is straight and even; level.
When it snows and I have to shovel, I am always glad our driveway is flat.
synonyms:
horizontal, level, plane
antonyms:
inclined, slanted, vertical
similar words:
even
definition 2: having a surface that does not have higher and lower places; smooth; even.
It is important that a football field be flat.
synonyms:
even, smooth
antonyms:
curved, plump, rounded, uneven
similar words:
flush, level, plane
definition 3: having little or no air; deflated.
Will this flat tire make us late for the game?
synonyms:
deflated
antonyms:
inflated
similar words:
collapsed, flattened, ruptured
definition 4: lying pressed against a level surface.
The rug is not flat.His hair was flat when he came out of the pool.
synonyms:
horizontal
similar words:
flush, low, prone, reclining
definition 5: having little interest, energy, or flavor; dull.
His weekends have been flat since his friend moved away.Ms. Burns spoke in a flat voice.
synonyms:
dull, lifeless
similar words:
dead, monotonous, stale
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: (sometimes plural) something flat or having a long level space, such as an area of land.
Most of the factories were built on the flats outside of town.
similar words:
bog, grassland, level, marsh, open, plain, prairie, shallow, tundra
definition 2: a musical tone that is a half step lower than another.
 
part of speech: adverb
inflections: flatter, flattest
definition 1: in a position that is level to the ground.
He fell flat on his back.
synonyms:
horizontally
definition 2: absolutely; completely.
Jon can't go to the movie because he is flat broke.
synonyms:
absolutely, completely
similar words:
totally
definition 3: absolutely; without question.
When she said that elephants are little, she was flat wrong.
synonyms:
absolutely, directly, exactly, precisely
similar words:
dead, plain
definition 4: lower than the correct pitch.
He sang flat on that song.
similar words:
low
derivations: flatly (adv.), flatness (n.)
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