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pronunciation:
speIs
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, adjective
phrases:
space out
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the three-dimensional expanse containing the entire material world and its events.
synonyms:
cosmos, universe
definition 2: the area of the universe lying outside the earth's atmosphere and containing the stars, galaxies, and solar systems; outer space.
synonyms:
cosmos, ether, outer space
definition 3: an empty area or place.
synonyms:
distance, opening, room
similar words:
blank, clear, gap, gape, vacancy
definition 4: a two-dimensional area or expanse.
synonyms:
area, room
definition 5: a period of time.
synonyms:
period, spell, stretch
similar words:
room
definition 6: an area designated for a particular use.
Fill in the spaces on this form.my parking space
synonyms:
place, spot
similar words:
position
definition 7: a place or seat.
Is there space on the next plane?
synonyms:
place, room, seat, spot
definition 8: the empty place between printed words.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: spaced, spaces, spacing
definition 1: to arrange the spacing or spaces of.
similar words:
arrange, array, distribute, line up, order, organize, place, range, rank, set
definition 2: to divide or keep separate.
synonyms:
divide, separate
similar words:
part, split up, spread
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phrase: space out
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or relating to space.
synonyms:
spatial
definition 2: pertaining to the area of the universe lying outside the earth's atmosphere.
similar words:
astral, celestial, empyreal, empyrean, ethereal, extraterrestrial, sidereal, stellar, supernal
derivation: spacer (n.)
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  • spacecraft:
    a vehicle for traveling in space.
Word Explorer
similar to space
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some constellations and stars in space
some descriptions associated with space
some elements of space space
some people associated with space
some places associated with space
some planets in space
some things conventionally associated with space
study of space