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ball

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of ball

  1. 1 a more or less round body or mass <the little rubber ball used in racquetball> <a ball of string> Synonyms globe, orb, sphere Related Words bead, globule; egg, ellipse, loop, oval, spheroid; circle, ring, rondure, round; chunk, clump, gob, hunk, lump, nugget, wad Near Antonyms block, cube, rectangle, square

  2. 2 a usually round or cone-shaped little piece of lead made to be fired from a firearm <found a cache of musket balls while excavating the old fort> Synonyms ball, pelletRelated Words ammunition, cannonball, cap, cartridge, charge, dumdum, gunshot, lead, load, missile, pop, projectile, round, shell, shot, slugNear Antonyms blank




ball

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of ball

  1. a social gathering for dancing <a ball to celebrate the inauguration> Synonyms ball, cotillion (also cotillon), formal, hop, promRelated Words blowout, celebration, event, festival, festivity, fete (or fête), gala, masque (also mask), masquerade, mixer, party, reception, shindig, soiree (or soirée); hoedown, square dance




ball

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of ball

  1. to form into a round compact mass <balled up the paper and threw it at the garbage can> Synonyms agglomerate, wad, roll, roundRelated Words bunch, clump, lump; bead, pearl, pellet, pelletize; sphereNear Antonyms flatten, open, smooth, spread, unfoldAntonyms unroll




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