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billet

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of billet

  1. a straight piece (as of wood or metal) that is longer than it is wide <a stack of gold billets in the vault> Synonyms billet, rodRelated Words arbor, beam, board, crossbar, crossbeam, girder; band, strip; bloom, ingot, slab, stick




billet

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of billet

  1. an assignment at which one regularly works for pay <found a billet at one of the leading brokerage houses in New York> Synonyms appointment, berth, billet, capacity, connection, function, place, position, post, situationRelated Words business, employ, employment, occupation, profession; work; office, spot; calling, pursuit, trade, vocation; line, racket; engagement, gig; livelihood, living; career, lifework, practice (also practise); duty, mission, posting, service, taskNear Antonyms avocation; joblessness, unemployment




billet

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of billet

  1. to provide with living quarters or shelter <every colonial household was expected to billet a British soldier> Synonyms accommodate, bestow, house, bivouac, board, bunk, camp, chamber, domicile, encamp, harbor, lodge, put up, quarter, roof, room, shelter, take inRelated Words ensconce, home, roost, secure, shed, stable, tent; barrack; bed (down)Near Antonyms eject, evict




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