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brim

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of brim

  1. 1 the line or relatively narrow space that marks the outer limit of something <the brim of the teacup was banded with gold> Synonyms borderline, bound, boundary, border, circumference, compass, confines, edge, edging, end, frame, fringe, hem, margin, perimeter, periphery, rim, skirt, skirting, vergeRelated Words ambit; brink, crest, curb, cusp, lip; ceiling, maximum; demarcation, extent, limitation, measure, mere, restriction, termination; borderland, frontier, march, outskirts, pale, selvage; lap; shoreNear Antonyms center, core, heart; inner, inside, interior, middle, within

  2. 2 the projecting front part of a hat or cap <touched the brim of his cap by way of salute> Synonyms bill, visor, peakRelated Words shade




brim

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of brim

  1. 1 to be copiously supplied <a secondhand bookstore that was brimming with bargains> Synonyms abound, bristle, bulge, burst, bustle, buzz, crawl, hum, overflow, pullulate, swarm, teemNear Antonyms lack, need, want

  2. 2 to put into (something) as much as can be held or contained <he brimmed the glass with milk, and now I'm sure to spill it> Synonyms fill, charge, cram, heap, jam, jam-pack, load, pack, stuffRelated Words drench, flood, glut, swamp; bloat, bulk; crowd, crush, mat, press, ram, shove, squash, squeeze; refill, refresh, reload, repack, replenish; overcharge, overfill, overflow, saturate; honeycomb, penetrateNear Antonyms lighten; deplete, drain, eliminate, exhaust; bleed, draw (off); clean, flush, purge, scour, sweepAntonyms clear, empty, evacuate, vacate, void




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