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cycle

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of cycle

  1. 1 a series of events or actions that repeat themselves regularly and in the same order <the cycle of birth, growth, decline, and death that is experienced by all life forms> Synonyms circle, merry-go-round, round, wheel, zodiac Related Words pattern, syndrome; course, development, progression, run; beat, circuit, loop, ring; rotation, revolution, turn, turnover; chain, sequence, series, string, succession, train

  2. 2 a long or seemingly long period of time <years, centuries, and cycles will pass before I budge on that issue> Synonyms aeon (or eon), blue moon, coon's age, age, donkey's years [chiefly British], eternity, forever, long, months, moonRelated Words infinity; lifetimeNear Antonyms flash, instant, jiffy, minute, moment, second, shake, split second, trice, twinkle, twinkling, wink; microsecond, nanosecond

  3. 3 a two-wheeled vehicle that is propelled by the use of pedals and steered through the use of handlebars <a top-of-the-line cycle incorporating the latest technology> Synonyms bike, bicycle, push-bike (also push bicycle) [British], two-wheeler, velocipede [archaic]Related Words mountain bike, tandem bicycle, ten-speed




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