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nexus

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of nexus

  1. 1 a series of things linked together <the oft-repeated claim that any person on the planet can be connected to any other person through a nexus of six relationships> Synonyms catena, catenation, concatenation, consecution, chain, progression, sequence, string, trainRelated Words chain reaction; belt, circle, cycle, vicious circle (also vicious cycle); continuum, gamut, gauntlet (also gantlet), scale, spectrum; flow, river, stream; file, line, queue, range, row, succession

  2. 2 a thing or place that is of greatest importance to an activity or interest <as the nexus for three great religions, Jerusalem has had a troubled as well as illustrious history> Synonyms axis, base, capital, central, core, cynosure, epicenter, eye, focus, ground zero, heart, hub, locus, mecca, navel, nerve center, center, nucleus, omphalos, seatRelated Words headquarters; happy hunting ground, hive, hotbed, hot spot, playground, playland; kernel, nub, pith; deep, thick; essence, quintessence, soul; attraction, lodestone (also loadstone), magnet, polestar




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