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phase

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of phase

  1. 1 a certain way in which something appears or may be regarded <the moral phase of the problem has yet to be considered> Synonyms angle, facet, hand, aspect, sideRelated Words air, appearance, character, color, complexion, condition, face, look, semblance, shape, state, visage; period, stage, step; outlook, perspective, position, posture, shoes, slant, stance, standpoint, view, viewpoint; interpretation, reading, rendering, translation, version; article, case, component, count, detail, dimension, element, factor, instance, item, matter, part, particular, point, regard, respect

  2. 2 an individual part of a process, series, or ranking <in the final phase of production> Synonyms chapter, cut, grade, inch, notch, peg, degree, place, point, stage, stepRelated Words angle, aspect, facet, side; amount, measure, plane; decrement, increment




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