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space

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of space

  1. 1 an extent or area available for or used up by some activity or thing <how much space will you need for the art project?> Synonyms elbow room, place, room, wayRelated Words capacity, compass, range, scope; berth, clearance, freedom, latitude, leeway, play

  2. 2 an indefinite but usually short period of time <in the space of a few minutes the room had filled up> Synonyms bit, while, spell, stretchRelated Words lapse; season, span; day, epoch, era; beat, eyeblink, flash, heartbeat, instant, jiff, jiffy, minute, moment, nanosecond, New York minute, second, shake, split second, spurt, trice, twinkle, twinkling, wink; aeon (or eon), age, eternity, infinity, perpetuity; interim, interlude, intermission, interval

  3. 3 an incomplete or deficient area <the cancellation created a huge space in the dentist's schedule for that day> Synonyms hiatus, hole, lacuna, gap, voidRelated Words defectiveness, detriment, disability, failing, fault, impairment, weakness; deficiency, deficit, imperfection, inadequacy, inadequateness, incompleteness, insufficience, insufficiency, lack, need, shortcoming, shortfall, wantNear Antonyms completeness, fullness

  4. 4 an allowable margin of freedom or variation <the children should be given some space to express themselves in their schoolwork> Synonyms latitude, leeway, slack, wiggle roomRelated Words license (or licence), rein, swing




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