Synonyms and Antonyms of asset

  1. 1 a person who tries secretly to obtain information for one country in the territory of another usually unfriendly country rumors persisted that CIA assets were behind the coup d'état Synonyms agent, spy, emissary, intelligencer, mole, operative, spook, undercoverRelated Words courier; counterspy, double agent, sleeper; infiltrator, informer, stool pigeon; spymaster, superspy

  2. 2 a thing that helps the team's strong pitching staff has become a real asset in its pursuit of a pennant Synonyms advantage, aid, help, benefit, boonRelated Words hand, lift, pick-me-up; support, sustenance; blessing, godsend, windfall; recourse, refuge, resort, resourceNear Antonyms constraint, inhibitor, liability, obstacle, obstruction, restraint, strangleholdAntonyms disadvantage, drawback, encumbrance, hindrance, impediment, minus

  3. 3 assets pl  the total of one's money and property as a result of the booming economy, the college's assets grew dramatically over the course of the decade Synonyms assets, capital, fortune, means, opulence, riches, substance, wherewithal, worthRelated Words belongings, chattels, effects, holdings, paraphernalia, possessions, things; bankroll, deep pockets, finances, funds, money, wallet; abundance, affluence, prosperity, success; treasure, valuables; accession, acquisition, personal property, personalty, property; nest egg, reserve, resources, savings, treasuryNear Antonyms debts, liabilities; indebtedness

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