Synonyms and Antonyms of cell

  1. 1 an area within a building that has been set apart from surrounding space by a wall a jail cell Synonyms apartment, room, chamber, closetRelated Words accommodation, bay, berth, booth, cabin, compartment, cubicle; alcove, niche, nook, recess; snuggery [chiefly British]

  2. 2 one of the parts into which an enclosed space is divided cells in a honeycomb Synonyms bay, cabin, compartment, chamber, cube, cubicleRelated Words cubbyhole, pigeonhole, snuggery [chiefly British]; alcove, niche, nook, recess; cabinet, drawer, locker; cavity, hole, hollow; booth, box, crib, loge, stall; bunker, crypt, vault

  3. 3 a local unit of an organization his mission was to locate and infiltrate the terrorist cell that was believed to be hiding in the city Synonyms affiliate, branch, chapter, council, localRelated Words arm, division, wing; offshoot, subchapter; lodge, post

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