Synonyms and Antonyms of cycle
1 a series of events or actions that repeat themselves regularly and in the same order the cycle of birth, growth, decline, and death that is experienced by all life forms Synonyms of cycle circle, merry-go-round, round, wheel, zodiac Words Related to cycle pattern, syndrome; course, development, progression, run; beat, circuit, loop, ring; rotation, revolution, turn, turnover; chain, sequence, series, string, succession, train
2 a long or seemingly long period of time years, centuries, and cycles will pass before I budge on that issue Synonyms of cycle aeon (or eon), blue moon, coon's age, age, donkey's years [chiefly British], eternity, forever, long, months, moonWords Related to cycle infinity; lifetimeNear Antonyms of cycle flash, instant, jiffy, minute, moment, second, shake, split second, trice, twinkle, twinkling, wink; microsecond, nanosecond
3 a two-wheeled vehicle that is propelled by the use of pedals and steered through the use of handlebars a top-of-the-line cycle incorporating the latest technology Synonyms of cycle bike, bicycle, push-bike (also push bicycle) [British], two-wheeler, velocipede [archaic]Words Related to cycle mountain bike, tandem bicycle, ten-speed
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up cycle? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).