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era

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of era

  1. an extent of time associated with a particular person or thing the introduction of the mass production of cars on an assembly line ushered in the era of the automobile Synonyms of era day, epoch, age, period, timeWords Related to era cycle, generation, year; bit, space, span, spell, stretch, while; date, vintage

Synonym Discussion of era

period, epoch, era, age mean a division of time. period may designate an extent of time of any length.
    • periods of economic prosperity
epoch applies to a period begun or set off by some significant or striking quality, change, or series of events.
    • the steam engine marked a new epoch in industry
era suggests a period of history marked by a new or distinct order of things.
    • the era of global communications
age is used frequently of a fairly definite period dominated by a prominent figure or feature.
    • the age of Samuel Johnson


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