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horizon

noun

Synonyms of horizon

1 the space surrounding the earth
  • They saw some birds just on the horizon.
  • The couple drove off towards the horizon.

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2 an area of influence, knowledge, or understanding
  • She wanted to expand her horizons so she went back to school.

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The first known use of horizon was in the 14th century

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horizon

horizonless

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“Horizon.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/horizon. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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