Thesaurus

plates

noun , plural of plate

Synonyms and Antonyms of plates

1 a small thin piece of material that resembles an animal scale
  • the tiny silver plates on the brooch are arranged to look like fish scales
Synonyms of plates
Words Related to plates
2 something that visually explains or decorates a text
  • the book's color plate illustrates the internal organs of the human body
Synonyms of plates
Words Related to plates


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up plates? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

of or relating to the heavens

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!