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surface

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of surface

  1. lying on or affecting only the outer layer of something a surface stain on the wood that can easily be removed with a mild detergent Synonyms skin-deep, superficialRelated Words depthless, shallow, shoal; two-dimensional; externalNear Antonyms deep, deep-seated


surface

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of surface

  1. an outer part or layer the surface of just about everything in the kitchen was covered with soot after we put the grease fire out Synonyms face, outside, shell, skin, exterior, veneerRelated Words facade (also façade), front, top; cover, covering, facing; appearance, disguise, guise, mask, semblance, showAntonyms inside, interior


surface

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of surface

  1. 1 to come to one's attention especially gradually or unexpectedly no information regarding the stolen car has surfaced since the police found it abandoned on a country road Synonyms come up, crop (up), emerge, materialize, spring (up), ariseRelated Words appear, come out, show up, turn up; chance, come, come about, fall out, go (on), go off, hap, happen, occur, pass, transpire; interfere, interpose, intervene, intrude

  2. 2 to penetrate the surface (as of water) from below a submarine surfaced on the starboard side of the aircraft carrier Synonyms break, broachRelated Words emerge, riseNear Antonyms dive, drop, drown, founder, plunge, sink, submerge, submerse


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