Synonyms and Antonyms of system

  1. 1 something made up of many interdependent or related parts the national highway system allows travel from one end of the country to the other the democratic system of checks and balances in government Synonyms complex, network Related Words interlacement, mesh, meshwork, net, plexus, web; aggregate, conglomerate, totality, whole; sequence, series; supersystem

  2. 2 a method worked out in advance for achieving some objective if you're going to wrap all these presents in one afternoon, you'll need a system Synonyms arrangement, blueprint, design, game, game plan, ground plan, master plan, program, project, road map, scheme, strategy, planRelated Words collusion, conspiracy, plot; contrivance, device, gambit, maneuver, ruse, stratagem, subterfuge, trick; counterplan, counterstrategy; means, tactic, technique, way; procedure, protocol; conception, idea, projet, proposal, specific(s), specification(s); aim, intent, intention, purpose; diagram, formula, layout, map, pattern, platform, policy, recipe, setup

  3. 3 the means or procedure for doing something not the best system perhaps, but it gets the job done Synonyms approach, fashion, form, how, manner, methodology, recipe, strategy, style, method, tack, tactics, technique, wayRelated Words mode, modus operandi; blueprint, design, game, game plan, ground plan, intrigue, layout, line, model, plan, plot, program, route, scheme; expedient, move, shift, step; practice (also practise), process, routine; policy

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a trip made at another's expense

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