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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