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Synonyms and Antonyms of reel

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reel

synonym (synonym of reel)

  • (noun.artifact)
    a winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a lively dance of Scottish Highlanders; marked by circular moves and gliding steps (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    an American country dance which starts with the couples facing each other in two lines (noun.act)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    walk as if unable to control one's movements (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis (verb.motion)
     

hypernym (reel IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a lively dance of Scottish Highlanders; marked by circular moves and gliding steps (noun.act)
    American country dancing in which couples form squares (noun.act)
     
  • a roll of photographic film holding a series of frames to be projected by a movie projector (noun.artifact)
    photographic material consisting of a base of celluloid covered with a photographic emulsion; used to make negatives or transparencies (noun.artifact)
     
  • a winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound (noun.artifact)
    mechanical device around which something can be wound (noun.artifact)
     
  • an American country dance which starts with the couples facing each other in two lines (noun.act)
    country dancing performed with couples in two long lines facing each other (noun.act)
     
  • music composed for dancing a reel (noun.communication)
    music to dance to (noun.communication)
     
  • revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis (verb.motion)
    turn on or around an axis or a center (verb.motion)
     
  • walk as if unable to control one's movements (verb.motion)
    use one's feet to advance; advance by steps (verb.motion)
     
  • wind onto or off a reel (verb.contact)
    arrange or or coil around (verb.contact)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF reel relation)

  • a lively dance of Scottish Highlanders; marked by circular moves and gliding steps (noun.act)
    a vigorous Scottish reel (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a Scottish reel for eight dancers (noun.act)
     
  • a winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound (noun.artifact)
    a bobbin used in spinning silk into thread (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    bobbin that passes the weft thread between the warp threads (noun.artifact)
     
  • revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis (verb.motion)
    whirl or spin like a whirligig (verb.motion)
     
  • wind onto or off a reel (verb.contact)
    unwind from or as if from a reel (verb.contact)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • winder consisting of a revolving spool with a handle; attached to a fishing rod (noun.artifact)
    a rod of wood or steel or fiberglass that is used in fishing to extend the fishing line (noun.artifact)
     

member meronym (HAS MEMBER relation)

derivation (.... is derived from reel)

  • a winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound (noun.artifact)
    wind onto a spool or a reel (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    wind onto or off a reel (verb.contact)
     
  • revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis (verb.motion)
    the act of rotating in a circle or spiral (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of rotating rapidly (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    fisherman's lure; revolves when drawn through the water (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a revolving mechanism (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a single complete turn (axial or orbital) (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a dervish whose actions include ecstatic dancing and whirling (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.shape)
    the shape of something rotating rapidly (noun.shape)
     
  • walk as if unable to control one's movements (verb.motion)
    an unsteady uneven gait (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    pitching dangerously to one side (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who walks unsteadily as if about to fall (noun.person)
     
  • wind onto or off a reel (verb.contact)
    a winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    winder consisting of a revolving spool with a handle; attached to a fishing rod (noun.artifact)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym part meronym member meronym derivation bobbin spool scottish reel virginia reel careen keel longways longways dance square dance square dancing winder film highland fling eightsome filature shuttle reel off unreel fishing pole fishing rod fishing gear fishing rig fishing tackle rig tackle spool bobbin lurch

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