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Synonyms for plane

Synonyms for (noun) plane

Synonyms: aeroplane, airplane, plane Definition: an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets Usage: the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane

Similar words: heavier-than-air craft Definition: a non-buoyant aircraft that requires a source of power to hold it aloft and to propel it

Synonyms: plane, carpenter's plane, woodworking plane Definition: a carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood Usage: the cabinetmaker used a plane for the finish work

Similar words: edge tool Definition: any cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane or gouge)

Similar words: hand tool Definition: a tool used with workers' hands

Synonyms: plane, planer, planing machine Definition: a power tool for smoothing or shaping wood

Similar words: power tool Definition: a tool driven by a motor

Synonyms: sheet, plane Definition: (mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape Usage: we will refer to the plane of the graph as the X-Y plane; any line joining two points on a plane lies wholly on that plane

Similar words: form, shape Definition: the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance Usage: geometry is the mathematical science of shape

Synonyms: plane Definition: a level of existence or development Usage: he lived on a worldly plane

Similar words: level, stage, point, degree Definition: a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process Usage: a remarkable degree of frankness; at what stage are the social sciences?

Synonyms for (verb) plane

Synonyms: shave, plane Definition: cut or remove with or as if with a plane Usage: The machine shaved off fine layers from the piece of wood

Similar words: cut Definition: separate with or as if with an instrument Usage: Cut the rope

Synonyms: plane Definition: make even or smooth, with or as with a carpenter's plane Usage: plane the top of the door

Similar words: smooth, smoothen Definition: make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing Usage: smooth the surface of the wood

Synonyms: skim, plane Definition: travel on the surface of water

Similar words: glide Definition: move smoothly and effortlessly

Synonyms for (adjective) plane

Synonyms: flat, plane, level Definition: having a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another Usage: a flat desk; acres of level farmland; a plane surface; skirts sewn with fine flat seams

Similar words: even Definition: being level or straight or regular and without variation as e.g. in shape or texture; or being in the same plane or at the same height as something else (i.e. even with) Usage: an even application of varnish; an even floor; the road was not very even; the picture is even with the window