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Synonyms for stem

Synonyms for (noun) stem

Synonyms: stem, stem turn Definition: a turn made in skiing; the back of one ski is forced outward and the other ski is brought parallel to it

Similar words: turn, turning Definition: the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course Usage: he took a turn to the right

Synonyms: bow, prow, fore, stem Definition: front part of a vessel or aircraft Usage: he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line

Similar words: front Definition: the side that is seen or that goes first

Synonyms: shank, stem Definition: cylinder forming a long narrow part of something

Similar words: cylinder Definition: a surface generated by rotating a parallel line around a fixed line

Synonyms: stem Definition: the tube of a tobacco pipe

Similar words: tube, tubing Definition: conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases

Synonyms: stem, theme, base, root, root word, radical Definition: (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed Usage: thematic vowels are part of the stem

Similar words: descriptor, word form, form, signifier Definition: the phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something Usage: the inflected forms of a word can be represented by a stem and a list of inflections to be attached

Synonyms: stem, stalk Definition: a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ

Similar words: plant organ Definition: a functional and structural unit of a plant or fungus

Synonyms for (verb) stem

Synonyms: stem Definition: remove the stem from Usage: for automatic natural language processing, the words must be stemmed

Similar words: remove, withdraw, take, take away Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment

Synonyms: stanch, staunch, stem, halt Definition: stop the flow of a liquid Usage: staunch the blood flow; stem the tide

Similar words: check Definition: arrest the motion (of something) abruptly Usage: He checked the flow of water by shutting off the main valve

Synonyms: stem Definition: grow out of, have roots in, originate in Usage: The increase in the national debt stems from the last war

Similar words: originate in Definition: come from

Synonyms: stem Definition: cause to point inward Usage: stem your skis

Similar words: orient Definition: cause to point Usage: Orient the house towards the West