Synonyms for (noun) arch

Synonyms: arch

Definition: (architecture) a masonry construction (usually curved) for spanning an opening and supporting the weight above it

Similar words: structure, construction

Definition: a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts

Usage: the structure consisted of a series of arches; she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons


Synonyms: arch, archway

Definition: a passageway under a curved masonry construction

Usage: they built a triumphal arch to memorialize their victory

Similar words: entrance, entranceway, entree, entry, entryway

Definition: something that provides access (to get in or get out)

Usage: they waited at the entrance to the garden; beggars waited just outside the entryway to the cathedral


Synonyms: arch

Definition: a curved bony structure supporting or enclosing organs (especially the inner sides of the feet)

Similar words: skeletal structure

Definition: any structure created by the skeleton of an organism


Synonyms: arch

Definition: a curved shape in the vertical plane that spans an opening

Similar words: curve, curved shape

Definition: the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes

Synonyms for (verb) arch

Synonyms: curve, arc, arch

Definition: form an arch or curve

Usage: her back arches; her hips curve nicely

Similar words: bend, flex

Definition: form a curve

Usage: The stick does not bend

Synonyms for (adjective) arch

Synonyms: wicked, arch, mischievous, puckish, pixilated, prankish, impish, implike

Definition: naughtily or annoyingly playful

Usage: teasing and worrying with impish laughter; a wicked prank

Similar words: playful

Definition: full of fun and high spirits

Usage: playful children just let loose from school


Synonyms: arch

Definition: expert in skulduggery

Usage: an arch criminal

Similar words: skilled

Definition: having or showing or requiring special skill

Usage: only the most skilled gymnasts make an Olympic team; a skilled surgeon has many years of training and experience; a skilled reconstruction of her damaged elbow; a skilled trade


Synonyms: arch, condescending, patronising, patronizing

Definition: (used of behavior or attitude) characteristic of those who treat others with condescension

Similar words: superior

Definition: of or characteristic of high rank or importance

Usage: a superior ruler