Synonyms for surface

Synonyms for (noun) surface

Synonyms: aerofoil, airfoil, control surface, surface

Definition: a device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a plane in flight

Similar words: device

Definition: an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

Usage: the device is small enough to wear on your wrist; a device intended to conserve water

Synonyms: surface

Definition: the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary

Usage: there is a special cleaner for these surfaces; the cloth had a pattern of red dots on a white surface

Similar words: artefact, artifact

Definition: a man-made object taken as a whole

Synonyms: open, surface

Definition: information that has become public

Usage: all the reports were out in the open; the facts had been brought to the surface

Similar words: public knowledge, general knowledge

Definition: knowledge that is available to anyone

Synonyms: surface

Definition: a superficial aspect as opposed to the real nature of something

Usage: it was not what it appeared to be on the surface

Similar words: aspect, facet

Definition: a distinct feature or element in a problem

Usage: he studied every facet of the question

Synonyms: surface

Definition: the extended two-dimensional outer boundary of a three-dimensional object

Usage: they skimmed over the surface of the water; a brush small enough to clean every dental surface; the sun has no distinct surface

Similar words: bound, boundary, bounds

Definition: the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something

Synonyms: surface, Earth's surface

Definition: the outermost level of the land or sea

Usage: earthquakes originate far below the surface; three quarters of the Earth's surface is covered by water

Similar words: layer

Definition: a relatively thin sheetlike expanse or region lying over or under another

Synonyms for (verb) surface

Synonyms: show up, turn up, surface, come on, come out

Definition: appear or become visible; make a showing

Usage: She turned up at the funeral; I hope the list key is going to surface again

Similar words: appear

Definition: come into sight or view

Usage: He suddenly appeared at the wedding; A new star appeared on the horizon

Synonyms: surface, coat

Definition: put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface

Usage: coat the cake with chocolate

Similar words: cover

Definition: provide with a covering or cause to be covered

Usage: cover her face with a handkerchief; cover the child with a blanket; cover the grave with flowers

Synonyms: come up, surface, rise, rise up

Definition: come to the surface

Similar words: ascend, go up

Definition: travel up, "We ascended the mountain"

Usage: go up a ladder; The mountaineers slowly ascended the steep slope

Synonyms for (adj) surface

Synonyms: surface

Definition: on the surface

Usage: surface materials of the moon

Similar words: aboveground

Definition: on or above the surface of the ground

Usage: aboveground nuclear testing; surface instruments for detecting oil deposits; surface transportation

Similar words: grade-constructed

Definition: constructed at ground level

Usage: grade-constructed accesses to the freeway

Similar words: opencast, opencut

Definition: (of mines and mining) worked from the exposed surface

Usage: opencast mining; an opencut iron mine

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