Crest Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Crest

Having or forming a crest or crista.
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(Cricket) A shot where the ball comes off the edge of the bat, often unintentionally.
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A dense clump, especially of trees or bushes.
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A mass or stream of material that resembles a long feather:
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Mature age; full bloom of life.
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The analogous point in an orbit around a celestial body other than Earth. Not in technical use.
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(Geography) The top, or one of the tops, of a hill, mountain, or range, ending in a point; often, the whole hill or mountain, especially when isolated; as, the Peak of Teneriffe.
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Having a crest
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A tuft of feathers on a bird's head
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The insignia around a doorknob's exterior hardware or a door lock's cosmetic plate.
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Plural form of arm
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The act, power, or period of producing fruit or offspring.
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A series of statements or ideas in an ascending order of rhetorical force or intensity.
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Observance; notice:
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A picture accompanied with a motto, a set of verses, etc. intended as a moral lesson or meditation.
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(Obs.) An animal's spine or back
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(Botany) Having a pileus.
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The definition of apex is the highest part of something.
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The highest point
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(Music) The main body of a harmonica containing the air chambers and to which the reed plates are attached.
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The portion of a cut gem above the girdle.
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Attainment or arrival at the highest pitch of glory, power, etc.
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​(heraldry) A motto, emblem, or other mark used to distinguish the bearer from others. A device differs from a badge or cognizance primarily because as it is a personal distinction, and not a badge borne by members of the same house successively.
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Elevation (of the sun, a star, etc.) above the horizon, measured in degrees
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The metal head covering worn in modern warfare
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A patch or other object that indicates a person's official or military rank, or membership in a group or organization.
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(Architecture) An upright member, generally ending in a small spire, used to finish a buttress, to constitute a part in a proportion, as where pinnacles flank a gable or spire.
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Something which will be visibly damaged if a covering or container is opened, and which may or may not bear an official design.
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A conference or meeting of high-level leaders, usually called to shape a program of action.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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A wave with its crest broken into white foam
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The top covering of something:
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(Geometry) The common point of the two rays of the angle, or its equivalent structure in polyhedra (meeting of edges) and higher order polytopes.
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The time at which the sun reaches its highest point in the sky; noon.
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The upper region of the sky.
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(Architecture) A pediment or gable end
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To finalize, bring to a conclusion, form the climax of.
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The cap of a jester, decorated to resemble the comb of a rooster.
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(Geology) A very thin ridge of rock.
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Of or pertaining to the scapula. [from 18th c.]
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The shrunken, notched appearance of a red blood cell, as when exposed to extremely salty solutions
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Alternative form of crenellation.
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An island in the Azores.
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Midday
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An instance that typifies a broader pattern or situation:
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The act, event, or time of payment
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Antonyms for Crest

The point of the celestial sphere, directly opposite the zenith; inferior pole of the horizon; point of the celestial sphere directly under the place where we stand.
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The bottom is defined as the underside or lowest position.
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Words Related to Crest

(Nautical) A platform enclosing the head of each mast of a sailing ship, to which the topmast rigging is attached.
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The maximum atmospheric temperature recorded at a particular location, especially during one 24-hour period.
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Excite is defined as to stir up emotions, action or strong reactions.
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A single cycle of a periodic wave.
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The part of a wave with the least magnitude; the lowest part of a wave.
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The definition of a feather is one of the flat slender growths that cover the bodies of birds.
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Find another word for crest. In this page you can discover 58 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for crest, like: top, cristate, edge, tuft, plume, acme, apogee, peak, crested, topknot and escutcheon.