Minor Synonyms and Antonyms

mī'nər

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Synonyms for Minor

Alternative spelling of tyke (mongrel dog)
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The definition of a boy is a young male or, when used offensively, a male employee could be referred to as a boy.
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A young female human; (in contrast to boy), a female child or young adult.
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A person who is below the age of adulthood; a minor (person who is below the legal age of responsibility or accountability).
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A very young human being, from birth to somewhere between six months and two years of age, needing almost constant care and/or attention.
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A term of endearment, especially toward children.
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A boy or young man.
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An accident or mishap, especially resulting in a fall.
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The definition of a spring is a coil that goes to its original shape after being compressed.
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A girl attending school.
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A lass.
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(Now Rare) old maid
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Low or lower in order, degree, or rank:
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(Comparable) Low in rank; having a subordinate role, job, or situation.
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Ranked near the beginning of an ascending series or scale:
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Lower is defined as in a lesser or inferior place, or something less in quality or value.
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Of subordinate position or importance:
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Petty is defined as something relatively worthless or unimportant.
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Possessing some quality, or having been subject to some operation (as substitution), in the second degree; as, a secondary salt, a secondary amine, etc. Compare primary.
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Narrow in outlook; petty:
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(Logic) Designating a proposition that is implied by another proposition but does not imply it
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Placed in a lower class, rank, or position.
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Lower in position, authority, rank, amount, degree, etc.
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Insignificant or unimportant; minor:
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Not yet a legal adult; still a minor.
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Juvenile is defined as someone who is still a child.
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A minor accompanying item or expense:
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(Chiefly in plural) A surface detail.
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Moderate or limited in size, quantity, or range; not extreme:
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Drawn or constructed too small for much detail.
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The definition of pocket size is something that is small enough to be carried on your person easily, often in your shirt or pants.
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Of a size suitable to be carried in a pocket:
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Not aged.
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(Roman Catholic Church) Minor, therefore warranting only temporal punishment.
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A young person.
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A youth
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A person who shaves
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(Chiefly Brit., Informal) A small boy; lad
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Children
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(UK, informal) A small fish, especially a stickleback
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The definition of a tyke is a small child.
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(Archaic) A swarm, especially of something small (a fry of children).
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A small bird that is still confined to the nest.
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a young person of either sex
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a young person of either sex
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Miss is a title used for unmarried women and is also a polite way of speaking to or getting the attention of young women.
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A short distance or time:
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a young person of either sex
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Antonyms for Minor

Based on the scale pattern of the major mode
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Having or expressing a covert or nonverbal meaning; suggestive:
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Someone older than someone else (with possessive). [from 15th c.]
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One who has attained maturity or legal age.
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The definition of important is having great significance or consequence.
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The definition of large is greater than average in size or amount, or important or significant.
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Used in referring to a region or place together with the surrounding area; (of a city) metropolitan.
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Words Related to Minor

Concerned with or involving unimportant matters; superficial:
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Not important; insignificant or petty.
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(Informal) As a surplus; in excess; extra
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A statement that describes invariable relationships among phenomena under a specified set of conditions. Boyle's law, for instance, describes what will happen to the volume of an ideal gas if its pressure changes and its temperature remains the same. The conditions under which some physical laws hold are idealized (for example, there are no ideal gases in the real world), thus some physical laws apply universally but only approximately.
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Not yet a legal adult
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based on the scale pattern of the minor mode
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