Rudimentary Synonyms and Antonyms

ro͝o'də-mĕn'tə-rē, -mĕn'trē

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Synonyms for Rudimentary

Of, being, or serving as a starting point or basis:
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Of, relating to, or occurring at the beginning; first:
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Fundamental is defined as something that is basic or essential.
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Basic and powerful; not subtle or refined; primal
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In an early stage; undeveloped; rudimentary
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Undistinguished in social condition; of no special rank.
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The definition of beginning is something that is in the early stages or the first portion of something.
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Recently started but not fully formed yet; just begun; only elementary or immature.
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The first in a group or series.
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Relating to the basic, essential or fundamental part of something.
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Relating to a body part that has become small and lost its use because of evolutionary change. Whales, for example, have small bones located in the muscles of their body walls that are vestigial bones of hips and hind limbs.
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Possible, but not certain to happen.
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(Geology) Consisting of broken rock, coal, or ore moved from its place of origin.
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Being, or serving as, a productive source or influence
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(Grammar) Aspectually indicating that an action is soon to begin.
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Not complete; not filled up; not finished; not having all its parts, or not having them all adjusted; imperfect; defective.
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(Chem.) Designating or of the state of an element just released from a compound and having unusual chemical activity because atoms of the element have not combined to form molecules
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Of primary importance; basic.
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(Uncommon) Rudimentary.
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Basic; fundamental:
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The definition of abecedarian is arranged in alphabetical order or formed by letters of the alphabet.
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Referring to the alphabet; alphabetical; related to or resembling an abecedarius; abecedarian. [First attested from 1350 to 1470.]
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(Medicine, rare) Causing abortion; abortifacient
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In the first stage of existence; just beginning to exist or to come to notice
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(Physics) A potential field is an irrotational (static) field.
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Antonyms for Rudimentary

(Said of a country) Not primitive; not third world.
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Far along in course or time:
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Having or showing much worldly knowledge or cultural refinement:
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Being a substance that is required for normal functioning but does not need to be included in the diet because of the body's ability to synthesize it from other nutrients:
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(Law, copyright law) Referring to a work, such as a translation or adaptation, based on another work that may be subject to copyright restrictions.
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Supplemental or added to something.
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Words Related to Rudimentary

Not brought to an end; incomplete:
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In a raw or natural condition, before being prepared for use; not refined or processed
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Being the source from which a copy, reproduction, or translation is made.
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Of or treating the most basic aspects
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Find another word for rudimentary. In this page you can discover 39 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for rudimentary, like: basic, unfinished, initial, fundamental, primitive, elemental, embryonic, simple, beginning, developed and crude.