What is another word for semi?

Pronunciation: [sˈɛmi] (IPA)

Semi is a prefix meaning partly, half or incomplete. There are a lot of words you can substitute for the word semi depending on the context of a sentence. A few synonyms include partly, partially, half, incompletely, somewhat, nearly,approximately and partly finished. Semi can also be used in a variety of contexts such as in the description of a vehicle such as a semi-truck. Synonyms of semi-truck would include tractor-trailer, big rig, or 18-wheeler. Other synonyms of semi-include prefix, hemi-, demisemi-, and demi-. By using synonyms, writers can add variety, creativity and clarity to their writing.

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What are the hypernyms for Semi?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Semi?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for semi (as nouns)

What are the holonyms for Semi?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

What are the opposite words for semi?

Semi is a prefix that means "half" or "partially." Antonyms for this word include whole, complete, total, and entire. When describing something as semi, it indicates that it is only partially or half of what it could be. For example, a semi-truck is only part of a larger truck, while a semi-finished product is incomplete without further processing. By contrast, something that is whole or complete is finished and not lacking anything. Using antonyms of semi can help clarify descriptions or emphasize the fullness or entirety of a thing or concept.

What are the antonyms for Semi?

Usage examples for Semi

It is always a mistake to talk of people, especially women, by their names, in a railway carriage or any other semi-public place.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
Beyond it, gradually appeared a long chain of those islands among which lies Upernavik, where the last traces of civilized or semi-civilized life are found.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
The air was semi-liquid with suspended crystals.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

Famous quotes with Semi

  • The investigations also proved that there were many cases of spontaneous deviation, i.e. cases where there had been no stimulation of the semi-circular canal apparatus.
    Robert Barany
  • If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it. That's all it takes to get people to win football games for you.
    Bear Bryant
  • A British pressing with a compilation of the best stuff really, I mean actually not only that but, these were all kind of semi hits for the people on it in America.
    Eric Clapton
  • Because, if one is writing novels today, concentrating on the beauty of the prose is right up there with concentrating on your semi-colons, for wasted effort.
    Neil Gaiman
  • Many of the comedies I had made in Sweden were slightly based on semi-autobiographical experiences, so adapting novels was a very different experience.
    Lasse Hallstrom

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