What is another word for tons?

Pronunciation: [tˈʌnz] (IPA)

When we think of the word "tons", we often associate it with a large quantity or weight of something. However, there are many synonyms that can be used to describe a similar amount or volume, such as "heaps", "loads", "bundles", "piles", or "plenty". Other phrases that can be used in place of "tons" include "an abundance of", "a plethora of", "numerous", "copious", or "a large amount of". Depending on the context or subject matter, these synonyms can be useful in adding variety and nuance to our writing and speech, while still conveying the idea of a significant quantity or volume.

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What are the hypernyms for Tons?

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

What are the opposite words for tons?

The term "tons" generally refers to a large amount of something. Its antonyms, on the other hand, are words that describe a small quantity of an item or the lack of an item. Some common antonyms for "tons" are "few", "scant", "scarce", "lack", and "minuscule". These words help to convey the opposite meaning of "tons" and provide a different perspective on the amount of something. For instance, instead of saying "I have tons of work to do", one may say "I have a few tasks to complete". Using antonyms adds variety to the vocabulary used and helps to communicate more precisely.

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Usage examples for Tons

If a million tons isn't enough take a billion tons!
"My Lady of the Chimney Corner"
Alexander Irvine
Horse and rider rest upon a single block of granite weighing fifteen hundred tons, which was brought here from Finland at great cost and infinite labor.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
The piece broken from its side, which is seen close at hand, weighs eleven tons.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou

Famous quotes with Tons

  • Several tons of dynamite are set off in this picture - none of it under the right people.
    James Agee
  • As we all know, many people remain buried under tons of rubble and debris, waiting to be rescued. When we think of their suffering, we feel deeply and profoundly that we should be there, in Haiti, with them, trying our best to prevent death.
    Jean-Bertrand Aristide
  • There's tons of creative people in television that have one failure after another, and they just step up higher. I could never get over that. When I had a failure, there was no such thing as just getting over it.
    Chuck Barris
  • Yeah, I think if I were to go again, I'd try to go more on gut feelings and stick with it. I was on to Frederique. I found clues for everything, I found tons of stuff.
    Corbin Bernsen
  • Mr. Speaker, Delaware River's regional ports handle approximately 58 million tons of cargo yearly.
    Robert A. Brady

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