Pronunciation of Crescent
/kɹˈɛsənt/, /kɹˈɛsənt/, /k_ɹ_ˈɛ_s_ə_n_t/
Antonyms for crescent:
Synonyms for crescent:
balloon, sphere, lane.
mecca, Black Muslim, shia, islam, Umma, fakir, vizier, prayer mat, purdah, mufti, yashmak, jihad, shiite, burka, jilbab, burqa, the Qur'an, hajji, muezzin, emir, Islamist, dervish, moor, allah, veil, EID, sheik, sharia, sultan, mujahedin, Hakim, Sufi, the Koran, ayatollah, turban, caliphate, hijab, mogul, ramadan, muslim, islamism, caliph, fatwa, imam, mullah, haram, the Hegira, halal, chador, minaret, muhammad, prophet, prayer rug, the Hejira, sunni.
Other synonyms and related words:
grove, cul de sac, swell, minaret, band, way, caliph, halal, globe, cylinder, hoop, avenue, ball, half-moon, veil, muslim, lane, boulevard, drive, horned, increasing, cup, semilunar, allah, jihad, road, ellipse, caliphate, purdah, crescent-shaped, bulge, tube, ST, wreath, wave, ayatollah, lunate, moon, hemisphere, mews, burqa, bicephalous, trumpet, mogul, close, semicircle, mecca, helix, dervish, rounded, moon-shaped, growing, street, loop, burka, sickle, Ave.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
caliph, dervish, burka, chador, allah, burqa, ayatollah, Black Muslim, caliphate.
sickle-shaped object (noun)
curve, half-moon, sickle, meniscus, bow.
Usage examples for crescent:
- 35. crescent: suggesting hope. - "Selections From Poe", J. Montgomery Gambrill.
- The crescent moon had risen as they walked home, and they found the rest of the party seated in the hotel garden, under her soft silver light; but nobody seemed to be much in a mood for talking, until that little monkey Cyril, who observed everything, exclaimed- " Why, Julian, do look; Violet has got Kennedy's ring on, and- well, I declare if he hasn't got hers." - "Julian Home", Dean Frederic W. Farrar.