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Minute

Pronunciation of Minute
/mˈɪnɪt/, /mˈɪnɪt/, /m_ˈɪ_n_ɪ_t/

Synonyms for minute:

Min

min.

Sense 1

cosine, small-scale, confined, pocket-sized, toytown, fine, dinky, peewee, shrunken, pint-size, blow-by-blow, jag, cramped, cos, teensy-weensy, bite-sized, handheld, inscription, steak, pintsized, memo, sine, memorandum, pintsize, minuscule, iou, orthogonal, cotangent, JIFF, jottings, chit, promissory note, miniaturized.

Sense 2

discreet, pygmy, half-hour, obtuse, lilliputian, short-term, insubstantial, definite, tangent, undivided, stunted, midget, pert, dalliance, fractional.

Sense 3

sin, caption, cunning, thorough, perpendicular, bout, flirtation.

Sense 4

dwarf, S, tick, occasion, degree, message, median, marginal, oblique.

Sense 5

neat, burst.

Sense 6

light, slip, matter.

Sense 9

full.

Sense 14

M, tight.

Sense 16

point, place.

detailed

elaborate.

exact

particular.

microscopic

molecular.

miniature

undersized.

scrupulous

religious.

smallest

least.

all (adjective)

narrow.

exact, precise (adjective)

blow-by-blow, thorough, critical, elaborate, circumstantial, full, particular, particularized, detailed, careful.

few (adjective)

few, meager, trifling, inconsiderable, piddling.

unimportant (adjective)

hairsplitting, banal, petty, light, slight, irrelevant, picayune, insignificant, insipid, inconsequential, small, negligible, trivial, fiddling, frivolous, Flyspeck, paltry, unimportant, piddling, trifling, measly, worthless, one-horse, trite, minor.

very small (adjective)

exact, fine, infinitesimal, diminutive, teeny-weeny, precise, insignificant, molecular, peewee, puny, piddling, minuscule, little, microscopic, wee, inconsiderable, atomic, slender, tiny, miniature, minimal.

Sense 3 (noun)

midget, discreet.

Sense 5 (noun)

short-term, bout.

Sense 6 (noun)

chit, inscription, memo, iou, message, caption, jottings, memorandum.

Sense 7 (noun)

cosine, perpendicular, orthogonal, obtuse, cos, median, degree, cotangent, oblique.

Sense 9 (noun)

half-hour, M, nanosecond.

brief time period (noun)

instant, moment, flash, jiffy, sec, min, second, twinkling, mo, shake, split second.

duration (noun)

length.

exact (noun)

elaborate, circumstantial, detailed, particular.

measure (noun)

criterion, angstrom, knot, fathom, measure, ell, league, decameter, decimeter, cubit, meter, hectometer, mile, block, centimeter, step, kilometer, millimeter, yard, micron, foot, rod, inch, mil, furlong.

minute (noun)

atomlike, min, careful, microscopic, infinitesimal, minute of arc, hour, atomic, narrow, small, moment, little, microscopical, arcminute, bit.

point of time (noun)

day, generation, decade, time, month, week, century, term, era, millennium, millisecond, year, semester, hour, second, age, epoch, microsecond, lifetime.

chronicle (verb)

Journalize, archive, catalog, register, index, enumerate, clock, chronicle, note, record, inventory, log, account.

Usage examples for minute:

  • Listen; only one minute! - "The Iron Woman", Margaret Deland.
  • They can't get out of there in a minute. - "The Radio Boys with the Revenue Guards", Gerald Breckenridge.
  • A minute more and we are there. - "At the Villa Rose", A. E. W. Mason.

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