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- Silhouette as a Noun
- Definitions of "Silhouette" as a noun
- Synonyms of "Silhouette" as a noun (13 Words)
- Usage Examples of "Silhouette" as a noun
- Silhouette as a Verb
- Definitions of "Silhouette" as a verb
- Synonyms of "Silhouette" as a verb (8 Words)
- Usage Examples of "Silhouette" as a verb
- Associations of "Silhouette" (30 Words)
The synonyms of “Silhouette” are: outline, contour, contours, profile, delineation, form, shape, figure, shadow, features, lines, curves, configuration, etch, delineate, define, demarcate, delimit, mark off, trace
Silhouette as a Noun
Definitions of "Silhouette" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “silhouette” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- A drawing of the outline of an object; filled in with some uniform color.
- A representation of someone or something showing the shape and outline only, typically coloured in solid black.
- The dark shape and outline of someone or something visible in restricted light against a brighter background.
- An outline of a solid object (as cast by its shadow.
Synonyms of "Silhouette" as a noun (13 Words)
|configuration||The arrangement or set-up of the hardware and software that make up a computer system.|
The unrepeatable configuration of the stars at the moment of your birth.
|contour||Any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline.|
The road climbs steadily following the contours of the hillside.
|contours||A feature (or the order or arrangement of features) of anything having a complex structure.|
The contours of the melody.
|curves||A pitch of a baseball that is thrown with spin so that its path curves as it approaches the batter.|
|delineation||The action of indicating the exact position of a border or boundary.|
The artist s exquisite delineation of costume and jewellery.
|features||An article of merchandise that is displayed or advertised more than other articles.|
An expression of pleasure crossed his features.
|figure||A person seen indistinctly or from a distance.|
He made a figure of Santa Claus.
|form||A printed document with blank spaces for information to be inserted.|
They are one of the best teams around on current form.
|lines||Text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen.|
|outline||A line or set of lines enclosing or indicating the shape of an object in a sketch or diagram.|
The chalked outline of a human body.
|profile||An analysis (often in graphical form) representing the extent to which something exhibits various characteristics.|
A sleep profile for someone on a shift system.
|shadow||An indication that something has been present.|
A stranger slowly approached from the shadows.
|shape||The state of good health especially in the phrases in condition or in shape or out of condition or out of shape.|
He saw a shape through the mist.
Usage Examples of "Silhouette" as a noun
- We can always use a silhouette of Father Christmas.
- She paused to see its silhouette against the dimming sky.
Silhouette as a Verb
Definitions of "Silhouette" as a verb
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “silhouette” as a verb can have the following definitions:
- Cast or show (someone or something) as a dark shape and outline against a brighter background.
- Represent by a silhouette.
- Project on a background, such as a screen, like a silhouette.
Synonyms of "Silhouette" as a verb (8 Words)
|define||Give a definition for the meaning of a word.|
The camera could define the smallest object.
|delimit||Determine the essential quality of.|
Agreements delimiting fishing zones.
|delineate||Describe or portray (something) precisely.|
His finger found a precisely outlined section delineated in red marker.
|demarcate||Set, mark, or draw the boundaries of something.|
Art was being demarcated from the more objective science.
|etch||Use the etching process to produce a print or design.|
The leafless branches etched against the sky.
|mark off||Make small marks into the surface of.|
|outline||Draw up an outline or sketch for something.|
She outlined the case briefly.
|trace||Discover traces of.|
Trace a map of the world on to a large piece of paper.
Usage Examples of "Silhouette" as a verb
- The castle was silhouetted against the sky.
Associations of "Silhouette" (30 Words)
|alley||The area between the outfielders in left-centre or right-centre field.|
He took a short cut along an alley.
|ashen||(of a person’s face) very pale with shock, fear, or illness.|
The ashen colour of the landscape.
|black||Make something black blacken.|
|blond||A light grayish yellow to near white.|
|brownish||Of a color similar to that of wood or earth.|
Where I live the soil is brownish red.
The corridors were ill lit and cheerless.
|dark||A dark colour or shade especially in a painting.|
Matthew flashed a dark look at her.
|darken||Tarnish or stain.|
The sky was darkening rapidly.
|dun||An artificial fishing fly made to resemble a dun.|
The dun and dreary prairie.
|dusky||Used in names of animals with dark coloration e g dusky dolphin dusky warbler.|
Dusky light came from a small window.
|ebony||A tree of tropical and warm temperate regions which produces ebony.|
His ebony hair.
|gangly||Tall and thin.|
|glum||Showing a brooding ill humor- Bruce Bli.|
A glum hopeless shrug.
|gray||English radiobiologist in whose honor the gray the SI unit of energy for the absorbed dose of radiation was named 1905 1965.|
Gray flannel suit.
|grey||Showing characteristics of age especially having grey or white hair.|
A cold grey November day.
|lissom||Moving and bending with ease.|
The kind of outfit that should be left to lissom teenagers.
|lithe||Gracefully thin and bending and moving with ease.|
She lay gazing up at his tall lithe figure.
|magenta||A primary subtractive color for light a dark purple red color the dye for magenta was discovered in 1859 the year of the battle of Magenta.|
Bright pink double flowers each lined in dark magenta.
|maroon||Leave stranded on a desert island without resources.|
The mutinous sailors were marooned on an island.
|narrow||Make or become more narrow or restricted.|
The gap between the sexes is narrowing.
|slender||Being of delicate or slender build.|
Her slender neck.
|slim||A course or period of slimming.|
A slim chance of winning.
|sullen||A sulky or depressed mood.|
A sullen crowd.
|svelte||(of a person) slender and elegant.|
She was svelte and sophisticated.
|swarthy||Naturally having skin of a dark color.|
A smile on his swarthy face.
|thin||Make thin or thinner.|
A thin book.
|thinness||The quality of a liquid substance not containing much solid.|
The thinness of the paper.
|tiny||A very young child.|
A tiny hummingbird.
|waif||A young person who is thin and looks unhealthy or uncared for.|
A little shop presided over by a Gothic waif in purple eyeshadow and lipstick.