Synonyms for atom

Synonyms for (noun) atom

Synonyms: atom, speck, particle, molecule, mote, corpuscle

Definition: (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything

Similar words: material, stuff

Definition: the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object

Usage: coal is a hard black material; wheat is the stuff they use to make bread


Synonyms: atom

Definition: (physics and chemistry) the smallest component of an element having the chemical properties of the element

Similar words: substance

Definition: the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists

Usage: DNA is the substance of our genes