Synonyms for bell

Synonyms for (noun) bell

Synonyms: bell

Definition: a hollow device made of metal that makes a ringing sound when struck

Similar words: acoustic device

Definition: a device for amplifying or transmitting sound


Similar words: signaling device

Definition: a device used to send signals


Synonyms: bell

Definition: the flared opening of a tubular device

Similar words: opening

Definition: a vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made

Usage: they left a small opening for the cat at the bottom of the door


Synonyms: chime, gong, bell

Definition: a percussion instrument consisting of a set of tuned bells that are struck with a hammer; used as an orchestral instrument

Similar words: percussion instrument, percussive instrument

Definition: a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by one object striking another


Synonyms: doorbell, buzzer, bell

Definition: a push button at an outer door that gives a ringing or buzzing signal when pushed

Similar words: push, push button, button

Definition: an electrical switch operated by pressing

Usage: the elevator was operated by push buttons; the push beside the bed operated a buzzer at the desk


Synonyms: bell, toll

Definition: the sound of a bell being struck

Usage: saved by the bell; she heard the distant toll of church bells

Similar words: sound

Definition: the sudden occurrence of an audible event

Usage: the sound awakened them


Synonyms: Bell, Alexander Bell, Alexander Graham Bell

Definition: United States inventor (born in Scotland) of the telephone (1847-1922)

Similar words: inventor, discoverer, artificer

Definition: someone who is the first to think of or make something


Synonyms: Bell, Vanessa Bell, Vanessa Stephen

Definition: English painter; sister of Virginia Woolf; prominent member of the Bloomsbury Group (1879-1961)

Similar words: painter

Definition: an artist who paints


Synonyms: Bell, Alexander Melville Bell, Melville Bell

Definition: a phonetician and father of Alexander Graham Bell (1819-1905)

Similar words: phonetician

Definition: a specialist in phonetics


Synonyms: bell, bell shape, campana

Definition: the shape of a bell

Similar words: curve, curved shape

Definition: the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes


Synonyms: bell, ship's bell

Definition: (nautical) each of the eight half-hour units of nautical time signaled by strokes of a ship's bell; eight bells signals 4:00, 8:00, or 12:00 o'clock, either a.m. or p.m.

Similar words: unit of time, time unit

Definition: a unit for measuring time periods

Synonyms for (verb) bell

Synonyms: bell

Definition: attach a bell to

Usage: bell cows

Similar words: attach

Definition: cause to be attached