Synonyms for cell

Synonyms for (noun) cell

Synonyms: cell

Definition: (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals

Similar words: animate thing, living thing

Definition: a living (or once living) entity


Synonyms: cell, electric cell

Definition: a device that delivers an electric current as the result of a chemical reaction

Similar words: electrical device

Definition: a device that produces or is powered by electricity


Synonyms: cell, jail cell, prison cell

Definition: a room where a prisoner is kept

Similar words: room

Definition: an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling

Usage: the rooms were very small but they had a nice view


Synonyms: cell, cubicle

Definition: small room in which a monk or nun lives

Similar words: room

Definition: an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling

Usage: the rooms were very small but they had a nice view


Synonyms: cell

Definition: any small compartment

Usage: the cells of a honeycomb

Similar words: compartment

Definition: a space into which an area is subdivided


Synonyms: cell, cellphone, cellular phone, cellular telephone, mobile phone

Definition: a hand-held mobile radiotelephone for use in an area divided into small sections, each with its own short-range transmitter/receiver

Similar words: wireless telephone, radiophone, radiotelephone

Definition: a telephone that communicates by radio waves rather than along cables


Synonyms: cadre, cell

Definition: a small unit serving as part of or as the nucleus of a larger political movement

Similar words: political entity, political unit

Definition: a unit with political responsibilities