Synonyms for cyclic

Synonyms for (adj) cyclic

Synonyms: cyclic, cyclical

Definition: recurring in cycles

Similar words: alternate, alternating

Definition: occurring by turns; first one and then the other

Usage: alternating feelings of love and hate

Similar words: alternate

Definition: every second one of a series

Usage: the cleaning lady comes on alternate Wednesdays; jam every other day- the White Queen

Similar words: rotary, orbitual, circular

Definition: describing a circle; moving in a circle

Usage: the circular motion of the wheel

Synonyms: cyclic

Definition: of a compound having atoms arranged in a ring structure

Similar words: bicyclic

Definition: having molecules consisting of two fused rings

Similar words: closed-chain, closed-ring

Definition: having atoms linked by bonds represented in circular or triangular form

Similar words: heterocyclic

Definition: containing a closed ring of atoms of which at least one is not a carbon atom

Similar words: homocyclic, isocyclic

Definition: containing a closed ring of atoms of the same kind especially carbon atoms

Synonyms: cyclic

Definition: forming a whorl or having parts arranged in a whorl

Usage: cyclic petals; cyclic flowers

Similar words: verticillate, verticillated, whorled

Definition: forming one or more whorls (especially a whorl of leaves around a stem)

Synonyms: cyclic

Definition: marked by repeated cycles

Similar words: periodic, periodical

Definition: happening or recurring at regular intervals

Usage: the periodic appearance of the seventeen-year locust

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