Synonyms for minute

Synonyms for (noun) minute

Synonyms: minute, hour

Definition: distance measured by the time taken to cover it

Usage: we live an hour from the airport; its just 10 minutes away

Similar words: distance

Definition: the property created by the space between two objects or points


Synonyms: minute

Definition: a short note

Usage: the secretary keeps the minutes of the meeting

Similar words: note

Definition: a brief written record

Usage: he made a note of the appointment


Synonyms: arcminute, minute, minute of arc

Definition: a unit of angular distance equal to a 60th of a degree

Similar words: angular unit

Definition: a unit of measurement for angles


Synonyms: min, minute

Definition: a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour

Usage: he ran a 4 minute mile

Similar words: unit of time, time unit

Definition: a unit for measuring time periods


Synonyms: minute, moment, second, instant

Definition: a particular point in time

Usage: the moment he arrived the party began

Similar words: point, point in time

Definition: an instant of time

Usage: at that point I had to leave


Synonyms: second, bit, minute, mo, moment

Definition: an indefinitely short time

Usage: wait just a moment; in a mo; it only takes a minute; in just a bit

Similar words: time

Definition: an indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities)

Usage: he waited a long time; the time of year for planting; he was a great actor in his time

Synonyms for (adjective) minute

Synonyms: minute, narrow

Definition: characterized by painstaking care and detailed examination

Usage: a minute inspection of the grounds; a narrow scrutiny; an exact and minute report

Similar words: careful

Definition: exercising caution or showing care or attention

Usage: they were careful when crossing the busy street; be careful to keep her shoes clean; did very careful research; careful art restorers; careful of the rights of others; careful about one's behavior


Synonyms: infinitesimal, minute

Definition: infinitely or immeasurably small

Usage: two minute whiplike threads of protoplasm; reduced to a microscopic scale

Similar words: little, small

Definition: limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent

Usage: a little dining room; a little house; a small car; a little (or small) group