Synonyms for moment

Synonyms for (noun) moment

Synonyms: moment, import, consequence

Definition: having important effects or influence

Usage: decisions of great consequence are made by the president himself; virtue is of more moment than security; that result is of no consequence

Similar words: significance

Definition: the quality of being significant

Usage: do not underestimate the significance of nuclear power


Synonyms: moment

Definition: the n-th moment of a distribution is the expected value of the n-th power of the deviations from a fixed value

Similar words: statistic

Definition: a datum that can be represented numerically


Synonyms: moment

Definition: a turning force produced by an object acting at a distance (or a measure of that force)

Similar words: force

Definition: (physics) the influence that produces a change in a physical quantity

Usage: force equals mass times acceleration


Synonyms: moment, present moment, here and now

Definition: at this time

Usage: the disappointments of the here and now; she is studying at the moment

Similar words: nowadays, present

Definition: the period of time that is happening now; any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech

Usage: that is enough for the present; he lives in the present with no thought of tomorrow


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