Synonyms for plane

Synonyms for (noun) plane

Synonyms: aeroplane, airplane, plane

Definition: an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets

Usage: the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane

Similar words: heavier-than-air craft

Definition: a non-buoyant aircraft that requires a source of power to hold it aloft and to propel it


Synonyms: plane, carpenter's plane, woodworking plane

Definition: a carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood

Usage: the cabinetmaker used a plane for the finish work

Similar words: edge tool

Definition: any cutting tool with a sharp cutting edge (as a chisel or knife or plane or gouge)


Similar words: hand tool

Definition: a tool used with workers' hands


Synonyms: plane, planer, planing machine

Definition: a power tool for smoothing or shaping wood

Similar words: power tool

Definition: a tool driven by a motor


Synonyms: sheet, plane

Definition: (mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape

Usage: we will refer to the plane of the graph as the X-Y plane; any line joining two points on a plane lies wholly on that plane

Similar words: form, shape

Definition: the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance

Usage: geometry is the mathematical science of shape


Synonyms: plane

Definition: a level of existence or development

Usage: he lived on a worldly plane

Similar words: level, stage, point, degree

Definition: a specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process

Usage: a remarkable degree of frankness; at what stage are the social sciences?

Synonyms for (verb) plane

Synonyms: shave, plane

Definition: cut or remove with or as if with a plane

Usage: The machine shaved off fine layers from the piece of wood

Similar words: cut

Definition: separate with or as if with an instrument

Usage: Cut the rope


Synonyms: plane

Definition: make even or smooth, with or as with a carpenter's plane

Usage: plane the top of the door

Similar words: smooth, smoothen

Definition: make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing

Usage: smooth the surface of the wood


Synonyms: skim, plane

Definition: travel on the surface of water

Similar words: glide

Definition: move smoothly and effortlessly

Synonyms for (adjective) plane

Synonyms: flat, plane, level

Definition: having a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another

Usage: a flat desk; acres of level farmland; a plane surface; skirts sewn with fine flat seams

Similar words: even

Definition: being level or straight or regular and without variation as e.g. in shape or texture; or being in the same plane or at the same height as something else (i.e. even with)

Usage: an even application of varnish; an even floor; the road was not very even; the picture is even with the window