Synonyms for polar

Synonyms for (adjective) polar

Synonyms: polar

Definition: having a pair of equal and opposite charges

Similar words: charged

Definition: of a particle or body or system; having a net amount of positive or negative electric charge

Usage: charged particles; a charged battery


Synonyms: polar, pivotal

Definition: being of crucial importance

Usage: a pivotal event; Its pivotal location has also exposed it to periodic invasions- Henry Kissinger; the polar events of this study; a polar principal

Similar words: crucial, important

Definition: of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis

Usage: a crucial moment in his career; a crucial election; a crucial issue for women


Synonyms: arctic, icy, glacial, frigid, gelid, polar

Definition: extremely cold

Usage: an arctic climate; a frigid day; gelid waters of the North Atlantic; glacial winds; icy hands; polar weather

Similar words: cold

Definition: having a low or inadequate temperature or feeling a sensation of coldness or having been made cold by e.g. ice or refrigeration

Usage: a cold climate; a cold room; dinner has gotten cold; cold fingers; if you are cold, turn up the heat; a cold beer


Synonyms: diametric, diametrical, opposite, polar

Definition: characterized by opposite extremes; completely opposed

Usage: in diametric contradiction to his claims; diametrical (or opposite) points of view; opposite meanings; extreme and indefensible polar positions

Similar words: different

Definition: unlike in nature or quality or form or degree

Usage: took different approaches to the problem; came to a different conclusion; different parts of the country; on different sides of the issue; this meeting was different from the earlier one


Synonyms: polar

Definition: of or existing at or near a geographical pole or within the Arctic or Antarctic Circles

Usage: polar regions

Similar words: circumpolar

Definition: located or found throughout a polar region


Similar words: Arctic, north-polar

Definition: of or relating to the Arctic

Usage: the Arctic summer


Similar words: Antarctic, south-polar

Definition: at or near the south pole