Synonyms for powder

Synonyms for (noun) powder

Synonyms: powder

Definition: any of various cosmetic or medical preparations dispensed in the form of a pulverized powder

Similar words: medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine

Definition: (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease


Similar words: toilet articles, toiletry

Definition: artifacts used in making your toilet (washing and taking care of your body)


Synonyms: pulverisation, pulverization, powder

Definition: a solid substance in the form of tiny loose particles; a solid that has been pulverized

Similar words: solid

Definition: matter that is solid at room temperature and pressure


Synonyms: powder, gunpowder

Definition: a mixture of potassium nitrate, charcoal, and sulfur in a 75:15:10 ratio which is used in gunnery, time fuses, and fireworks

Similar words: explosive

Definition: a chemical substance that undergoes a rapid chemical change (with the production of gas) on being heated or struck

Synonyms for (verb) powder

Synonyms: powder

Definition: apply powder to

Usage: She powdered her nose; The King wears a powdered wig

Similar words: make up

Definition: apply make-up or cosmetics to one's face to appear prettier

Usage: She makes herself up every morning


Synonyms: pulverise, pulverize, powder, powderise, powderize

Definition: make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust

Usage: pulverize the grains

Similar words: disintegrate

Definition: break into parts or components or lose cohesion or unity

Usage: The material disintegrated; the group disintegrated after the leader died