Synonyms for second

Synonyms for (noun) second

Synonyms: second, second base

Definition: the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the second of the bases in the infield

Similar words: position

Definition: (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player

Usage: what position does he play?


Synonyms: irregular, second

Definition: merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name

Similar words: merchandise, product, ware

Definition: commodities offered for sale

Usage: good business depends on having good merchandise; that store offers a variety of products


Synonyms: second, second gear

Definition: the gear that has the second lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle

Usage: he had to shift down into second to make the hill

Similar words: gear, gear mechanism

Definition: a mechanism for transmitting motion for some specific purpose (as the steering gear of a vehicle)


Synonyms: indorsement, endorsement, second, secondment

Definition: a speech seconding a motion

Usage: do I hear a second?

Similar words: agreement

Definition: the verbal act of agreeing


Synonyms: second

Definition: the official attendant of a contestant in a duel or boxing match

Similar words: attendant, attender, tender

Definition: someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another


Synonyms: arcsecond, second

Definition: a 60th part of a minute of arc

Usage: the treasure is 2 minutes and 45 seconds south of here

Similar words: angular unit

Definition: a unit of measurement for angles


Synonyms: second

Definition: following the first in an ordering or series

Usage: he came in a close second

Similar words: rank

Definition: relative status

Usage: his salary was determined by his rank and seniority


Synonyms: s, sec, second

Definition: 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

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 (verb) second

Synonyms: second

Definition: transfer an employee to a different, temporary assignment

Usage: The officer was seconded for duty overseas

Similar words: reassign, transfer

Definition: transfer somebody to a different position or location of work


Synonyms: indorse, second, endorse, back

Definition: give support or one's approval to

Usage: I'll second that motion; I can't back this plan; endorse a new project

Similar words: back up, support

Definition: give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to

Usage: She supported him during the illness; Her children always backed her up

Synonyms for (adjective) second

Synonyms: 2d, 2nd, second

Definition: coming next after the first in position in space or time or degree or magnitude

Similar words: ordinal

Definition: being or denoting a numerical order in a series

Usage: ordinal numbers; held an ordinal rank of seventh