(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. entrée, access. See entrance. —adj. fashionable, in favor; involved. See fashion, accompaniment. —adv. inward(s); accepted, elected. See ingress, choice. Ant., out.
(Roget's IV) prep. & modif.
1. [Within]
Syn. inside, surrounded by, in the midst of, within the boundaries of, in the area of, within the time of, concerning the subject of, as a part of, inside of, enclosed in, protected by; see also within .
2. [Into]
Syn. to the center of, into the midst of, in the direction of, within the extent of, under, near, against; see also into , toward .
3. [While engaged in]
Syn. in the act of, during the process of, while occupied with; see during , meanwhile , while 1 .
4. [*In favor]
Syn. stylish, popular, in vogue; see fashionable , favorite .
have it in for*,
Syn. hold a grudge against, wish to harm, be out to destroy, detest; see hate 1 .
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Informal Being or in accordance with the current fashion: à la mode, chic, dashing, fashionable, mod, modish, posh, smart, stylish, swank, swanky, trig. Informal: classy, sharp, snappy, swish, tony, trendy. Slang: with-it. Idioms: all the rage, up to the minute. See STYLE, USUAL.

English dictionary for students. 2013.

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.