Synonyms for para sites

Grammar : Noun
Spell : par-uh-sahyt
Phonetic Transcription : ˈpær əˌsaɪt

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Définition of para sites

Origin :
  • 1530s, "a hanger-on, a toady, person who lives on others," from Middle French parasite (16c.) or directly from Latin parasitus "toady, sponger," and directly from Greek parasitos "one who lives at another's expense, person who eats at the table of another," from noun use of an adjective meaning "feeding beside," from para- "beside" (see para- (1)) + sitos "food," of unknown origin. Scientific meaning "animal or plant that lives on others" is first recorded 1640s (implied in parasitical).
  • As in microorganism : noun germ
  • As in minion : noun sycophant
  • As in parasite : noun something that exists by taking from or depending on another
  • As in sponge : noun moocher
  • As in sycophant : noun person who caters to another
  • As in gold digger : noun opportunist
  • As in bloodsucker : noun extortionist
  • As in freeloader : noun someone who takes advantage
  • As in mite : noun small insect
  • As in deadbeat : noun freeloader
  • As in drone : noun person who is lazy
  • As in follower : noun person who believes or has great interest
  • As in germ : noun microscopic organism, often causing illness
  • As in growth : noun tumor
  • As in hanger-on : noun person who attends the powerful for status or benefit

Antonyms for para sites

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