Synonyms for space

Grammar : Noun
Spell : speys
Phonetic Transcription : speɪs

Top 10 synonyms for space Other synonyms for the word space

Définition of space

Origin :
  • c.1300, "an area, extent, expanse, lapse of time," a shortening of Old French espace, from Latin spatium "room, area, distance, stretch of time," of unknown origin. Astronomical sense of "stellar depths" is first recorded 1667 in "Paradise Lost."
  • Space isn't remote at all. It's only an hour's drive away if your car could go straight upwards. [Sir Fred Hoyle, "London Observer," 1979]
  • Typographical sense is attested from 1670s (typewriter space bar is from 1888). Space age is attested from 1946; spacewalk is from 1965. Many compounds first appeared in science fiction and speculative writing, e.g. spaceship (1894, "Journey in Other Worlds"); spacesuit (1920); spacecraft (1930, "Scientific American"); space travel (1931); space station (1936, "Rockets Through Space"); spaceman (1942, "Thrilling Wonder Stories;" earlier it meant "journalist paid by the length of his copy," 1892). Space race attested from 1959. Space shuttle attested by 1970.
  • noun room, scope
  • noun time interval
Example sentences :
  • Space or place has been said by Kant to be the form of the outward, time of the inward sense.
  • Extract from : « Theaetetus » by Plato
  • Before the revelations of the soul, Time, Space and Nature shrink away.
  • Extract from : « Essays, First Series » by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Space is said by Plato to be the 'containing vessel or nurse of generation.'
  • Extract from : « Timaeus » by Plato
  • Space will permit only the keynote of these courageous speeches.
  • Extract from : « The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV » by Various
  • I wish that the author of "Into Space" would write a sequel to his story.
  • Extract from : « Astounding Stories of Super-Science, June, 1930 » by Various
  • Space does not permit us to describe this movement of colonization.
  • Extract from : « The Frontier in American History » by Frederick Jackson Turner
  • He almost had them believing in the Space Wave Tapper before he was through.
  • Extract from : « Toy Shop » by Henry Maxwell Dempsey
  • Space will not permit us to go through this list star for star.
  • Extract from : « Lectures on Stellar Statistics » by Carl Vilhelm Ludvig Charlier
  • A suspense story of Tomorrow and a crisis in the advance into Space.
  • Extract from : « Space Prison » by Tom Godwin
  • "We were going to talk about the Space Guard," Lyla said in an emotionless tone.
  • Extract from : « --And Devious the Line of Duty » by Tom Godwin

Antonyms for space

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