Synonyms of second in English

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second1


See definition of second

adjective

1‘the second day of the trial’

SYNONYMS
next, following, after the first, subsequent, ensuing, succeeding, coming
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first, preceding

2‘would you like a second helping?’

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additional, extra, fresh, another, further, repeat, supplementary, supplemental
ANTONYMS

first

3‘he keeps a second pair of glasses in his office’

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spare, extra, additional, alternative, another, backup, relief, fallback, substitute, auxiliary, ancillary
redundant, surplus, superfluous
North American alternate
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primary, principal

4‘Malcolm is dropping down to captain the second team’

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secondary, lower, subordinate, subsidiary, lesser, minor, subservient, supporting, lower-grade, inferior
ANTONYMS

first, top

5‘there was a fear that the conflict would turn into a second Vietnam’

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another, duplicate, reproduction, twin, double, new, replicate, matching
repeat of, copy of, carbon copy of
ANTONYMS

original


noun

1seconds‘he enjoyed the pie so much he asked for seconds’

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a second helping, a further helping, more

2seconds‘sometimes factory shops sell seconds’

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imperfect goods, faulty goods, defective goods, flawed goods, inferior goods, rejects, export rejects, discards

verb

1‘George Beale seconded the motion’

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formally support, give one's support to, announce one's support for, vote for, back, back up, approve, give one's approval to, endorse, promote, commend

Synonyms of second in English

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second2


See definition of second

noun

1‘I'll only be gone for a second’

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moment, bit, little while, short time, instant, split second
informal sec, nanosecond, jiffy, jiff
British informal mo, tick, two ticks

Synonyms of second in English

: second1second2second3

second3


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verb

1‘personnel are sometimes seconded to charities’

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assign temporarily, lend
transfer, move, shift, relocate, assign, reassign, send, attach, allocate, detail, appoint

Phrases

    have second thoughts

    ‘I had second thoughts about the original review myself’


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    second thoughts

    ‘not all of them come to the decision easily, and their nervousness and second thoughts are a natural result’


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    second to none

    ‘the hotel offers a level of service that is second to none’


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    rare


    in a second

    ‘you'll see in a second’


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    North American


    informal


    British informal


    North American informal