Synonyms of card in English:


See US English definition of card

See UK English definition of card

See Spanish definition of tarjeta


1‘paste it on a piece of stiff card’

cardboard, pasteboard, board, stiff paper

2‘I'll send her some flowers and a card’

greetings card, postcard, Christmas card, birthday card, good luck card, get well card, sympathy card

3‘she dug into her bag and produced her card’

identification, ID, credentials, papers
ID card, identification card, visiting card, business card, calling card

4‘she paid for the goods with her card’

credit card, debit card, cash card, swipe card
informal plastic

5‘the cards were dealt for the last hand’

playing card
plain card, picture card, tarot card
British court card
North American face card
pack of cards


    on the cards

    ‘a decisive victory was on the cards’

    likely, possible, probable, expected, liable to happen, in the wind, in the air, in the offing, on the horizon, in view, in prospect, in store, to come

    unlikely, out of the question

    give someone their cards

    ‘the firm has just given 74,000 workers their cards’

    dismiss, give someone their notice, throw out, get rid of, lay off, let someone go, discharge, cashier
    British make redundant
    informal sack, give someone the sack, fire, kick out, boot out, give someone the boot, give someone their marching orders, give someone the bullet, give someone the heave-ho, give someone the old heave-ho, give someone the push, show someone the door, send packing
    British informal give someone the elbow, turf out
    dated out

    employ, take on