Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun beta

2 senses of beta

Sense 1
beta -- (the 2nd letter of the Greek alphabet)
       => letter, letter of the alphabet, alphabetic character -- (the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech; "his grandmother taught him his letters")

Sense 2
Beta, genus Beta -- (beets)
       => caryophylloid dicot genus -- (genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers)
       => Chenopodiaceae, family Chenopodiaceae, goosefoot family -- (includes spinach and beets)

Antonyms of adj beta

2 senses of beta

Sense 1
beta -- (second in order of importance; "the candidate, considered a beta male, was perceived to be unable to lead his party to victory")

INDIRECT (VIA important) -> unimportant -- (not important; "a relatively unimportant feature of the system"; "the question seems unimportant")

Sense 2
beta -- (preliminary or testing stage of a software or hardware product; "a beta version"; "beta software")

INDIRECT (VIA exploratory) -> nonexploratory, nonexplorative, unexploratory, unexplorative -- (not exploratory)

Similarity of adj beta

2 senses of beta

Sense 1
beta -- (second in order of importance; "the candidate, considered a beta male, was perceived to be unable to lead his party to victory")
       => important (vs. unimportant), of import -- (of great significance or value; "important people"; "the important questions of the day")

Sense 2
beta -- (preliminary or testing stage of a software or hardware product; "a beta version"; "beta software")
       => exploratory (vs. nonexploratory), explorative -- (serving in or intended for exploration or discovery; "an exploratory operation"; "exploratory reconnaissance"; "digging an exploratory well in the Gulf of Mexico"; "exploratory talks between diplomats")

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