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

1 sense of circular

Sense 1
circular, handbill, bill, broadside, broadsheet, flier, flyer, throwaway -- (an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution; "he mailed the circular to all subscribers")
       => ad, advertisement, advertizement, advertising, advertizing, advert -- (a public promotion of some product or service)

Antonyms of adj circular

2 senses of circular

Sense 1
round (vs. square), circular -- (having a circular shape)


Sense 2
circular, rotary, orbitual -- (describing a circle; moving in a circle; "the circular motion of the wheel")

INDIRECT (VIA cyclic) -> noncyclic, noncyclical -- (not cyclic)

Similarity of adj circular

2 senses of circular

Sense 1
round (vs. square), circular -- (having a circular shape)
       => apple-shaped -- (having the general shape of an apple)
       => ball-shaped, global, globose, globular, orbicular, spheric, spherical -- (having the shape of a sphere or ball; "a spherical object"; "nearly orbicular in shape"; "little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey)
       => barrel-shaped -- (having the general shape of a barrel)
       => bulblike, bulbous, bulb-shaped -- (shaped like a bulb)
       => capitate -- (being abruptly enlarged and globose at the tip)
       => coccoid -- (spherical; like a coccus; "a coccoid microorganism")
       => cumuliform -- (shaped like a cumulus cloud)
       => discoid, discoidal, disklike, disclike, disk-shaped, disc-shaped -- (having a flat circular shape)
       => goblet-shaped -- (resembling the shape of a goblet)
       => moonlike, moon-round -- (resembling the moon in shape)
       => nutlike -- (resembling a nut in shape and size)
       => pancake-like -- (resembling a pancake in shape)
       => pear-shaped -- (having a round shape tapered at one end)
       => pinwheel-shaped -- (having the round shape of a pinwheel)
       => ringlike -- (having the shape of a ring)
       => roundish -- (somewhat round in appearance or form)
       => wheel-like -- (round like a wheel)
          Also See-> rounded#1

Sense 2
circular, rotary, orbitual -- (describing a circle; moving in a circle; "the circular motion of the wheel")
       => cyclic (vs. noncyclic), cyclical -- (recurring in cycles)

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