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

2 senses of continent

Sense 1
continent -- (one of the large landmasses of the earth; "there are seven continents"; "pioneers had to cross the continent on foot")
       => landmass, land mass -- (a large continuous extent of land)

Sense 2
Continent -- (the European mainland; "Englishmen like to visit the Continent but they wouldn't like to live there")
       INSTANCE OF=> mainland -- (the main land mass of a country or continent; as distinguished from an island or peninsula)

Antonyms of adj continent

2 senses of continent

Sense 1
continent (vs. incontinent) -- (having control over urination and defecation)

incontinent (vs. continent) -- (not having control over urination and defecation)
        => leaky -- (used informally; unable to retain urine)

Sense 2
celibate, continent -- (abstaining from sexual intercourse; "celibate priests")

INDIRECT (VIA chaste) -> unchaste -- (not chaste; "unchaste conduct")

Similarity of adj continent

2 senses of continent

Sense 1
continent (vs. incontinent) -- (having control over urination and defecation)

Sense 2
celibate, continent -- (abstaining from sexual intercourse; "celibate priests")
       => chaste (vs. unchaste) -- (morally pure (especially not having experienced sexual intercourse); "a holy woman innocent and chaste")

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