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

1 sense of crude

Sense 1
petroleum, crude oil, crude, rock oil, fossil oil, oil -- (a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons)
       => oil -- (a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water)
       => fossil fuel -- (fuel consisting of the remains of organisms preserved in rocks in the earth's crust with high carbon and hydrogen content)

Antonyms of adj crude

6 senses of crude

Sense 1
crude, rough -- (not carefully or expertly made; "managed to make a crude splint"; "a crude cabin of logs with bark still on them"; "rough carpentry")

INDIRECT (VIA unskilled) -> skilled -- (having or showing or requiring special skill; "only the most skilled gymnasts make an Olympic team"; "a skilled surgeon has many years of training and experience"; "a skilled reconstruction of her damaged elbow"; "a skilled trade")

Sense 2
crude, earthy, gross, vulgar -- (conspicuously and tastelessly indecent; "coarse language"; "a crude joke"; "crude behavior"; "an earthy sense of humor"; "a revoltingly gross expletive"; "a vulgar gesture"; "full of language so vulgar it should have been edited")

INDIRECT (VIA indecent) -> decent -- (conforming to conventions of sexual behavior; "speech in this circle, if not always decent, never became lewd"- George Santayana)

Sense 3
unrefined (vs. refined), unprocessed, crude -- (not refined or processed; "unrefined ore"; "crude oil")


Sense 4
crude, primitive, rude -- (belonging to an early stage of technical development; characterized by simplicity and (often) crudeness; "the crude weapons and rude agricultural implements of early man"; "primitive movies of the 1890s"; "primitive living conditions in the Appalachian mountains")

INDIRECT (VIA early) -> late, later -- (at or toward an end or late period or stage of development; "the late phase of feudalism"; "a later symptom of the disease"; "later medical science could have saved the child")

Sense 5
blunt, crude (prenominal), stark (prenominal) -- (devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment; "the blunt truth"; "the crude facts"; "facing the stark reality of the deadline")

INDIRECT (VIA unconditional) -> conditional -- (imposing or depending on or containing a condition; "conditional acceptance of the terms"; "lent conditional support"; "the conditional sale will not be complete until the full purchase price is paid")

Sense 6
crude, raw -- (not processed or subjected to analysis; "raw data"; "the raw cost of production"; "only the crude vital statistics")

INDIRECT (VIA unanalyzed) -> analyzed -- (examined carefully and methodically; broken down for consideration of constituent parts; "the analyzed data indicated surprising trends"; "a carefully analyzed poem can be like a dead butterfly pinned to a board")

Similarity of adj crude

6 senses of crude

Sense 1
crude, rough -- (not carefully or expertly made; "managed to make a crude splint"; "a crude cabin of logs with bark still on them"; "rough carpentry")
       => unskilled (vs. skilled) -- (not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency; "unskilled in the art of rhetoric"; "an enthusiastic but unskillful mountain climber"; "unskilled labor"; "workers in unskilled occupations are finding fewer and fewer job opportunities"; "unskilled workmanship")

Sense 2
crude, earthy, gross, vulgar -- (conspicuously and tastelessly indecent; "coarse language"; "a crude joke"; "crude behavior"; "an earthy sense of humor"; "a revoltingly gross expletive"; "a vulgar gesture"; "full of language so vulgar it should have been edited")
       => indecent (vs. decent) -- (offensive to good taste especially in sexual matters; "an earthy but not indecent story"; "an indecent gesture")

Sense 3
unrefined (vs. refined), unprocessed, crude -- (not refined or processed; "unrefined ore"; "crude oil")

Sense 4
crude, primitive, rude -- (belonging to an early stage of technical development; characterized by simplicity and (often) crudeness; "the crude weapons and rude agricultural implements of early man"; "primitive movies of the 1890s"; "primitive living conditions in the Appalachian mountains")
       => early (vs. late) -- (being or occurring at an early stage of development; "in an early stage"; "early forms of life"; "early man"; "an early computer")

Sense 5
blunt, crude (prenominal), stark (prenominal) -- (devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment; "the blunt truth"; "the crude facts"; "facing the stark reality of the deadline")
       => unconditional (vs. conditional), unconditioned -- (not conditional; "unconditional surrender")

Sense 6
crude, raw -- (not processed or subjected to analysis; "raw data"; "the raw cost of production"; "only the crude vital statistics")
       => unanalyzed (vs. analyzed) -- (not analyzed or broken down for detailed examination; "an unanalyzed compound"; "unanalyzed data")

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