Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb dot

4 senses of dot

Sense 1
dot, stud, constellate -- (scatter or intersperse like dots or studs; "Hills constellated with lights")
       => cover, continue, extend -- (span an interval of distance, space or time; "The war extended over five years"; "The period covered the turn of the century"; "My land extends over the hills on the horizon"; "This farm covers some 200 acres"; "The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles")

Sense 2
scatter, sprinkle, dot, dust, disperse -- (distribute loosely; "He scattered gun powder under the wagon")
       => discharge -- (pour forth or release; "discharge liquids")

Sense 3
dot -- (make a dot or dots)
       => write -- (mark or trace on a surface; "The artist wrote Chinese characters on a big piece of white paper"; "Russian is written with the Cyrillic alphabet")

Sense 4
dot -- (mark with a dot; "dot your `i's")
       => mark -- (make or leave a mark on; "the scouts marked the trail"; "ash marked the believers' foreheads")

Antonyms of adj dotted

2 senses of dotted

Sense 1
dotted, flecked, specked, speckled, stippled -- (having a pattern of dots)

INDIRECT (VIA patterned) -> plain, unpatterned -- (lacking patterns especially in color)

Sense 2
dashed, dotted -- (having gaps or spaces; "sign on the dotted line")

INDIRECT (VIA broken) -> unbroken -- (marked by continuous or uninterrupted extension in space or time or sequence; "cars in an unbroken procession"; "the unbroken quiet of the afternoon")

Similarity of adj dotted

2 senses of dotted

Sense 1
dotted, flecked, specked, speckled, stippled -- (having a pattern of dots)
       => patterned (vs. plain) -- (having patterns (especially colorful patterns))

Sense 2
dashed, dotted -- (having gaps or spaces; "sign on the dotted line")
       => broken (vs. unbroken) -- (not continuous in space, time, or sequence or varying abruptly; "broken lines of defense"; "a broken cable transmission"; "broken sleep"; "tear off the stub above the broken line"; "a broken note"; "broken sobs")

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