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

2 senses of fluid

Sense 1
fluid -- (a substance that is fluid at room temperature and pressure)
       => substance -- (the real physical matter of which a person or thing consists; "DNA is the substance of our genes")

Sense 2
fluid -- (continuous amorphous matter that tends to flow and to conform to the outline of its container: a liquid or a gas)
       => matter -- (that which has mass and occupies space; "physicists study both the nature of matter and the forces which govern it")

Antonyms of adj fluid

5 senses of fluid

Sense 1
fluid, unstable -- (subject to change; variable; "a fluid situation fraught with uncertainty"; "everything was unstable following the coup")

INDIRECT (VIA changeable) -> unchangeable -- (not changeable or subject to change; "a fixed and unchangeable part of the germ plasm"-Ashley Montagu; "the unchangeable seasons"; "one of the unchangeable facts of life")

Sense 2
fluid, runny -- (characteristic of a fluid; capable of flowing and easily changing shape)

INDIRECT (VIA solid, liquid) -> gaseous -- (existing as or having characteristics of a gas; "steam is water is the gaseous state")
INDIRECT (VIA liquid, gaseous) -> solid -- (of definite shape and volume; firm; neither liquid nor gaseous; "ice is water in the solid state")

Sense 3
fluent, fluid, liquid, smooth -- (smooth and unconstrained in movement; "a long, smooth stride"; "the fluid motion of a cat"; "the liquid grace of a ballerina")

INDIRECT (VIA graceful) -> awkward -- (lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance; "an awkward dancer"; "an awkward gesture"; "too awkward with a needle to make her own clothes"; "his clumsy fingers produced an awkward knot")

Sense 4
fluid, liquid -- (in cash or easily convertible to cash; "liquid (or fluid) assets")

INDIRECT (VIA disposable) -> nondisposable -- ((of assets) unavailable for use)

Sense 5
fluid, mobile -- (affording change (especially in social status); "Britain is not a truly fluid society"; "upwardly mobile")

INDIRECT (VIA changeable) -> unchangeable -- (not changeable or subject to change; "a fixed and unchangeable part of the germ plasm"-Ashley Montagu; "the unchangeable seasons"; "one of the unchangeable facts of life")

Similarity of adj fluid

5 senses of fluid

Sense 1
fluid, unstable -- (subject to change; variable; "a fluid situation fraught with uncertainty"; "everything was unstable following the coup")
       => changeable (vs. unchangeable), changeful -- (such that alteration is possible; having a marked tendency to change; "changeable behavior"; "changeable moods"; "changeable prices")

Sense 2
fluid, runny -- (characteristic of a fluid; capable of flowing and easily changing shape)
       => liquid (vs. gaseous) (vs. solid) -- (existing as or having characteristics of a liquid; especially tending to flow; "water and milk and blood are liquid substances")

Sense 3
fluent, fluid, liquid, smooth -- (smooth and unconstrained in movement; "a long, smooth stride"; "the fluid motion of a cat"; "the liquid grace of a ballerina")
       => graceful (vs. awkward) -- (characterized by beauty of movement, style, form, or execution)

Sense 4
fluid, liquid -- (in cash or easily convertible to cash; "liquid (or fluid) assets")
       => disposable (vs. nondisposable) -- (free or available for use or disposition; "every disposable piece of equipment was sent to the fire"; "disposable assets")

Sense 5
fluid, mobile -- (affording change (especially in social status); "Britain is not a truly fluid society"; "upwardly mobile")
       => changeable (vs. unchangeable), changeful -- (such that alteration is possible; having a marked tendency to change; "changeable behavior"; "changeable moods"; "changeable prices")

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