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

2 senses of lame

Sense 1
square, lame -- (someone who doesn't understand what is going on)
       => simpleton, simple -- (a person lacking intelligence or common sense)

Sense 2
lame -- (a fabric interwoven with threads of metal; "she wore a gold lame dress")
       => fabric, cloth, material, textile -- (artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress")

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

1 sense of lame

Sense 1
cripple, lame -- (deprive of the use of a limb, especially a leg; "The accident has crippled her for life")
       => maim -- (injure or wound seriously and leave permanent disfiguration or mutilation; "people were maimed by the explosion")

Antonyms of adj lame

2 senses of lame

Sense 1
feeble, lame -- (pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness; "a feeble excuse"; "a lame argument")

INDIRECT (VIA weak) -> strong -- (having strength or power greater than average or expected; "a strong radio signal"; "strong medicine"; "a strong man")

Sense 2
crippled, halt, halting, lame, gimpy, game -- (disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg")

INDIRECT (VIA unfit) -> fit -- (physically and mentally sound or healthy; "felt relaxed and fit after their holiday"; "keeps fit with diet and exercise")

Similarity of adj lame

2 senses of lame

Sense 1
feeble, lame -- (pathetically lacking in force or effectiveness; "a feeble excuse"; "a lame argument")
       => weak (vs. strong) -- (wanting in physical strength; "a weak pillar")

Sense 2
crippled, halt, halting, lame, gimpy, game -- (disabled in the feet or legs; "a crippled soldier"; "a game leg")
       => unfit (vs. fit) -- (not in good physical or mental condition; out of condition; "fat and very unfit"; "certified as unfit for army service"; "drunk and unfit for service")

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