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

1 sense of limp

Sense 1
hitch, hobble, limp -- (the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg)
       => gait -- (a person's manner of walking)

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

2 senses of limp

Sense 1
limp, gimp, hobble, hitch -- (walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury; "The old woman hobbles down to the store every day")
       => walk -- (use one's feet to advance; advance by steps; "Walk, don't run!"; "We walked instead of driving"; "She walks with a slight limp"; "The patient cannot walk yet"; "Walk over to the cabinet")

Sense 2
limp -- (proceed slowly or with difficulty; "the boat limped into the harbor")
       => proceed, go forward, continue -- (move ahead; travel onward in time or space; "We proceeded towards Washington"; "She continued in the direction of the hills"; "We are moving ahead in time now")

Antonyms of adj limp

2 senses of limp

Sense 1
limp, wilted -- (not firm; "wilted lettuce")

INDIRECT (VIA stale) -> fresh -- (recently made, produced, or harvested; "fresh bread"; "a fresh scent"; "fresh lettuce")

Sense 2
limp -- (lacking in strength or firmness or resilience; "gave a limp handshake"; "a limp gesture as if waving away all desire to know" G.K.Chesterton; "a slack grip")

INDIRECT (VIA lax) -> tense -- (taut or rigid; stretched tight; "tense piano strings")

Similarity of adj limp

2 senses of limp

Sense 1
limp, wilted -- (not firm; "wilted lettuce")
       => stale (vs. fresh) -- (lacking freshness, palatability, or showing deterioration from age; "stale bread"; "the beer was stale")

Sense 2
limp -- (lacking in strength or firmness or resilience; "gave a limp handshake"; "a limp gesture as if waving away all desire to know" G.K.Chesterton; "a slack grip")
       => lax (vs. tense) -- (lacking in strength or firmness or resilience; "a lax rope"; "a limp handshake")

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