Antonyms of adj rare

6 senses of rare

Sense 1
rare -- (not widely known; especially valued for its uncommonness; "a rare word"; "rare books")

INDIRECT (VIA uncommon) -> common -- (having no special distinction or quality; widely known or commonly encountered; average or ordinary or usual; "the common man"; "a common sailor"; "the common cold"; "a common nuisance"; "followed common procedure"; "it is common knowledge that she lives alone"; "the common housefly"; "a common brand of soap")

Sense 2
rare -- (recurring only at long intervals; "a rare appearance"; "total eclipses are rare events")

INDIRECT (VIA infrequent) -> frequent -- (coming at short intervals or habitually; "a frequent guest"; "frequent complaints")

Sense 3
rare -- (not widely distributed; "rare herbs"; "rare patches of green in the desert")

INDIRECT (VIA scarce) -> abundant -- (present in great quantity; "an abundant supply of water")

Sense 4
rare, rarefied, rarified -- (having low density; "rare gasses"; "lightheaded from the rarefied mountain air")

INDIRECT (VIA thin) -> thick -- (relatively dense in consistency; "thick cream"; "thick soup"; "thick smoke"; "thick fog")

Sense 5
rare, uncommon -- (marked by an uncommon quality; especially superlative or extreme of its kind; "what is so rare as a day in June"-J.R.Lowell; "a rare skill"; "an uncommon sense of humor"; "she was kind to an uncommon degree")

INDIRECT (VIA extraordinary) -> ordinary -- (not exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree; "ordinary everyday objects"; "ordinary decency"; "an ordinary day"; "an ordinary wine")

Sense 6
rare -- ((of meat) cooked a short time; still red inside; "rare roast beef")

INDIRECT (VIA raw) -> cooked -- (having been prepared for eating by the application of heat)

Similarity of adj rare

6 senses of rare

Sense 1
rare -- (not widely known; especially valued for its uncommonness; "a rare word"; "rare books")
       => uncommon (vs. common) -- (not common or ordinarily encountered; unusually great in amount or remarkable in character or kind; "uncommon birds"; "frost and floods are uncommon during these months"; "doing an uncommon amount of business"; "an uncommon liking for money"; "he owed his greatest debt to his mother's uncommon character and ability")

Sense 2
rare -- (recurring only at long intervals; "a rare appearance"; "total eclipses are rare events")
       => infrequent (vs. frequent) -- (not frequent; not occurring regularly or at short intervals; "infrequent outbursts of temper")

Sense 3
rare -- (not widely distributed; "rare herbs"; "rare patches of green in the desert")
       => scarce (vs. abundant) -- (deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand; "fresh vegetables were scarce during the drought")

Sense 4
rare, rarefied, rarified -- (having low density; "rare gasses"; "lightheaded from the rarefied mountain air")
       => thin (vs. thick) -- (relatively thin in consistency or low in density; not viscous; "air is thin at high altitudes"; "a thin soup"; "skimmed milk is much thinner than whole milk"; "thin oil")

Sense 5
rare, uncommon -- (marked by an uncommon quality; especially superlative or extreme of its kind; "what is so rare as a day in June"-J.R.Lowell; "a rare skill"; "an uncommon sense of humor"; "she was kind to an uncommon degree")
       => extraordinary (vs. ordinary) -- (beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable; "extraordinary authority"; "an extraordinary achievement"; "her extraordinary beauty"; "enjoyed extraordinary popularity"; "an extraordinary capacity for work"; "an extraordinary session of the legislature")

Sense 6
rare -- ((of meat) cooked a short time; still red inside; "rare roast beef")
       => raw (vs. cooked) -- (not treated with heat to prepare it for eating)

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