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

5 senses of sable

Sense 1
sable, sable brush, sable's hair pencil -- (an artist's brush made of sable hairs)
       => brush -- (an implement that has hairs or bristles firmly set into a handle)

Sense 2
sable -- (the expensive dark brown fur of the marten)
       => fur, pelt -- (the dressed hairy coat of a mammal)

Sense 3
coal black, ebony, jet black, pitch black, sable, soot black -- (a very dark black)
       => black, blackness, inkiness -- (the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white))

Sense 4
sable -- (a scarf (or trimming) made of sable)
       => scarf -- (a garment worn around the head or neck or shoulders for warmth or decoration)

Sense 5
sable, Martes zibellina -- (marten of northern Asian forests having luxuriant dark brown fur)
       => marten, marten cat -- (agile slender-bodied arboreal mustelids somewhat larger than weasels)

Antonyms of adj sable

1 sense of sable

Sense 1
sable -- (of a dark somewhat brownish black)

INDIRECT (VIA achromatic) -> chromatic -- (being or having or characterized by hue)

Similarity of adj sable

1 sense of sable

Sense 1
sable -- (of a dark somewhat brownish black)
       => achromatic (vs. chromatic), neutral -- (having no hue; "neutral colors like black or white")

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