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

3 senses of speck

Sense 1
speck, pinpoint -- (a very small spot; "the plane was just a speck in the sky")
       => spot, speckle, dapple, patch, fleck, maculation -- (a small contrasting part of something; "a bald spot"; "a leopard's spots"; "a patch of clouds"; "patches of thin ice"; "a fleck of red")

Sense 2
atom, molecule, particle, corpuscle, mote, speck -- ((nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything)
       => material, stuff -- (the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread")

Sense 3
touch, hint, tinge, mite, pinch, jot, speck, soupcon -- (a slight but appreciable amount; "this dish could use a touch of garlic")
       => small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amount -- (an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude)

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

1 sense of speck

Sense 1
speck -- (produce specks in or on; "speck the cloth")
       => mark -- (make or leave a mark on; "the scouts marked the trail"; "ash marked the believers' foreheads")

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