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

8 senses of star

Sense 1
star -- ((astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior)
       => celestial body, heavenly body -- (natural objects visible in the sky)

Sense 2
ace, adept, champion, sensation, maven, mavin, virtuoso, genius, hotshot, star, superstar, whiz, whizz, wizard, wiz -- (someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field)
       => expert -- (a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully)

Sense 3
star -- (any celestial body visible (as a point of light) from the Earth at night)
       => celestial body, heavenly body -- (natural objects visible in the sky)

Sense 4
star, principal, lead -- (an actor who plays a principal role)
       => actor, histrion, player, thespian, role player -- (a theatrical performer)

Sense 5
star -- (a plane figure with 5 or more points; often used as an emblem)
       => plane figure, two-dimensional figure -- (a two-dimensional shape)

Sense 6
headliner, star -- (a performer who receives prominent billing)
       => performer, performing artist -- (an entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience)

Sense 7
asterisk, star -- (a star-shaped character * used in printing)
       => character, grapheme, graphic symbol -- (a written symbol that is used to represent speech; "the Greek alphabet has 24 characters")

Sense 8
star topology, star -- (the topology of a network whose components are connected to a hub)
       => topology, network topology -- (the configuration of a communication network)

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

3 senses of star

Sense 1
star -- (feature as the star; "The movie stars Dustin Hoffman as an autistic man")
       => have, feature -- (have as a feature; "This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France")

Sense 2
star -- (be the star in a performance)
       => perform, execute, do -- (carry out or perform an action; "John did the painting, the weeding, and he cleaned out the gutters"; "the skater executed a triple pirouette"; "she did a little dance")

Sense 3
star, asterisk -- (mark with an asterisk; "Linguists star unacceptable sentences")
       => mark -- (make or leave a mark on; "the scouts marked the trail"; "ash marked the believers' foreheads")

Antonyms of adj star

1 sense of star

Sense 1
leading (predicate), prima (predicate), star (predicate), starring (predicate), stellar (prenominal) -- (indicating the most important performer or role; "the leading man"; "prima ballerina"; "prima donna"; "a star figure skater"; "the starring role"; "a stellar role"; "a stellar performance")

INDIRECT (VIA major) -> minor -- (of lesser importance or stature or rank; "a minor poet"; "had a minor part in the play"; "a minor official"; "many of these hardy adventurers were minor noblemen"; "minor back roads")

Similarity of adj star

1 sense of star

Sense 1
leading (predicate), prima (predicate), star (predicate), starring (predicate), stellar (prenominal) -- (indicating the most important performer or role; "the leading man"; "prima ballerina"; "prima donna"; "a star figure skater"; "the starring role"; "a stellar role"; "a stellar performance")
       => major (vs. minor) -- (of greater importance or stature or rank; "a major artist"; "a major role"; "major highways")

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