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

1 sense of vertebrate

Sense 1
vertebrate, craniate -- (animals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium)
       => chordate -- (any animal of the phylum Chordata having a notochord or spinal column)

Antonyms of adj vertebrate

1 sense of vertebrate

Sense 1
vertebrate (vs. invertebrate) -- (having a backbone or spinal column; "fishes and amphibians and reptiles and birds and mammals are verbetrate animals")

invertebrate (vs. vertebrate), spineless -- (lacking a backbone or spinal column; "worms are an example of invertebrate animals")

Similarity of adj vertebrate

1 sense of vertebrate

Sense 1
vertebrate (vs. invertebrate) -- (having a backbone or spinal column; "fishes and amphibians and reptiles and birds and mammals are verbetrate animals")

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