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Second — synonyms, second antonyms, definition

1. second (a) 2] [Brit

21 synonym
another double dual duplicate duplicated every other inferior lesser lower next paired petty secondary small subordinate subsequent subsidiary twice as much twin two • • •

2. second (Noun) 2] [Brit

32 synonyms
arcsec arcsecond bit breathing cast-off crack discard double duplicated endorsement flash indorsement instant irregular jiffy limb minute mo moment paired • • •
10 definitions

second (Noun) — 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites.

second (Noun) — An indefinitely short time. ex. "wait just a second"

second (Noun) — The fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the second of the bases in the infield.

second (Noun) — A particular point in time. ex. "the second he arrived the party began"

second (Noun) — Following the first in an ordering or series. ex. "he came in a close second"

second (Noun) — A 60th part of a minute of arc. ex. "the treasure is 2 minutes and 45 seconds south of here"

second (Noun) — The official attendant of a contestant in a duel or boxing match.

second (Noun) — A speech seconding a motion. ex. "do I hear a second?"

second (Noun) — The gear that has the second lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle. ex. "he had to shift down into second to make the hill"

second (Noun) — Merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name.

17 types of
Ware agreement angular unit attendant attender gear gear mechanism merchandise point point in time position product rank tender time time unit unit of time
21 type
New York minute blink of an eye climax culmination eleventh hour flash heartbeat instant jiff jiffy last minute latter leap second moment of truth pinpoint psychological moment split second time trice twinkling • • •
3 parts
MS millisecond msec
7 parts of
arcminute automotive vehicle baseball team min minute minute of arc motor vehicle

3. second (Verb) 2] [Brit

7 synonyms
abide attend await back endorse indorse wait for
2 definitions

second (Verb) — Give support or one's approval to. ex. "I'll second that motion"

second (Verb) — Transfer an employee to a different, temporary assignment. ex. "The officer was seconded for duty overseas"

4 types of
back up reassign support transfer

4. second (a/n) 2] [Brit

2 synonyms
cast-off discard

5. second (Adjective) 2] [Brit

2 synonyms
2d 2nd
1 antonym
2 definitions

second (Adjective) — Coming next after the first in position in space, time, degree or magnitude.

second (Adjective) — (music) a part or voice or instrument or orchestra section lower in pitch than or subordinate to the first. ex. "second flute" ex. "the second violins"

6. second (Adverb) 2] [Brit

1 synonym
1 definition

second (Adverb) — In the second place. ex. "second, we must consider the economy"