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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun adhesion:

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Synonyms of the noun adhesion

The noun adhesion has more than one meaning. Please check the definition for more details about its synonyms.

Equivalent words for the noun adhesion, that have fewer characters:

  1. bond (4 letter word, the shortest synonym for adhesion)

Equivalent words for the noun adhesion, that have more characters:

  1. adherence (9 letter word for adhesion)
    • plural: adherences
    • related terms: nonadherence, nonadherent, preadherence, preadherent, adherer, adherant, adherent
  2. adhesiveness (12 letter word, the longest synonym for adhesion)
    • plural: adhesivenesses
    • related terms: nonadhesiveness, nonadhesive, semiadhesiveness, semiadhesive, adhesive
  3. attachment (10 letter word for adhesion)
    • plural: attachments
    • related terms: nonattachment, self-attachment, superattachment, overattachment, Postattachment, preattachment, reattachment, reattachable, attachable, attacher

Hypernyms of the noun adhesion

More generic words for the noun adhesion, that have fewer characters:

  1. aid (3 letter word, the shortest hypernym for adhesion)
    • plural: aids
    • related terms: apaid, nonaid, self-aid, subaid, coaid, underaid, AIDEN, aidful, aidless, aidable, aidance, aider, aidant, aidman
  2. assist (6 letter word)
    • plural: assists
    • related terms: coassist, coassistance, coassistant, co-assist, reassist, reassistance, assistful, assistless, assistance, assister, assistor, assistant, assistive
  3. device (6 letter word)
  4. help (4 letter word)
    • plural: helps
    • related terms: self-help, self-helpful, self-helpless, behelp, overhelp, overhelpful, underhelp, helpful, helpless, helpsome, helpable, helply
  5. part (4 letter word)
    • plural: parts
    • related terms: Micropart, unipart, unipartite, tripart, tripartite, tripartible, tripartition, antipart, Antiparty, Multipart, subpart, subparty, subpartition, bepart, compart, compartment, compartition, impart, impartial, impartite, impartment, impartable, impartible, impartance, imparter, impartation, impartive, copart, coparty, counterpart, Counterparty, dispart, dispartment, forepart, mispart, outpart, overpart, overpartial, overparty, repart, repartee, repartable, repartition, subparty, subpartition, underpart, partage, parten, Parthood, partial, partite, partless, partlet, parture, party, Partocracy, partable, partible, parter, partition, partitive, partly
  6. proof (5 letter word)
    • plural: proofs
    • related terms: Nonproof, quasi-proof, semiproof, subproof, improof, counterproof, counter-proof, disproof, overproof, reproof, reproofless, re-proof, underproof, proofful, proofless, prooflike, proofness, proofy, proofer
  7. support (7 letter word)
    • plural: supports
    • related terms: nonsupport, nonsupportable, nonsupporter, Nonsupportive, prosupport, self-support, self-supportless, presupport, resupport, undersupport, supportful, supportless, supportable, supportance, supporter, supportation, supportive
  8. voice (5 letter word)
    • plural: voices
    • related terms: demivoice, nonvoice, invoice, Invoicer, disvoice, outvoice, revoice, undervoice, voicer

More generic words for the noun adhesion, that have the same number of characters:

  1. activity (8 letter word)
    • plural: activities
    • related terms: bioactivity, Bioactivate, Bioactivation, hyperactivity, hyperaction, hyperactive, hypoactivity, hypoactive, nonactivity, Nonactic, Nonactor, nonaction, nonactive, Proactivity, Psychoactivity, self-activity, self-actor, self-action, self-active, superactivity, superactive, inactivity, inaction, inactive, coactivity, Coactivation, counteractivity, counteracter, counteractor, counteractant, counteraction, counteractive, interactivity, Interactor, interactant, interaction, interactive, overactivity, Overactor, overaction, overactive, photoactivity, photoactive, preactivity, Preactivation, reactivity, Reactivable, reactivate, reactivation, retroactivity, retroaction, retroactive, underactivity, underactor, underaction, underactive, activism, activist, activable, activate, activize, activation
  2. resource (8 letter word)

More generic words for the noun adhesion, that have more characters:

  1. assistance (10 letter word)
    • plural: assistances
    • related terms: nonassistance, nonassister, nonassistant, nonassistive, coassistance, coassistant, reassistance, assistful, assistless, assister, assistor, assistant, assistive
  2. influence (9 letter word)
    • plural: influences
    • related terms: noninfluence, superinfluence, counterinfluence, counter-influence, interinfluence, malinfluence, overinfluence, preinfluence, reinfluence, Influencee, influencable, influencer, influencive
  3. operation (9 letter word)
  4. pathology (9 letter word)
    • plural: pathologies
    • related terms: micropathology, micropathologist, Biopathology, electropathology, Nonpathology, paleopathology, paleopathologic, paleopathologist, psychopathology, psychopathologic, psychopathologist, micropathologist, pathologic, pathologist, Pathologize, Pathologization
  5. stickiness (10 letter word)
    • plural: stickinesses
    • related terms: stickier, stickily
  6. substantiation (14 letter word, the longest hypernym for adhesion)
    • plural: substantiations
    • related terms: nonsubstantiation, nonsubstantial, consubstantiation, consubstantial, consubstantiate, insubstantiation, insubstantial, insubstantiate, transubstantiation, transubstantial, transubstantiate, transubstantiative, resubstantiation, resubstantiate, substantial, substantiable, substantiate, substantious, substantiative
  7. unhealthiness (13 letter word)
    • plural: unhealthinesses
    • related terms: unhealthier, unhealthily
  8. validation (10 letter word)
    • plural: validations
    • related terms: nonvalidation, nonvalidness, nonvalidity, nonvalidly, Convalidation, invalidation, invalidcy, invalidhood, invalidish, invalidism, invalidness, invalidship, invalidate, invalidity, invalidly, Prevalidation, revalidation, revalidate, Validify, validness, validate, validous, validity, validly
  9. viscosity (9 letter word)
  10. viscousness (11 letter word)
    • plural: viscousnesses
    • related terms: nonviscousness, nonviscous, Viscousless, viscously

More generic phrases for the noun adhesion:

  1. connective tissue (17 character phrase)
  2. health problem (14 character phrase)
  3. ill health (10 character phrase)
  4. medical science (15 character phrase)
  5. military operation (18 character phrase)
  6. scar tissue (11 character phrase)
  7. supporting structure (20 characters phrase, the longest phrasal hypernym for adhesion)

Hyponyms of the noun adhesion

More specific words for the noun adhesion, that have the same number of characters:

  1. cabalism (8 letter word)
    • plural: cabalisms
    • related terms: cabalic, cabalist, caballing
  2. royalism (8 letter word)
    • plural: royalisms
    • related terms: antiroyalism, antiroyal, ultraroyalism, royalist, royalise, royalize, royalisation, royalization, royalty, royally
  3. synechia (8 letter word)
    • plural: synechiae

More specific words for the noun adhesion, that have more characters:

  1. academicism (11 letter word)
  2. academism (9 letter word)
    • plural: academisms
    • related terms: Academese, academial, academian, academic, academics, academist, academite, academy, academise, academize, academization
  3. ecclesiasticism (15 letter word, the longest hyponym for adhesion)
    • plural: ecclesiasticisms
    • related terms: antiecclesiasticism, antiecclesiastical, ecclesiastical, ecclesiasticize
  4. kabbalism (9 letter word)
  5. scholasticism (13 letter word)
    • plural: scholasticisms
    • related terms: antischolasticism, neo-Scholasticism, proscholasticism, scholastical, scholasticate, scholasticly
  6. symphysis (9 letter word)
    • plural: symphyses
    • related term: symphysial
  7. traditionalism (14 letter word)
    • plural: traditionalisms
    • related terms: Antitraditionalism, neotraditionalism, traditor, traditious, tradition, traditive

More specific phrases for the noun adhesion:

  1. anterior synechia (17 character phrase)
  2. posterior synechia (18 characters phrase, the longest phrasal hyponym for adhesion)

Related words for the term adhesion:

  1. nonadhesion (11 letter word)
    • related term: nonadhesive
  2. self-adhesion (13 letter word)
    • related term: self-adhesive
  3. inadhesion (10 letter word)
    • related term: inadhesive
  4. readhesion (10 letter word)
  5. adhesive (8 letter word)
    • related terms: Bioadhesive, nonadhesive, self-adhesive, semiadhesive, unadhesive, inadhesive

Related phrases for the term adhesion:

  1. Adhesion and cohesion (21 character phrase)
  2. Adhesive bonds (14 character phrase)
  3. Adhesive force (14 character phrase)
  4. Adhesive surface forces (23 character phrase)
  5. Adhesive surface forces (why tape is sticky) (44 character phrase)

Phrases with Adhesion

  1. adhesion contract
  2. Cell-Adhesion Molecule
  3. contract of adhesion

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