Definition of Arch

1. Noun. A curved shape in the vertical plane that spans an opening.

Generic synonyms: Curve, Curved Shape



2. Verb. Form an arch or curve. "Her hips curve nicely"
Exact synonyms: Arc, Curve
Specialized synonyms: Camber
Generic synonyms: Bend, Flex
Derivative terms: Arc, Arc, Curvature, Curvature, Curve

3. Adjective. (used of behavior or attitude) characteristic of those who treat others with condescension.
Exact synonyms: Condescending, Patronising, Patronizing
Similar to: Superior
Derivative terms: Condescendingness

4. Noun. A curved bony structure supporting or enclosing organs (especially the inner sides of the feet).

5. Adjective. Expert in skulduggery. "An arch criminal"
Similar to: Skilled

6. Noun. A passageway under a curved masonry construction. "They built a triumphal arch to memorialize their victory"
Exact synonyms: Archway
Generic synonyms: Entrance, Entranceway, Entree, Entry, Entryway
Group relationships: Wall

7. Adjective. Naughtily or annoyingly playful. "A wicked prank"

8. Noun. (architecture) a masonry construction (usually curved) for spanning an opening and supporting the weight above it.

Definition of Arch

1. n. Any part of a curved line.

2. v. t. To cover with an arch or arches.

3. v. i. To form into an arch; to curve.

4. a. Chief; eminent; greatest; principal.

5. n. A chief.

6. a. A suffix meaning a ruler, as in monarch (a sole ruler).

Definition of Arch

1. Noun. An inverted U shape. ¹

2. Noun. An arch-shaped arrangement of trapezoidal stones, designed to redistribute downward force outward. ¹

3. Noun. (architecture) An architectural element having the shape of an arch ¹

4. Noun. (archaic geometry) An arc; a part of a curve. ¹

5. Verb. To form into an arch shape ¹

6. Adjective. Knowing, clever, mischievous. ¹

7. Adjective. Principal; primary. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Arch

1. to bend like an arch (a curved structure spanning an opening) [v -ED, -ING, -ES]

Medical Definition of Arch

1. Collectively, either the teeth or the basal bone of either jaw. (08 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arch

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arcature
arcatures
arccos
arccosecant
arccosecants
arccoses
arccosh
arccosine
arccosines
arccotangent
arccoth
arcdegree
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arcella
arch (current term)
arch(a)
arch-
arch-criminal
arch-enemy
arch-loop-whorl system
arch-pirate
arch-rival
arch-rivalries
arch-rivalry
arch-rivals
arch.
arch bar
arch dell
arch dells

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