Synonyms of cycle


1. cycle, rhythm, round, time interval, interval

usage: an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs; "the never-ending cycle of the seasons"

2. cycle, series

usage: a series of poems or songs on the same theme; "Schubert's song cycles"

3. cycle, repeat, repetition

usage: a periodically repeated sequence of events; "a cycle of reprisal and retaliation"

4. hertz, Hz, cycle per second, cycles/second, cps, cycle, rate

usage: the unit of frequency; one hertz has a periodic interval of one second

5. cycle, oscillation, periodic event, recurrent event

usage: a single complete execution of a periodically repeated phenomenon; "a year constitutes a cycle of the seasons"

6. bicycle, bike, wheel, cycle, wheeled vehicle

usage: a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals


1. cycle, pass, make pass

usage: cause to go through a recurring sequence; "cycle the laundry in this washing program"

2. cycle, pass, go through, go across

usage: pass through a cycle; "This machine automatically cycles"

3. motorbike, motorcycle, cycle, ride

usage: ride a motorcycle

4. bicycle, cycle, bike, pedal, wheel, ride

usage: ride a bicycle

5. cycle, recur, repeat

usage: recur in repeating sequences

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