Synonyms of flat


1. flat, plain, field, champaign

usage: a level tract of land; "the salt flats of Utah"

2. flat, box

usage: a shallow box in which seedlings are started

3. flat, musical notation

usage: a musical notation indicating one half step lower than the note named

4. flatcar, flatbed, flat, freight car

usage: freight car without permanent sides or roof

5. flat, flat tire, pneumatic tire, pneumatic tyre

usage: a deflated pneumatic tire

6. flat, scenery, scene

usage: scenery consisting of a wooden frame covered with painted canvas; part of a stage setting

7. apartment, flat, housing, lodging, living accommodations

usage: a suite of rooms usually on one floor of an apartment house


1. flat, level, plane, even (vs. uneven)

usage: having a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another; "a flat desk"; "acres of level farmland"; "a plane surface"; "skirts sewn with fine flat seams"

2. flat, planar (vs. cubic) (vs. linear), two-dimensional

usage: having a relatively broad surface in relation to depth or thickness; "flat computer monitors"

3. categoric, categorical, flat, unconditional, unqualified (vs. qualified)

usage: not modified or restricted by reservations; "a categorical denial"; "a flat refusal"

4. flat, prostrate, unerect (vs. erect)

usage: stretched out and lying at full length along the ground; "found himself lying flat on the floor"

5. flat (vs. contrasty)

usage: lacking contrast or shading between tones

6. flat (vs. natural) (vs. sharp)

usage: (of a musical note) lowered in pitch by one chromatic semitone; "B flat"

7. compressed, flat, thin (vs. thick)

usage: flattened laterally along the whole length (e.g., certain leafstalks or flatfishes)

8. bland, flat, flavorless, flavourless, insipid, savorless, savourless, vapid, tasteless (vs. tasty)

usage: lacking taste or flavor or tang; "a bland diet"; "insipid hospital food"; "flavorless supermarket tomatoes"; "vapid beer"; "vapid tea"

9. bland, flat, unstimulating (vs. stimulating), unexciting

usage: lacking stimulating characteristics; uninteresting; "a bland little drama"; "a flat joke"

10. flat, noneffervescent (vs. effervescent)

usage: having lost effervescence; "flat beer"; "a flat cola"

11. flat, monotone, monotonic, monotonous, unmodulated (vs. modulated)

usage: sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch; "the owl's faint monotonous hooting"

12. flat, horizontal (vs. vertical) (vs. inclined)

usage: horizontally level; "a flat roof"

13. two-dimensional, 2-dimensional, flat, multidimensional (vs. unidimensional)

usage: lacking the expected range or depth; not designed to give an illusion or depth; "a film with two-dimensional characters"; "a flat two-dimensional painting"

14. flat, mat, matt, matte, matted, dull (vs. bright)

usage: not reflecting light; not glossy; "flat wall paint"; "a photograph with a matte finish"

15. flat, inactive (vs. active)

usage: commercially inactive; "flat sales for the month"; "prices remained flat"; "a flat market"


1. flat

usage: with flat sails; "sail flat against the wind"

2. directly, flat, straight

usage: in a forthright manner; candidly or frankly; "he didn't answer directly"; "told me straight out"; "came out flat for less work and more pay"

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