Synonyms of loop


1. cringle, eyelet, loop, grommet, grummet, fastener, fastening, holdfast, fixing

usage: fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines

2. loop, simple closed curve, Jordan curve

usage: anything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself)

3. iteration, loop, process, physical process

usage: (computer science) a single execution of a set of instructions that are to be repeated; "the solution took hundreds of iterations"

4. loop, clique, coterie, ingroup, inner circle, pack, camp

usage: an inner circle of advisors (especially under President Reagan); "he's no longer in the loop"

5. loop, fingerprint

usage: the basic pattern of the human fingerprint

6. loop, program, programme, computer program, computer programme

usage: a computer program that performs a series of instructions repeatedly until some specified condition is satisfied

7. loop topology, loop, topology, network topology

usage: the topology of a network whose components are serially connected in such a way that the last component is connected to the first component

8. loop, intrauterine device, IUD

usage: an intrauterine device in the shape of a loop

9. closed circuit, loop, circuit, electrical circuit, electric circuit

usage: a complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a signal circulates

10. loop, loop-the-loop, flight maneuver, airplane maneuver

usage: a flight maneuver; aircraft flies a complete circle in the vertical plane


1. loop, circle, circulate

usage: move in loops; "The bicycle looped around the tree"

2. loop, intertwine, knit, entwine

usage: make a loop in; "loop a rope"

3. loop, circle, circulate

usage: fly loops, perform a loop; "the stunt pilot looped his plane"

4. coil, loop, curl, wind, wrap, roll, twine

usage: wind around something in coils or loops

5. loop, tie, bind

usage: fasten or join with a loop; "He looped the watch through his belt"

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