Synonyms of moment


1. moment, minute, second, instant, point, point in time

usage: a particular point in time; "the moment he arrived the party began"

2. moment, mo, minute, second, bit, time

usage: an indefinitely short time; "wait just a moment"; "in a mo"; "it only takes a minute"; "in just a bit"

3. here and now, present moment, moment, present, nowadays

usage: at this time; "the disappointments of the here and now"; "she is studying at the moment"

4. consequence, import, moment, significance

usage: having important effects or influence; "decisions of great consequence are made by the president himself"; "virtue is of more moment than security"; "that result is of no consequence"

5. moment, force

usage: a turning force produced by an object acting at a distance (or a measure of that force)

6. moment, statistic

usage: the n-th moment of a distribution is the expected value of the n-th power of the deviations from a fixed value

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