2. measure, gauge, calibrate, admeasure, weigh, Archaic. mete; evaluate, value, appraise, assess, valuate, appreciate.
computer, n. 1. adding machine, calculator, calculating machine; analog computer, digital computer, data processor.
2. mathematician, arithmetician, geometrician, geometer, algebraist; abacist, calculator, estimator, comrade, n. 1. companion, chum, crony, copain, U.S. Inf. buddy, Inf. pal, Obs. copemate; sidekick, shadow, alter ego, other self; playmate, schoolmate, schoolfellow, classmate; messmate, dining companion, commensal; teammate, co-worker, fellow worker.
2. friend, confidant, familiar, Inf. bosom buddy, roommate, bunkmate, SI. bunkie; Achates; intimate, lover, bedfellow, soul mate, Fr. intime.
3. ally, compatriot, confederate; collaborator, cohort, cooperator, accomplice, Law. accessory; assistant, helper, helpmate; colleague, confrere, associate, consociate, compeer, peer, mate, comate.
con*, adv. 1. against, in opposition, in conflict; in confrontation, at odds, at variance.
-n. 2. the negative, no, nay; argument, side, interest.
con2, v. 1. study, peruse, examine, scrutinize, pore over.
2. memorize, commit to memory, learn, learn by heart, learn word for word, learn by rote, master, SI. get down; fix in the mind, ingrain, infix, inculcate, impress on the mind, get in one's head, hammer or drive into one's head. conJ, v. U.S. Slang, delude, deceive, mislead; bamboozle, hoodwink; cheat, swindle. See bamboozle (defs. 1, 2).
concatenate, v. 1. link, unite, catenate, connect, tie, bind, fuse; join, chain, conjoin, couple, hook, combine; string together, thread, lace, interlock, interlink.
-adj. 2. linked, united, joined, chained, tied, bound; connected, interlocked, interlinked, interlocking, interlinking; successive, consecutive, sequent, seriatim; serial, sequential, consequent, concatenation, n. 1. link, linkage, connection, chain, tie, nexus, connexus; union, junction, juncture, conjugation, conjunction, conjuncture; joinder, joining, conjoining, connecting, interlinking, interlocking; coupling, accouplement, hookup, combination.
2. series, succession, sequence, course, catena, continuity, consecutiveness; string, line, queue, row, tier, column, train; file, cavalcade, procession, caravan, concave, adj. 1. incurvate, incurved, sunken, cupped, cup-shaped, scyphate, poculiform, calathi-form, Bot., Zool. cyanthiform.
-v. 2. hollow, hollow out, scoop, scoop out, gouge out; furrow, groove, trench, concavity, n. 1. incurvature, incurvation, incur-vity; hollowness; impression, depression.
2. hollow, cavity, hole, sink, scoop, cup, bowl, crater, pit; indentation, indent, dent, dimple, concave, conceal, v. 1. hide, cover, secrete, ensconce, shelter; catch, bury, tuck away, keep away, keep out of sight, keep in the background; disguise, camouflage.
2. keep secret, keep dark, keep it all in, keep quiet about; hush up, hugger-mugger, Inf. cover up, SI. keep the lid on; dissemble, cloud, becloud, befog, screen, mask, cloak, obscure, veil, curtain, enshroud, keep in the shade or the dark, concealed, adj. hidden, secreted, hidden or tucked