Words Like TAPER

We have put together a list of words that are similar to TAPER.

15 Alternative Words Similar to taper

1 Convexity Noun      Synonym Words Like Convexity
2 Lamp Noun      Synonym Words Like Lamp
3 Sharpen Verb      Synonym Words Like Sharpen
4 Point Verb      Synonym Words Like Point
5 Decrease Verb      Synonym Words Like Decrease
6 Deform Verb      Synonym Words Like Deform
7 Diminish Verb      Synonym Words Like Diminish
8 Fall Verb      Synonym Words Like Fall
9 Lessen Verb      Synonym Words Like Lessen
10 Dip Noun      Hyponym Words Like Dip
11 Chandlery Noun      Hyponym
12 Rushlight Noun      Hyponym
13 Candlewick Noun      Hyponym
14 Pointedness Noun      Hyponym Words Like Pointedness
15 Unpointedness Noun      Hyponym Words Like Unpointedness

3 examples of taper

1 the taper of a spire
2 taper fingers
3 a sugar loaf tapers toward one end

10 definitions of taper

1 A small wax candle; a small lighted wax candle; hence, a small light.
2 A tapering form; gradual diminution of thickness in an elongated object.
3 Regularly narrowed toward the point; becoming small toward one end; conical; pyramidical.
4 To become gradually smaller toward one end.
5 To make or cause to taper.
6 diminish gradually
7 a convex shape that narrows toward a point
8 stick of wax with a wick in the middle
9 a loosely woven cord (in a candle or oil lamp) that draws fuel by capillary action up into the flame
10 the property possessed by a shape that narrows toward a point (as a wedge or cone)
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