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Synonyms of 'battery'

(noun) 
Definition
two or more primary cells connected to provide a source of electric current
The shavers come complete with batteries.
Synonyms
power unit
(noun) 
They stopped beside a battery of abandoned guns.
Synonyms
artillery
the sound of artillery fire
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ordnance
a team clearing an area littered with unexploded ordnance
,
gunnery
,
gun emplacement
,
cannonry
(noun) 
The film was nominated for a whole battery of awards.
Synonyms
range
The two men discussed a range of issues.
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lot
We've just sacked one lot of builders.
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collection
A collection of people of all ages assembled to pay their respects.
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variety
a store selling a wide variety of goods
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selection
It offers the widest selection of antiques.
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array
the markets with their wonderful arrays of fruit and vegetables
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assortment
an assortment of cheeses
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gamut
I went through the whole gamut of emotions.
(noun) 
Definition
a number of similar things occurring together
We give a battery of tests to each patient.
Synonyms
series
a series of explosions
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set
Only she and Mr Cohen had complete sets of keys to the shop.
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course
a series of naval battles which altered the course of history
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chain
a horrific chain of events
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string
The incident was the latest in a string of attacks.
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sequence
the sequence of events that led to the murder
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suite
We will run a suite of checks.
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succession
He took a succession of jobs which have stood him in good stead.
(noun) 
Definition
unlawful beating or wounding of a person
He has served three years for assault and battery.
Synonyms
beating
High in the stands there came the beating of a drum.
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attack
a campaign of air attacks on strategic targets
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assault
At the police station, I was charged with assault.
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aggression
the threat of massive military aggression
, ,
onslaught
a military onslaught against the rebels
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physical violence

Additional synonyms

in the sense of aggression
Definition
an unprovoked attack
the threat of massive military aggression
in the sense of array
Definition
an impressive display or collection
the markets with their wonderful arrays of fruit and vegetables
in the sense of assault
Definition
a violent attack, either physical or verbal
At the police station, I was charged with assault.
Synonyms
mugging,
physical violence,
GBH (British),
ABH (British)

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