English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'ounce'

(noun) 
Definition
a small amount
If only my father had possessed an ounce of business sense.
Synonyms
shred
There is not a shred of truth in this story.
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bit
a bit of cake
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trace
Wash them in cold water to remove all traces of sand.
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scrap
a fire fuelled by scraps of wood
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grain
a grain of sand
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particle
Particles of food can get stuck between the teeth.
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fragment
She read everything, digesting every fragment of news.
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atom
one carbon atom attached to four hydrogens
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crumb
I stood up, brushing crumbs from my trousers.
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snippet
I read a snippet she had cut from a magazine.
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speck
He leaned forward and brushed a speck of dust off his shoes.
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whit
It does not make one whit of difference what we do.
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iota
Our credit standards have not changed one iota.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of atom
Definition
a very small amount
one carbon atom attached to four hydrogens
in the sense of bit
Definition
a small piece, portion, or quantity
a bit of cake
Synonyms
in the sense of crumb
Definition
a small fragment of bread or other dry food
I stood up, brushing crumbs from my trousers.

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