English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'speck'

(noun) 
Definition
a very small mark or spot
There is a speck of blood by his ear.
Synonyms
mark
The dogs rub against the walls and make dirty marks.
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spot
The floorboards were covered with white spots.
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dot
a small black dot in the middle
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stain
a black stain
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blot
an ink blot
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fleck
His hair is dark grey with flecks of ginger.
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speckle
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mote
Dust motes swirled in the sunlight.
(noun) 
Definition
a small or tiny piece of something
He leaned forward and brushed a speck of dust off his shoes.
Synonyms
particle
Particles of food can get stuck between the teeth.
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bit
a bit of cake
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grain
a grain of sand
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atom
one carbon atom attached to four hydrogens
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shred
There is not a shred of truth in this story.
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jot
It doesn't affect my judgement one jot.
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modicum
I like to think I've had a modicum of success.
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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 blot
Definition
a stain or spot, esp. of ink
an ink blot
Synonyms

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