Synonyms for gently

Below you can find synonyms for gently, grouped by different word groups. If there are any antonyms for the word gently in our database they are also shown alongside the synonyms.

Synonyms for gently (adverb)

Synonyms for gently (adverb)

Example sentences for gently

Below you can find example sentences for the word gently, meaning that the sentences below show you how to use the word gently in a sentence. The sentences are collected from Wikipedia, at the end of each sentence is a link to the article from which the sentence stems.

  1. Over thousands of years this raises the level of peat and forms a gently sloping dome (hence, raised).  
  2. It is mainly found on sandy soils in flat or gently sloped areas in shrubland, mallee or open woodland.  
  3. Recognising that Leno was having a mental breakdown, she gently refused his offer, and Leno left distraught.  
  4. The two parts of the ship landed about 600 metres (2,000 ft) apart on a gently undulating area of the seabed.  
  5. Behind the symphysis, the two sides of the mandible diverge before gently curving back inwards near the hind end.  

More information about gently

Other ways to learn more about the meaning of the word gently is to search for certain keywords related to the word. For example one of these is to search for the spelling of the word gently. Another thing to do is to search for the definition of the word gently in order to learn more about the meaning. One last tip is to utilize antonyms (opposites) to gently, in order to get more in-depth information.

Figures about gently

Below you can find some technical information about the word gently.

  • Number of characters: 6
  • Number of consonants: 4
  • Number of vowels: 2

What are synonyms and antonyms?

A synonym for a word is plain and simple another word that can be used to replace the original word, lightly is as an example a synonym to gently. Keep in mind though that it might not always be so simple as to just replace a word using its synonym, one should always keep in mind the text's nuance. Antonyms on the other hand are opposite words, meaning words that are the complete opposite of the original word.

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