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beam

Synonyms of beam in English:

noun

  • 1 an oak beam
    joist, lintel, rafter, purlin;
    spar, girder, balk, timber, two-by-four, plank;
    support, strut;
    scantling, transom, stringer, collar beam, I-beam
  • 2 a beam of light coming from the window
    ray, shaft, stream, streak, pencil, finger;
    flash, gleam, glow, glimmer, glint, flare
  • 3 the beam on her face
    grin, smile, happy expression, bright look
    [Antonyms] frown
  • verb

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  • 1 the signal is beamed out
    broadcast, transmit, relay, emit, send/put out, disseminate;
    direct, aim
  • 2 the sun beamed down
    shine, radiate, give off light, glare, gleam
  • 3 he beamed broadly
    grin, smile, smirk
    informal be all smiles
    [Antonyms] frown
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