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radical

radical as in (used of opinions and actions) far beyond the norm
  • "extremist political views"
  • "radical opinions on education"
  • "an ultra conservative"

Synonyms

  • extremist(used of opinions and actions) far beyond the norm; a person who holds extreme views
  • ultra(used of opinions and actions) far beyond the norm
radical as in markedly new or introducing radical change
  • "a revolutionary discovery"
  • "radical political views"

Synonyms

  • revolutionarya radical supporter of political or social revolution ; markedly new or introducing radical change; of or relating to or characteristic or causing an axial or orbital turn ; relating to or having the nature of a revolution; advocating or engaged in revolution
radical as in arising from or going to the root or source
  • "a radical flaw in the plan"
radical as in of or relating to or constituting a linguistic root
  • "a radical verb form"
radical as in especially of leaves
  • "located at the base of a plant or stem"
  • "especially arising directly from the root or rootstock or a root-like stem"
  • "basal placentation"
  • "radical leaves"

Synonyms

  • basalespecially of leaves; of or being the essential or basic part; serving as or forming a base
radical as in (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule

    Synonyms

    • grouparrange into a group or groups; form a group or group together ; any number of entities (members) considered as a unit ; (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule ; a set that is closed, associative, has an identity element and every element has an inverse
    • chemical group(chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
    radical as in an atom or group of atoms with at least one unpaired electron
    • "in the body it is usually an oxygen molecule that has lost an electron and will stabilize itself by stealing an electron from a nearby molecule"
    • "in the body free radicals are high-energy particles that ricochet wildly and damage cells"

    Synonyms

    • free radicalan atom or group of atoms with at least one unpaired electron
    radical as in a person who has radical ideas or opinions
      radical as in (mathematics) a quantity expressed as the root of another quantity
        radical as in a character conveying the lexical meaning of a logogram
          radical as in (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed
          • "thematic vowels are part of the stem"

          Synonyms

          • roottake root and begin to grow; come into existence, originate; cheer for; plant by the roots ; dig with the snout; become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style; cause to take roots ; (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; the place where something begins, where it springs into being; (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed; a number that, when multiplied by itself some number of times, equals a given number ; the set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation ; someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent) ; a simple form inferred as the common basis from which related words in several languages can be derived by linguistic processes ; the embedded part of a bodily structure such as a tooth, nail, or hair
          • root word(linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed
          • baseuse as a basis for; situate as a center of operations; use (purified cocaine) by burning it and inhaling the fumes ; serving as or forming a base; of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense); (used of metals) consisting of or alloyed with inferior metal; not adhering to ethical or moral principles; having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality; illegitimate ; debased; installation from which a military force initiates operations; lowest support of a structure; a place that the runner must touch before scoring; the bottom or lowest part; (anatomy) the part of an organ nearest its point of attachment; a lower limit; the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained; a support or foundation; a phosphoric ester of a nucleoside; any of various water-soluble compounds capable of turning litmus blue and reacting with an acid to form a salt and water; the bottom side of a geometric figure from which the altitude can be constructed; the most important or necessary part of something; (numeration system) the positive integer that is equivalent to one in the next higher counting place; the place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end ; a terrorist network intensely opposed to the United States that dispenses money and logistical support and training to a wide variety of radical Islamic terrorist groups; (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed; the stock of basic facilities and capital equipment needed for the functioning of a country or area; the principal ingredient of a mixture; a flat bottom on which something is intended to sit; (electronics) the part of a transistor that separates the emitter from the collector
          • stemgrow out of, have roots in, originate in; cause to point inward; stop the flow of a liquid; remove the stem from; (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed; a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ ; cylinder forming a long narrow part of something ; the tube of a tobacco pipe ; front part of a vessel or aircraft; a turn made in skiing
          • themeprovide with a particular theme or motive; the subject matter of a conversation or discussion; a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in literary or artistic work; (music) melodic subject of a musical composition; an essay (especially one written as an assignment); (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed