Synonyms of aerial


1. forward pass, aerial, pass, passing play, passing game, passing

usage: a pass to a receiver downfield from the passer

2. antenna, aerial, transmitting aerial, electrical device

usage: an electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals


1. aerial, free-flying

usage: existing or living or growing or operating in the air; "aerial roots of a philodendron"; "aerial particles"; "small aerial creatures such as butterflies"; "aerial warfare"; "aerial photography"; "aerial cable cars"

2. aeriform, aerial, airy, aery, ethereal, insubstantial (vs. substantial), unsubstantial, unreal

usage: characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air; "figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away"- Thomas Carlyle; "aerial fancies"; "an airy apparition"; "physical rather than ethereal forms"

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Definition and meaning of aerial (Dictionary)