Synonyms of mills


1. Mills, Robert Mills

usage: United States architect who was the presidentially appointed architect of Washington D.C. (1781-1855)


1. Mills, Robert Mills

usage: a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing

2. factory, mill, manufacturing plant, manufactory, plant, works, industrial plant

usage: Scottish philosopher who expounded Bentham's utilitarianism; father of John Stuart Mill (1773-1836)

3. Mill, James Mill

usage: English philosopher and economist remembered for his interpretations of empiricism and utilitarianism (1806-1873)

4. Mill, John Mill, John Stuart Mill

usage: machinery that processes materials by grinding or crushing

5. mill, grinder, milling machinery, machinery

usage: the act of grinding to a powder or dust


1. mill, mill about, mill around, move

usage: move about in a confused manner

2. mill, grind, mash, crunch, bray, comminute

usage: grind with a mill; "mill grain"

3. mill, groove

usage: produce a ridge around the edge of; "mill a coin"

4. mill, roll out, roll

usage: roll out (metal) with a rolling machine

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