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Definition 1: not divisible by two - [adjective denoting all]

Synonyms for odd in the sense of this definition

Definition 2: an indefinite quantity more than that specified - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where odd or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • invited 30-odd guests

(odd is similar to ...) not exact

(odd is used in the usage domain ...) a bound form used only in compounds

"`hemato-' is a combining form in words like `hematology'"

Definition 3: of the remaining member of a pair - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where odd or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • unpaired socks
  • an odd glove

Synonyms for odd in the sense of this definition

(odd is similar to ...) either not matched or unsuitably matched

Definition 4: beyond or deviating from the usual or expected - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where odd or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a curious hybrid accent
  • her speech has a funny twang
  • they have some funny ideas about war
  • had an odd name
  • the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves
  • something definitely queer about this town
  • what a rum fellow
  • singular behavior

Synonyms for odd in the sense of this definition

(odd is similar to ...) being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird

"a strange exaltation that was indefinable" "a strange fantastical mind" "what a strange sense of humor she has"

Definition 5: not used up - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where odd or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • leftover meatloaf
  • she had a little money left over so she went to a movie
  • some odd dollars left
  • saved the remaining sandwiches for supper
  • unexpended provisions

Synonyms for odd in the sense of this definition

(odd is similar to ...) not used up completely

"an unexhausted well"

Definition 6: not easily explained - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where odd or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it is odd that his name is never mentioned

(odd is similar to ...) not usual or common or ordinary

"a scene of unusual beauty" "a man of unusual ability" "cruel and unusual punishment" "an unusual meteorite"

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