Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of perquisite | Another word for perquisite | What is perquisite?

Definition 1: a right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right) - [noun denoting attribute]

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

  • suffrage was the prerogative of white adult males

Synonyms for perquisite in the sense of this definition

(perquisite is a kind of ...) an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature

"they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights" "Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people" "a right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away"

(... is a kind of perquisite ) (law) the privilege of using something that is not your own (as using another's land as a right of way to your own land)

(... is a kind of perquisite ) the right to be admitted onto the floor of a legislative assembly while it is in session

Definition 2: an incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right) - [noun denoting possession]

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

  • a limousine is one of the fringe benefits of the job

Synonyms for perquisite in the sense of this definition

(perquisite is a kind of ...) financial assistance in time of need

(... is a kind of perquisite ) any customary and rightful perquisite appropriate to your station in life

"for thousands of years the chair was an appanage of state and dignity rather than an article of ordinary use"

(... is a kind of perquisite ) a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)

More words

Another word for perplexity

Another word for perplexing

Another word for perplexedly

Another word for perplexed

Another word for perplex

Another word for perry

Another word for perry mason

Another word for persea

Another word for persea americana

Another word for persea borbonia


Other word for persea borbonia

persea borbonia meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce persea borbonia