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Definition 1: receptacle that holds odds and ends (as sewing materials) - [noun denoting artifact]

(tidy is a kind of ...) a container that is used to put or keep things in

Definition 2: put (things or places) in order - [verb of change]

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

  • Tidy up your room!

Synonyms for tidy in the sense of this definition

(tidy is a kind of ...) bring order to or into

"Order these files"

(... is a kind of tidy ) put in order or neaten

"make the bed" "make up a room"

(... is a kind of tidy ) clean and tidy up the house

"She housecleans every week"

Definition 3: marked by order and cleanliness in appearance or habits - [adjective denoting all]

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

  • a tidy person
  • a tidy house
  • a tidy mind

(tidy is similar to ...) neat and tidy

"a small ruly beard"

(tidy is similar to ...) having nothing extraneous

"an uncluttered room" "the unlittered shoulders of the road"

(tidy is similar to ...) neat and smart in appearance

"a clean-cut and well-bred young man" "the trig corporal in his jaunty cap" "a trim beard"

(tidy is similar to ...) clean or organized

"her neat dress" "a neat room"

(tidy is similar to ...) showing care in execution

"neat homework" "neat handwriting"

(tidy is similar to ...) neatly arranged; not disorderly

"the room is straight now"

(tidy is similar to ...) of places; characterized by order and neatness; free from disorder

"even the barn was shipshape" "a trim little sailboat"

(tidy is similar to ...) having been made especially tidy

"slicked up for visitors"

(means also ...) free from dirt or impurities; or having clean habits

"children with clean shining faces" "clean white shirts" "clean dishes" "a spotlessly clean house" "cats are clean animals"

(means also ...) giving careful attention to detail; hard to please; excessively concerned with cleanliness

"a fastidious and incisive intellect" "fastidious about personal cleanliness"

(means also ...) neat and smart in appearance; well cared for

"the manager was a beautifully groomed young man" "his horse was always groomed"

Definition 4: large in amount or extent or degree - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • it cost a considerable amount
  • a goodly amount
  • received a hefty bonus
  • a respectable sum
  • a tidy sum of money
  • a sizable fortune

Synonyms for tidy in the sense of this definition

(tidy is similar to ...) large or relatively large in number or amount or extent or degree

"a considerable quantity" "the economy was a considerable issue in the campaign" "went to considerable trouble for us" "spent a considerable amount of time on the problem"

Definition 5: (of hair) neat and tidy - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • a nicely kempt beard

Synonyms for tidy in the sense of this definition

(tidy is similar to ...) neat and smart in appearance; well cared for

"the manager was a beautifully groomed young man" "his horse was always groomed"

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