Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / gradual
FEEDBACK

gradual

See definition of gradual on Dictionary.com

synonyms for gradual

  • continuous
  • creeping
  • piecemeal
  • progressive
  • slow
  • steady
  • step-by-step
  • even
  • graduate
  • moderate
  • regular
  • bit-by-bit
  • by degrees
  • gentle
  • successive
  • unhurried
Meet Grammar Coach
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar Coach
Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

antonyms for gradual

MOST RELEVANT
  • discontinuous
  • intermittent
  • irregular
  • abrupt
  • infrequent
  • sudden
  • uneven
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

TRY USING gradual

See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140
QUIZ
Get Perfecto On These Words Stemming From Spanish!
START THE QUIZ

How to use gradual in a sentence

It seemed the plan was to slowly capture market share with a gradual introduction of new features across its platform.
THE FUTURE OF GOOGLE AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR SEARCHPETE ECKERSLEYFEBRUARY 5, 2021SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
Its gradual eradication meant ending the needless suffering and death of millions and millions of people every year.
SMALLPOX USED TO KILL MILLIONS OF PEOPLE EVERY YEAR. HERE’S HOW HUMANS BEAT IT.KELSEY PIPERFEBRUARY 5, 2021VOX
By Wednesday, we start clearing out and begin a gradual warming trend until another shot of cold air by Saturday.
UPDATES: AN ICY MORNING WITH SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS DEVELOPING INTO THE AFTERNOONJASON SAMENOWFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In October 2019, five weeks after finishing the AT, a doctor rechecked an X-ray of my left foot and cleared me for a gradual return to running.
DID THRU-HIKING THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL RUIN MY BODY?GRAYSON HAVER CURRINJANUARY 25, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
This has been a gradual, maybe too gradual, transition for our industry.
BY CLAMPING DOWN ON DC RIOTERS, AIRBNB IS FINALLY ACTING LIKE IT OWNS THE PLACERANI MOLLAJANUARY 15, 2021VOX
All three companies have observed a gradual shift in companies’ top concerns, from legal compliance or model performance to ethics and responsibility.
WORRIED ABOUT YOUR FIRM’S AI ETHICS? THESE STARTUPS ARE HERE TO HELP.KAREN HAOJANUARY 15, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Starting in the mid-90s, you saw a gradual but increasing lift of the minimum age at which you’re allowed to just ride in the seatbelts.
HOW MUCH DO WE REALLY CARE ABOUT CHILDREN? (EP. 447)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJANUARY 14, 2021FREAKONOMICS
As we’ve seen, there hasn’t been an abrupt exit from tech-heavy growth stocks, but rather a gradual shift.
MOVE OVER GROWTH STOCKS. HERE’S WHY INVESTORS ARE ONCE AGAIN BULLISH ON ETFSBERNHARD WARNERJANUARY 13, 2021FORTUNE
In Britain, the same pattern held — very gradual increases in the prevalence of the variant, followed by a sudden surge in which it became the dominant strain in southern England and led to a new set of lockdowns.
CDC FORESEES SPREAD IN U.S. OF HIGHLY CONTAGIOUS CORONAVIRUS VARIANTJOEL ACHENBACH, BEN GUARINOJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
XRP is different from Bitcoin and Ethereum in that the latter two currencies are minted in a gradual, ongoing process called mining.
RIPPLE SAYS IT WILL BE SUED BY THE SEC, IN WHAT THE COMPANY CALLS A PARTING SHOT AT THE CRYPTO INDUSTRYJEFFDECEMBER 22, 2020FORTUNE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO GRADUAL

  • balmy
  • bland
  • calm
  • clement
  • delicate
  • easy
  • faint
  • feeble
  • gradual
  • halcyon
  • hushed
  • imperceptible
  • lenient
  • light
  • low
  • low-pitched
  • low-toned
  • mellow
  • mild
  • moderate
  • muted
  • peaceful
  • placid
  • quiet
  • sensitive
  • serene
  • slight
  • slow
  • smooth
  • soft
  • soothing
  • subdued
  • tender
  • tranquil
  • untroubled
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.