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See definition of messes on Dictionary.com
  • noundisorder, litter
  • noundifficulty, predicament

synonyms for messes

  • chaos
  • clutter
  • confusion
  • debris
  • disarray
  • jumble
  • mayhem
  • shambles
  • turmoil
  • wreck
  • wreckage
  • botch
  • combination
  • compound
  • dirtiness
  • discombobulation
  • disorganization
  • eyesore
  • fright
  • hash
  • hodgepodge
  • mishmash
  • monstrosity
  • salmagundi
  • sight
  • untidiness
  • every which way

antonyms for messes

MOST RELEVANT
  • calm
  • harmony
  • neatness
  • order
  • organization
  • peace
  • system
  • beauty
  • benefit
  • solution
  • tidiness
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How to use messes in a sentence

Have you, all this time, really been standing by me, yanking me out of all the messes I got in?
THE VARMINTOWEN JOHNSON
One of the men killed an antelope this evening which was divided up amongst the different messes in the train.
JOURNAL OF A TRIP TO CALIFORNIA BY THE OVERLAND ROUTE ACROSS THE PLAINS IN 1850-51E. S. (ELEAZER STILLMAN) INGALLS
He shall score up all messes served, and order bread and ale for men, but wine for gentlemen.
EARLY ENGLISH MEALS AND MANNERSVARIOUS
Let her divert herself cooking up messes; if we can't eat them we can always invite company, who can't refuse.
LIVING ON A LITTLECAROLINE FRENCH BENTON
The surgeon sent them to the cook-house to brew messes for him, and stripped the child, finding a bullet wound in his side.
LAZARREMARY HARTWELL CATHERWOOD
Christmas came and the different officers' messes organized celebrations.
WAR IN THE GARDEN OF EDENKERMIT ROOSEVELT
In vain did he crack off his water, and teach me the secret of composing delicious messes.
THE BEST OF THE WORLD'S CLASSICS, RESTRICTED TO PROSE, VOL. VII (OF X)--CONTINENTAL EUROPE IVARIOUS
Life tends to accumulate "messes" about one, and it is hard to rid one's self of them because of the associations attached.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. III (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
There they know how to make savory messes out of remnants that others would throw away.
HOW TO SUCCEEDORISON SWETT MARDEN
They brought up at another village, where the sergeant procured some messes of boiled meal, such as they had had for supper.
SUNSHINE BILLW H G KINGSTON
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