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mothball

See definition of mothball on Dictionary.com
  • as inpreserve
  • as inshelve
  • as instore

synonyms for mothball

  • conserve
  • defend
  • freeze
  • keep
  • perpetuate
  • protect
  • retain
  • safeguard
  • save
  • secure
  • store
  • sustain
  • uphold
  • bottle
  • can
  • cure
  • evaporate
  • guard
  • mummify
  • pickle
  • process
  • refrigerate
  • season
  • shelter
  • shield
  • keep up
  • put up
See also synonyms for: mothballed

antonyms for mothball

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  • abandon
  • attack
  • endanger
  • give up
  • halt
  • harm
  • hurt
  • injure
  • let go
  • lose
  • neglect
  • release
  • spend
  • squander
  • stop
  • use
  • waste
  • forget
  • destroy
  • ruin
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How to use mothball in a sentence

After five years in storage, apparently without mothballs, the college’s jerseys were rife with holes and most of the pads were literally coming apart at the seams.
THESE ‘EXPERTS’ ONCE SAID WOMEN COULDN’T PLAY FOOTBALL. BOY WERE THEY WRONG.BRITNI DE LA CRETAZ AND LYNDSEY D’ARCANGELONOVEMBER 15, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
NASA lost access to low-Earth orbit for nearly a decade after the retirement of the Space Shuttle, and if the ISS is mothballed, both the space agency and the space industry will lose out.
JEFF BEZOS WANTS TO BUILD A “BUSINESS PARK” IN SPACETIM FERNHOLZOCTOBER 25, 2021QUARTZ
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WORDS RELATED TO MOTHBALL

  • bottle
  • can
  • conserve
  • cure
  • defend
  • evaporate
  • freeze
  • guard
  • keep
  • keep up
  • mothball
  • mummify
  • perpetuate
  • pickle
  • process
  • protect
  • put up
  • refrigerate
  • retain
  • safeguard
  • save
  • season
  • secure
  • shelter
  • shield
  • store
  • sustain
  • uphold
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.