Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / on the ropes
FEEDBACK
See definition of on the ropes on Dictionary.com

synonyms for on the ropes

  • debilitated
  • deteriorated
  • devitalized
  • enfeebled
  • fatigued
  • incapacitated
  • languishing
  • limp
  • paralyzed
  • prostrate
  • sapped
  • spent
  • tired
  • undermined
  • unnerved
  • vitiated
  • weakened
  • done in
  • feeble
  • gone to seed
  • lackadaisical
  • languid
  • languorous
  • listless
  • out of condition
  • out of gas
  • out of shape
  • run-down
  • rusty
  • soft
  • spiritless
  • washed out
  • weak
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 on the ropes

MOST RELEVANT
  • active
  • energized
  • invigorated
  • refreshed
  • straight
  • strong
  • activated
  • animated
  • enthusiastic
  • lively
  • strengthened
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
QUIZ
Hexed Or Vexed By This Week’s Words? Try This Quiz!
START THE QUIZ

How to use on the ropes in a sentence

Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Below the round thing hung a square basket, with many ropes, and other things, fast to it.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
When the sailors are employed in shifting the sails, great care must be taken to avoid injury by the falling of any of the ropes.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
I need fourteen wire ropes, all pulling in different directions, to hold me steady.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
I have a big scheme on hand, and want to be on the field proper to pull the ropes and handle the ribbons.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Some years ago I injured the third and fourth fingers of both my hands with the ropes passing through them.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
Kingston-on-Thames is still provincial in appearance, though now the centre of a great growth of modern suburbs.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO ON THE ROPES

  • debilitated
  • deteriorated
  • devitalized
  • done in
  • enfeebled
  • fatigued
  • feeble
  • gone to seed
  • incapacitated
  • lackadaisical
  • languid
  • languishing
  • languorous
  • limp
  • listless
  • on the ropes
  • out of condition
  • out of gas
  • out of shape
  • paralyzed
  • prostrate
  • run-down
  • rusty
  • sapped
  • soft
  • spent
  • spiritless
  • tired
  • undermined
  • unnerved
  • vitiated
  • washed out
  • weak
  • weakened
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.