Synonyms for rudiments
Antonyms for rudiments
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RUDIMENTS
They had the rudiments of institutions, which they trusted her to organise.
But the calf has in its upper jaw some rudiments of teeth which never are developed, and never play the part of teeth at all.
And so he knew at least the rudiments of what was now expected of him.
If I am not proficient enough, yet knowing the rudiments I can easily improve.
Some one should have gone who had at least the rudiments of a mind.
Maimon had not learnt to beg, nor had the beggar acquired the rudiments of morality.
It was then for the first time that he received the rudiments of a scientific education.
At the village school he learned the rudiments of the English language.
In the rudiments of knowledge she may be an efficient instructor.
Cases of conscience should alternate with lessons in the rudiments.
1540s, from Middle French rudiment (16c.) or directly from Latin rudimentum "early training, first experience, beginning, first principle," from rudis "unlearned, untrained" (see rude). Related: Rudiments.