Another word for MOMENT > Synonyms & Antonyms

US – How to pronounce moment in American English

1. Noun, singular or mass Remove the lens and set it aside for the moment .

1. Friendship … is born at the moment when one man says to another “What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . . – C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves 2. There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment . – Sarah Dessen, The Truth About Forever 3. At the moment of death I hope to be surprised. – Ivan Illich

adjective. in response to an unforeseen need.

6. moment

noun. [‘ˈmoʊmənt’] the n-th moment of a distribution is the expected value of the n-th power of the deviations from a fixed value.


  • big
  • large
  • careless


  • moment (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • momentum (Latin)