Synonyms for loop


1. cringle, eyelet, loop, grommet, grummet, fastener, fastening, holdfast, fixing
usage: fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines
2. loop, simple closed curve, Jordan curve
usage: anything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself)
3. iteration, loop, process, physical process
usage: (computer science) a single execution of a set of instructions that are to be repeated; "the solution took hundreds of iterations"
4. loop, clique, coterie, ingroup, inner circle, pack, camp
usage: an inner circle of advisors (especially under President Reagan); "he's no longer in the loop"
5. loop, fingerprint
usage: the basic pattern of the human fingerprint
6. loop, program, programme, computer program, computer programme
usage: a computer program that performs a series of instructions repeatedly until some specified condition is satisfied
7. loop topology, loop, topology, network topology
usage: the topology of a network whose components are serially connected in such a way that the last component is connected to the first component
8. loop, intrauterine device, IUD
usage: an intrauterine device in the shape of a loop
9. closed circuit, loop, circuit, electrical circuit, electric circuit
usage: a complete electrical circuit around which current flows or a signal circulates
10. loop, loop-the-loop, flight maneuver, airplane maneuver
usage: a flight maneuver; aircraft flies a complete circle in the vertical plane


1. loop, circle, circulate
usage: move in loops; "The bicycle looped around the tree"
2. loop, intertwine, knit, entwine
usage: make a loop in; "loop a rope"
3. loop, circle, circulate
usage: fly loops, perform a loop; "the stunt pilot looped his plane"
4. coil, loop, curl, wind, wrap, roll, twine
usage: wind around something in coils or loops
5. loop, tie, bind
usage: fasten or join with a loop; "He looped the watch through his belt"
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