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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: idle (0.01112 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to idle.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: idle bermalas-malasan, diam, nongkrong
English → English (WordNet) Definition: idle idle v 1: run disconnected or idle; “the engine is idling” [syn: tick over ] [ant: run] 2: be idle; exist in a changeless situation; “The old man sat and stagnated on his porch”; “He slugged in bed all morning” [syn: laze, slug, stagnate] [ant: work] idle adj 1: not in action or at work; “an idle laborer”; “idle drifters”; “the idle rich”; “an idle mind” [ant: busy] 2: without a basis in reason or fact; “baseless gossip”; “the allegations proved groundless”; “idle fears”; “unfounded suspicions”; “unwarranted jealousy” [syn: baseless, groundless, unfounded, unwarranted] 3: not in active use; “the machinery sat idle during the strike”; “idle hands” [syn: unused] 4: silly or trivial; “idle pleasure”; “light banter”; “light idle chatter” [syn: light] 5: lacking a sense of restraint or responsibility; “idle talk”; “a loose tongue” [syn: loose] 6: not yielding a return; “dead capital”; “idle funds” [syn: dead] 7: not having a job; “idle carpenters”; “jobless transients”; “many people in the area were out of work” [syn: jobless, out of work]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Idle Idle \I"dle\, a. [Compar. Idler; superl. Idlest.] [OE. idel, AS. [=i]del vain, empty, useless; akin to OS. [=i]dal, D. ijdel, OHG. [=i]tal vain, empty, mere, G. eitel, Dan. & Sw. idel mere, pure, and prob. to Gr. ? clear, pure, ? to burn. Cf. Ether.] 1. Of no account; useless; vain; trifling; unprofitable; thoughtless; silly; barren. “Deserts idle.” --Shak. [1913 Webster] Every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment. --Matt. xii. 36. [1913 Webster] Down their idle weapons dropped. --Milton. [1913 Webster] This idle story became important. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. Not called into active service; not turned to appropriate use; unemployed; as, idle hours. [1913 Webster] The idle spear and shield were high uphing. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. Not employed; unoccupied with business; inactive; doing nothing; as, idle workmen. [1913 Webster] Why stand ye here all the day idle? --Matt. xx. 6. [1913 Webster] 4. Given rest and ease; averse to labor or employment; lazy; slothful; as, an idle fellow. [1913 Webster] 5. Light-headed; foolish. [Obs.] --Ford. [1913 Webster] Idle pulley (Mach.), a pulley that rests upon a belt to tighten it; a pulley that only guides a belt and is not used to transmit power. Idle wheel (Mach.), a gear wheel placed between two others, to transfer motion from one to the other without changing the direction of revolution. In idle, in vain. [Obs.] “God saith, thou shalt not take the name of thy Lord God in idle.” --Chaucer. Syn: Unoccupied; unemployed; vacant; inactive; indolent; sluggish; slothful; useless; ineffectual; futile; frivolous; vain; trifling; unprofitable; unimportant. Usage: Idle, Indolent, Lazy. A propensity to inaction is expressed by each of these words; they differ in the cause and degree of this characteristic. Indolent denotes an habitual love to ease, a settled dislike of movement or effort; idle is opposed to busy, and denotes a dislike of continuous exertion. Lazy is a stronger and more contemptuous term than indolent. [1913 Webster] Idle \I"dle\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Idled; p. pr. & vb. n. Idling.] To lose or spend time in inaction, or without being employed in business. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Idle \I"dle\, v. t. To spend in idleness; to waste; to consume; -- often followed by away; as, to idle away an hour a day. [1913 Webster]

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