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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ad-i-tuh m]
    • /ˈæd ɪ təm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ad-i-tuh m]
    • /ˈæd ɪ təm/

Definitions of adyta word

  • noun plural adyta (in ancient worship) a sacred place that the public was forbidden to enter; an inner shrine. 1
  • noun plural adyta the most sacred or reserved part of any place of worship. 1
  • noun adyta Plural form of adytum. 1
  • noun adyta plural of adytum. 0

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Origin of adyta

First appearance:

before 1665
One of the 47% oldest English words
1665-75; < Latin < Greek ádyton (place) not to be entered, equivalent to a- a-6 + -dyton, neuter of -dytos, verbid of dýein to enter

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adyta popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 71% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
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Synonyms for adyta

noun adyta

  • sanctuary — a sacred or holy place.
  • hideaway — a place to which a person can retreat for safety, privacy, relaxation, or seclusion; refuge: His hideaway is in the mountains.
  • shelter — something beneath, behind, or within which a person, animal, or thing is protected from storms, missiles, adverse conditions, etc.; refuge.
  • resort — to have recourse for use, help, or accomplishing something, often as a final available option or resource: to resort to war.
  • haven — a harbor or port.

Antonyms for adyta

noun adyta

  • coming — A coming event or time is an event or time that will happen soon.
  • advance — To advance means to move forward, often in order to attack someone.
  • arrival — When a person or vehicle arrives at a place, you can refer to their arrival.
  • advances — personal overtures made in an attempt to become friendly, gain a favour, etc

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