baton - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate baton

baton is hyphenated as ba-ton

How to pronounce baton

baton is pronounced bă´tɑːn

Number of syllables in baton

The number of syllables in baton is 2

What part of speech in baton?

baton is a noun

How common in the word baton?

baton is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does baton convey?

not ranked

Synonyms of 'baton'

alerion, badge, bar, billet, blazon, blazonry, blot, bludgeon, blur, bordure, broad arrow, button, censure, chaplet, charge, collar, coronet, crescent, crosier, cross, decoration, difference, eagle, fasces, fess, file, flanch, fret, fusil, garland, gavel, hatchment, inescutcheon, insignia, label, lituus, Malacca cane, mantling, medal, metal, mortarboard, motto, onus, or, ordinary, orle, pale, pean, pin, purpure, quarter, reprimand, reproach, ring, scepter, scutcheon, shamrock, shillelagh, slur, smear, smirch, smudge, smutch, sonometer, staff, stain, stave, stick, stigma, stigmatism, tartan, tie, torse, verge, vert, wand, wreath, octofoil, mute, music stand, mullet, monochord, metronome, mascle, martlet, mantle, mace, lozenge, livery, lion, imputation, illegitimacy, honor point, heraldry, helmet, gyron, gules, griffin, fur, fleur-de-lis, figurehead, field, falcon, escutcheon, erminois, ermines, ermine, dress, disparagement, diapason, device, crutch, crown, cross-staff, crook, crest, cockatrice, cockade, club, chief, chevron, chain, canton, cane, caduceus, cadency mark, brassard, brand, black mark, black eye, billy club, billy, bend, bat, bastardy, bandeau, azure, attaint, aspersion, armory, argent, annulet, alpenstock, achievement, vair, uniform, unicorn, truncheon, tressure, tincture, thistle, tenne, tarnish, taint, swastika, swagger stick, subordinary, spot, shield, saltire, sable, rose, rod, regalia, reflection, quarterstaff, quartering, portfolio, pitch pipe, pheon, pastoral staff, paly

Common Verb Collocations of baton

be, beat, begin, carry, dash, display, drop, give, have, hold, jingle, lay, lift, must, pass, pick, raise, receive, save, say, take, tap, throw, twirl, watch, wave, wield, will, win, use

Common Adverb Collocations of baton

again, long, much, not, only, rather, still

Common Conjunction Collocations of baton

and, but, or