petroleum, crude oil, crude, rock oil, fossil oil, oil(adj)
a dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons
not carefully or expertly made
"managed to make a crude splint"; "a crude cabin of logs with bark still on them"; "rough carpentry"
crude, earthy, gross, vulgar(adj)
conspicuously and tastelessly indecent
"coarse language"; "a crude joke"; "crude behavior"; "an earthy sense of humor"; "a revoltingly gross expletive"; "a vulgar gesture"; "full of language so vulgar it should have been edited"
unrefined, unprocessed, crude(adj)
not refined or processed
"unrefined ore"; "crude oil"
crude, primitive, rude(adj)
belonging to an early stage of technical development; characterized by simplicity and (often) crudeness
"the crude weapons and rude agricultural implements of early man"; "primitive movies of the 1890s"; "primitive living conditions in the Appalachian mountains"
blunt, crude(a), stark(a)(adj)
devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment
"the blunt truth"; "the crude facts"; "facing the stark reality of the deadline"
not processed or subjected to analysis
"raw data"; "the raw cost of production"; "only the crude vital statistics"
Any substance in its natural state.
Being in a natural state.
Characterized by simplicity, especially something not carefully or expertly made.
a crude shelter
Lacking concealing elements.
a crude truth
Lacking tact or taste.
a crude remark
Being in an unanalyzed form.
Immature or unripe.
Origin: From crude, from crudus, from krewa-. Cognate with hreaw. More at raw.
in its natural state; not cooked or prepared by fire or heat; undressed; not altered, refined, or prepared for use by any artificial process; raw; as, crude flesh
unripe; not mature or perfect; immature
not reduced to order or form; unfinished; not arranged or prepared; ill-considered; immature
undigested; unconcocted; not brought into a form to give nourishment
having, or displaying, superficial and undigested knowledge; without culture or profundity; as, a crude reasoner
harsh and offensive, as a color; tawdry or in bad taste, as a combination of colors, or any design or work of art
Origin: [L. crudus raw; akin to cruor blood (which flows from a wound). See Raw, and cf. Cruel.]
Crude is the first studio album from Shetland based band Bongshang.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
krōōd, adj. raw, unprepared: not reduced to order or form: unfinished: undigested: immature.—adv. Crude′ly.—ns. Crude′ness; Crud′ity, rawness: unripeness: that which is crude.—adj. Crud′y (Shak.), crude, raw. [L. crudus, raw.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'crude' in Adjectives Frequency: #786
The numerical value of crude in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of crude in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Crude, immoral, vulgar and senseless.
Luminous beings are we, not this crude matter.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of the organized life.
Violence commands both literature and life, and violence is always crude and distorted.
Oil prices come off, it means (India's) import bill comes down, their subsidies go down... If you assume a 40 percent drop in crude oil, and crude is down more than 60 pct, GDP goes up 1 pct, inflation comes down 3.2 to 4 pct.
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Translations for crude
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- прост, суров, необработен, незрял, груб, неузрялBulgarian
- groller, cruCatalan, Valencian
- nedozrálý, jasný, zřejmý, evidentní, nezralý, neomalený, syrový, prostý, surovýCzech
- grob, unfertig, rohGerman
- ακατέργαστος, άξεστος, αργός, αδρός, χονδροειδής, ανεπεξέργαστοςGreek
- yksinkertainen, karkeaFinnish
- cru, vulgaireFrench
- גולמי, גולמיתHebrew
- nyers, faragatlan, éretlen, kezdetleges, durva, finomítatlanHungarian
- semplice, volgare, ovvio, acerbo, grezzo, crudo, raffazzonato, rustico, greggioItalian
- rudimentair, ongeraffineerd, ruw, primitief, onafgewerkt, onbewerkt, naakt, vulgair, grof, smakeloosDutch
- surowy, nieoczyszczony, prymitywnyPolish
- необработанный, грубый, сыройRussian
- obearbetad, plump, oförblommerad, enkel, rå, oborstad, grov, ohöljd, råämneSwedish
- ముడి, నాటు, ముతకTelugu
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