Synonyms of surface in English:

surface


See definition of surface

noun

1‘the paint on the metal surface of the door began to blister’

SYNONYMS

outside, exterior

top, side, facet, plane, aspect

finish, veneer

ANTONYMS

inside, interior

2‘the report managed to get beneath the surface of police culture’

SYNONYMS

outward appearance, superficial appearance, facade

3‘lightly knead the dough on a floured surface’

SYNONYMS

worktop, top, working top, work surface, counter, table, stand, horizontal surface


adjective

1‘lead news stories are concerned with surface appearances rather than underlying processes’

SYNONYMS

superficial, external, exterior, outward, seeming, ostensible, apparent, cosmetic, skin deep

ANTONYMS

fundamental


verb

1‘a submarine surfaced in the fjord’

SYNONYMS

come to the surface, come to the top, come up, rise

ANTONYMS

dive

2‘the idea of road pricing first surfaced in the early sixties’

SYNONYMS

emerge, arise, appear, come to light, come up, come into sight, come into view, come out, crop up, materialize, become visible, spring up, loom

3‘our daughter eventually surfaces and has some breakfast’

SYNONYMS

get up, get out of bed, appear, rise, wake, awaken


Phrases

    on the surface

      ‘it sounded plausible enough on the surface’

      SYNONYMS

      at first glance, to the casual eye, outwardly, to all appearances, apparently, ostensibly, superficially, externally, visibly

      ANTONYMS

      at root, fundamentally