Number of syllables in the word 'lateral'

Find out how many syllables are there in the word lateral.

  1. No of syllables in lateral : 3
  2. Divide syllables in lateral : lat-er-al

More about the word - lateral

  1. noun
  2. Definition : An object, such as a passage or a protrusion, that is situated on the side of something else.
  3. Definition : A sound produced through lateral pronunciation (such as /l/ in lateral).
  4. Definition : A lateral pass.
  5. Definition : An employee hired for a position at the same organizational level or salary as their previous position.
  1. verb
  2. Definition : To move (oneself or something) in a lateral direction.
  3. Definition : To execute a lateral pass.
  1. adjective
  2. Synonyms : side, sidely
  3. Definition : To the side; of or pertaining to the side.
  4. Definition : Non-linear or unconventional, as in, lateral thinking.
  5. Definition : Pertaining to the left or right of the body; further from the midline.
  6. Definition : At right angles to a line of motion or strain.


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