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English noun: plank

1. plank (substance) a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes


Synonymsboard


Broader (hypernym)lumber, timber


Narrower (hyponym)chipboard, deal, hardboard, matchboard, skid, strake, wale


Part holonymknot, knothole

2. plank (communication) an endorsed policy in the platform of a political party


Broader (hypernym)policy


Part meronymplatform, political platform, political program, program


English verb: plank

1. plank (contact) cover with planks


SamplesThe streets were planked.


Synonymsplank over


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cover

2. plank (contact) set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise


SamplesHe planked the money on the table.
He planked himself into the sofa.


Synonymsflump, plonk, plop, plump, plump down, plunk, plunk down


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)place down, put down, set down

3. plank (consumption) cook and serve on a plank


SamplesPlanked vegetable.
Planked shad.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)dish, dish out, dish up, serve, serve up









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