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English noun: daub

1. daub (substance) material used to daub walls


Broader (hypernym)clay

2. daub (attribute) a blemish made by dirt


SamplesHe had a smudge on his cheek.


Synonymsblot, slur, smear, smirch, smudge, spot


Broader (hypernym)blemish, defect, mar


Narrower (hyponym)blotch, fingermark, fingerprint, inkblot, splodge, splotch

3. daub (artifact) an unskillful painting


Broader (hypernym)painting, picture


English verb: daub

1. daub (contact) coat with plaster


SamplesDaub the wall.


Synonymsplaster


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)coat, surface


Narrower (hyponym)mortar, mud, parget, render-set, roughcast


Verb groupdaub


Domain categorymasonry

2. daub (contact) apply to a surface


SamplesDaub paint onto the wall.


ExamplesThey daub the bread with melted butter, They daub butter on the bread


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)apply, put on


Verb groupdaub, daub, plaster, smear

3. daub (contact) cover (a surface) by smearing (a substance) over it


SamplesSmear the wall with paint.
Daub the ceiling with plaster.


Synonymssmear


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)cover


Narrower (hyponym)blood


Verb groupdaub









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