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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.


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.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something PP

Broader (hypernym)cover

Narrower (hyponym)blood

Verb groupdaub

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