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English noun: rustle

1. rustle (event) a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind

Synonymsrustling, whisper, whispering

Broader (hypernym)noise

English verb: rustle

1. rustle (perception) make a dry crackling sound

SamplesRustling silk.
The dry leaves were rustling in the breeze.

ExamplesYou can hear animals rustle in the meadows, The meadows rustle with animals

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)go, sound

2. rustle (possession) take illegally

SamplesRustle cattle.

ExamplesThey rustle the animals


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

Broader (hypernym)steal

Domain categorycrime, criminal offence, criminal offense, law-breaking, offence, offense

3. rustle (possession) forage food

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)forage, scrounge

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