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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


Synonymslift


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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