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English noun: sag

1. sag (shape) a shape that sags

SamplesThere was a sag in the chair seat.


Broader (hypernym)depression, impression, imprint

English verb: sag

1. sag (motion) droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness

ExamplesThe children sag in the rocking chair, There sag some children in the rocking chair

Synonymsdroop, flag, swag

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)drop, drop down, sink

Narrower (hyponym)bag, slouch, slump

2. sag (motion) cause to sag

SamplesThe children sagged their bottoms down even more comfortably.

Synonymssag down

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)drop, drop down, sink

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