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English noun: hood

1. hood (person) an aggressive and violent young criminal


Synonymsgoon, hoodlum, punk, strong-armer, thug, tough, toughie


Broader (hypernym)criminal, crook, felon, malefactor, outlaw


Narrower (hyponym)bully

2. hood (object) a protective covering that is part of a plant


Synonymscap


Broader (hypernym)cover, covering, natural covering


Part meronymflora, plant, plant life

3. hood (group) (slang) a neighborhood


Broader (hypernym)neighborhood, neighbourhood


Domain usageargot, cant, jargon, lingo, patois, slang, vernacular

4. hood (artifact) a tubular attachment used to keep stray light out of the lens of a camera


Synonymslens hood


Broader (hypernym)attachment


Part meronymcamera, camera, photographic camera, television camera, tv camera

5. hood (artifact) (falconry) a leather covering for a hawk's head


Broader (hypernym)covering


Domain categoryfalconry

6. hood (artifact) metal covering leading to a vent that exhausts smoke or fumes


Synonymsexhaust hood


Broader (hypernym)covering


Narrower (hyponym)range hood

7. hood (artifact) the folding roof of a carriage


Broader (hypernym)roof


Narrower (hyponym)calash, calash top, caleche

8. hood (artifact) a headdress that protects the head and face


Broader (hypernym)headdress, headgear


Narrower (hyponym)aventail, calash, caleche, camail, cowl, ventail

9. hood (artifact) protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine


SamplesThere are powerful engines under the hoods of new cars.
The mechanic removed the cowling in order to repair the plane's engine.


Synonymsbonnet, cowl, cowling


Broader (hypernym)protection, protective cover, protective covering


Part holonymhood ornament


Part meronymaeroplane, airplane, auto, automobile, car, machine, motorcar, plane

10. hood (animal) (zoology) an expandable part or marking that resembles a hood on the head or neck of an animal


Broader (hypernym)external body part


Domain categoryzoological science, zoology


English verb: hood

1. hood (contact) cover with a hood


SamplesThe bandits were hooded.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)cover









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