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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


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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