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English noun: conk

1. conk (body) informal term for the nose


Broader (hypernym)nose, olfactory organ


Domain regionBritain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


English verb: conk

1. conk (motion) come to a stop


SamplesThe car stalled in the driveway.


Synonymsstall


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)halt, stop


Domain categorydriving

2. conk (contact) hit, especially on the head


SamplesThe stranger conked him and he fainted.


ExamplesSam and Sue conk the movie


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


Broader (hypernym)hit

3. conk (change) pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life


SamplesShe died from cancer.
The children perished in the fire.
The patient went peacefully.
The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102.


Synonymsbuy the farm, cash in one's chips, choke, croak, decease, die, drop dead, exit, expire, give-up the ghost, go, kick the bucket, pass, pass away, perish, pop off, snuff it


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)change state, turn


Narrower (hyponym)abort, asphyxiate, buy it, drown, fall, famish, pip out, predecease, starve, stifle, succumb, suffocate, yield


Verb groupbreak, break down, conk out, die, die, fail, give out, give way, go, go bad


Antonymsbe born

4. conk (body) pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain


Synonymsfaint, pass out, swoon


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)black out, pass out, zonk out









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