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English noun: bilge

1. bilge (substance) water accumulated in the bilge of a ship


Synonymsbilge water


Broader (hypernym)H2O, water

2. bilge (artifact) where the sides of the vessel curve in to form the bottom


Broader (hypernym)bottom, underside, undersurface


Narrower (hyponym)bilges


Part meronymvessel, watercraft


English verb: bilge

1. bilge (change) cause to leak


SamplesThe collision bilged the vessel.


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


Broader (hypernym)damage


Causebilge, take in water

2. bilge (change) take in water at the bilge


SamplesThe tanker bilged.


Synonymstake in water


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)leak









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