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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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