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English noun: deck

1. deck (artifact) any of various platforms built into a vessel

Broader (hypernym)platform

Narrower (hyponym)afterdeck, awning deck, flight deck, foredeck, fourth deck, gun deck, hurricane deck, hurricane roof, landing deck, lido deck, lower deck, main deck, orlop, orlop deck, promenade deck, quarterdeck, second deck, third deck, upper deck

Part meronymship

2. deck (artifact) street name for a packet of illegal drugs

Broader (hypernym)packet

Narrower (hyponym)dime, dime bag

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

3. deck (group) a pack of 52 playing cards

Synonymsdeck of cards, pack of cards

Broader (hypernym)pack

Member holonymplaying card, queen, suit

4. deck (artifact) a porch that resembles the deck on a ship

Broader (hypernym)porch

Narrower (hyponym)sun deck

English verb: deck

1. deck (stative) be beautiful to look at

SamplesFlowers adorned the tables everywhere.

ExamplesHolly flowers deck the halls

Synonymsadorn, beautify, decorate, embellish, grace

Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Broader (hypernym)be

Narrower (hyponym)ornament

2. deck (creation) decorate

SamplesDeck the halls with holly.

ExamplesThey deck the halls with holly

Synonymsbedeck, bedight

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

Broader (hypernym)adorn, beautify, decorate, embellish, grace, ornament

Narrower (hyponym)plume

3. deck (contact) knock down with force

SamplesHe decked his opponent.

ExamplesThe fighter managed to deck his opponent

Synonymscoldcock, dump, floor, knock down

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)beat

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