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English noun: ash

1. ash (substance) the residue that remains when something is burned


Broader (hypernym)residue


Narrower (hyponym)bone ash, fly ash

2. ash (plant) any of various deciduous pinnate-leaved ornamental or timber trees of the genus Fraxinus


Synonymsash tree


Broader (hypernym)tree


Narrower (hyponym)Arizona ash, basket ash, black ash, blue ash, brown ash, common European ash, downy ash, European ash, flowering ash, flowering ash, flowering ash, Fraxinus Americana, Fraxinus caroliniana, Fraxinus cuspidata, Fraxinus dipetala, Fraxinus excelsior, Fraxinus latifolia, Fraxinus nigra, Fraxinus oregona, Fraxinus ornus, Fraxinus pennsylvanica, Fraxinus quadrangulata, Fraxinus texensis, Fraxinus tomentosa, Fraxinus velutina, hoop ash, manna ash, mountain ash, Oregon ash, pumpkin ash, red ash, swamp ash, white ash


Instance hyponymYgdrasil, Yggdrasil


Part holonymash-key


Member meronymFraxinus, genus Fraxinus


Substance holonymash

3. ash (plant) strong elastic wood of any of various ash trees; used for furniture and tool handles and sporting goods such as baseball bats


Broader (hypernym)wood


Substance meronymash, ash tree


English verb: ash

1. ash (change) convert into ashes


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


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify









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