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English adjective: cod

1. cod payable by the recipient on delivery

SamplesA collect call.
The letter came collect.
A COD parcel.




English noun: cod

1. cod (plant) the vessel that contains the seeds of a plant (not the seeds themselves)

Synonymspod, seedcase

Broader (hypernym)husk

Narrower (hyponym)pea pod, peasecod

2. cod (food) lean white flesh of important North Atlantic food fish; usually baked or poached


Broader (hypernym)saltwater fish

Narrower (hyponym)salt cod

Part meronymAtlantic cod, Gadus morhua

3. cod (animal) major food fish of Arctic and cold-temperate waters


Broader (hypernym)gadoid, gadoid fish

Narrower (hyponym)Alaska cod, Atlantic cod, burbot, codling, cusk, eelpout, Gadus macrocephalus, Gadus morhua, ling, Lota lota, Pacific cod, schrod, scrod

Member meronymGadus, genus Gadus

English adverb: COD

1. COD collecting the charges upon delivery

SamplesMail a package C.O.D..

SynonymsC.O.D., cash on delivery

English verb: cod

1. cod (communication) fool or hoax

SamplesThe immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone.
You can't fool me!.

Synonymsbefool, dupe, fool, gull, put on, put one across, put one over, slang, take in

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)betray, deceive, lead astray

Narrower (hyponym)kid, pull the leg of

2. cod (communication) harass with persistent criticism or carping

SamplesThe children teased the new teacher.
Don't ride me so hard over my failure.
His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie.

Synonymsbait, rag, rally, razz, ride, tantalise, tantalize, taunt, tease, twit

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)bemock, mock

Narrower (hyponym)banter, barrack, chaff, flout, gibe, jeer, jolly, josh, kid, scoff

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