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English noun: shack

1. shack (artifact) small crude shelter used as a dwelling


Synonymshovel, hut, hutch, shanty


Broader (hypernym)shelter


Narrower (hyponym)igloo, iglu, mudhif


English verb: shack

1. shack (stative) make one's home in a particular place or community


SamplesMay parents reside in Florida.


Synonymsdomicile, domiciliate, reside


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)dwell, inhabit, live, populate


Narrower (hyponym)rusticate

2. shack (motion) move, proceed, or walk draggingly or slowly


SamplesJohn trailed behind his class mates.
The Mercedes trailed behind the horse cart.


Synonymstrail


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel









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