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English noun: paste

1. paste (substance) any mixture of a soft and malleable consistency

Broader (hypernym)composition

2. paste (substance) a hard, brilliant lead glass that is used in making artificial jewelry

Broader (hypernym)lead glass

3. paste (substance) an adhesive made from water and flour or starch; used on paper and paperboard

Synonymslibrary paste

Broader (hypernym)adhesive, adhesive agent, adhesive material

Narrower (hyponym)wafer

4. paste (food) a tasty mixture to be spread on bread or crackers or used in preparing other dishes


Broader (hypernym)condiment

Narrower (hyponym)anchovy butter, cheese spread, fishpaste, garlic butter, hommos, hoummos, hummus, humous, humus, lobster butter, margarin, margarine, marge, marshmallow fluff, miso, nut butter, oleo, oleomargarine, onion butter, pate, peanut butter, pimento butter, shrimp butter, tahini, tapenade

English verb: paste

1. paste (contact) join or attach with or as if with glue

SamplesPaste the sign on the wall.
Cut and paste the sentence in the text.


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

Broader (hypernym)attach

Narrower (hyponym)epoxy

2. paste (contact) hit with the fists

SamplesHe pasted his opponent.

ExamplesThe fighter managed to paste his opponent

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

Broader (hypernym)beat

3. paste (contact) cover the surface of

SamplesPaste the wall with burlap.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something PP

Broader (hypernym)cover

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