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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


Synonymsspread


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.


Synonymsglue


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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