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English noun: bark

1. bark (plant) tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of trees and other woody plants

Broader (hypernym)cover, covering, natural covering

Narrower (hyponym)angostura, angostura bark, canella, canella bark, cascara, cascara sagrada, cascarilla bark, cassia bark, Chinese cinnamon, chittam bark, chittem bark, cinchona, cinchona bark, cinnamon, cinnamon bark, cinnamon bark, cork, cork, eleuthera bark, Jesuit's bark, magnolia, mezereum, Peruvian bark, phellem, sweetwood bark, tanbark, tapa, tapa bark, tappa, tappa bark, white cinnamon, winter's bark

Part meronymbole, branch, root, tree trunk, trunk

2. bark (event) a noise resembling the bark of a dog

Broader (hypernym)noise

3. bark (artifact) a sailing ship with 3 (or more) masts


Broader (hypernym)sailing ship, sailing vessel

4. bark (event) the sound made by a dog

Broader (hypernym)cry

Narrower (hyponym)bow-wow

English verb: bark

1. bark (communication) speak in an unfriendly tone

SamplesShe barked into the dictaphone.

ExamplesThey bark that there was a traffic accident

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

Broader (hypernym)mouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize

2. bark (contact) cover with bark

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)cover

3. bark (contact) remove the bark of a tree

ExamplesThey bark the trees


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

Broader (hypernym)strip

4. bark (communication) make barking sounds

SamplesThe dogs barked at the stranger.

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)emit, let loose, let out, utter

Narrower (hyponym)bay, quest, yap, yelp, yip

5. bark (change) tan (a skin) with bark tannins

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)tan

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