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English noun: seesaw

1. seesaw (artifact) a plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrum; the board is ridden up and down by children at either end

Synonymsdandle board, teeter, teeter-totter, teeterboard, teetertotter, tilting board

Broader (hypernym)plaything, toy

Part meronymplayground

English verb: seesaw

1. seesaw (motion) ride on a plank

Synonymsteeter-totter, teetertotter

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)play

2. seesaw (motion) move up and down as if on a seesaw

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)move

3. seesaw (motion) move unsteadily, with a rocking motion

Synonymsteeter, totter

Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)move

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