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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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