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English noun: beef

1. beef (animal) cattle that are reared for their meat


Synonymsbeef cattle


Broader (hypernym)Bos taurus, cattle, cows, kine, oxen


Narrower (hyponym)Aberdeen Angus, Angus, beefalo, black Angus, cattalo, Charolais, Durham, Galloway, Hereford, longhorn, Santa Gertrudis, shorthorn, Texas longhorn, whiteface

2. beef (food) meat from an adult domestic bovine


Synonymsboeuf


Broader (hypernym)meat


Narrower (hyponym)bully beef, corn beef, corned beef, ground beef, hamburger, pastrami


Part holonymbeef loin, cut of beef


Part meronymBos taurus, cattle, cows, kine, oxen

3. beef (communication) informal terms for objecting


SamplesI have a gripe about the service here.


Synonymsbitch, gripe, kick, squawk


Broader (hypernym)objection


English verb: beef

1. beef (communication) complain


SamplesWhat was he hollering about?.


Synonymsbellyache, bitch, crab, gripe, grouse, holler, squawk


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


Broader (hypernym)complain, kick, kvetch, plain, quetch, sound off









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