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English noun: carpet

1. carpet (artifact) floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)


Synonymscarpeting, rug


Broader (hypernym)floor cover, floor covering, furnishing


Narrower (hyponym)broadloom, Brussels carpet, drugget, flying carpet, hearthrug, Kurdistan, nammad, numdah, numdah rug, prayer mat, prayer rug, red carpet, runner, scatter rug, shag rug, stair-carpet, throw rug, Wilton, Wilton carpet


Part holonymedging

2. carpet (object) a natural object that resembles or suggests a carpet


SamplesA carpet of flowers.
The larvae of some moths spin a web that resembles a carpet.


Broader (hypernym)natural object


English verb: carpet

1. carpet (stative) form a carpet-like cover (over)


ExamplesDust and dirt carpet the area


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cover, spread over

2. carpet (contact) cover completely, as if with a carpet


SamplesFlowers carpeted the meadows.


ExamplesThe wind storms carpet the area with dust and dirt


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cover

3. carpet (contact) cover with a carpet


SamplesCarpet the floors of the house.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cover









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