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English adjective: imbricate

1. imbricate used especially of leaves or bracts; overlapping or layered as scales or shingles


Synonymsimbricated


Similarrough, unsmooth


Domain categorybotany, phytology


Antonymssmooth


English verb: imbricate

1. imbricate (stative) place so as to overlap


SamplesImbricate the roof tiles.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)lay, place, pose, position, put, set


Verb groupimbricate

2. imbricate (stative) overlap


SamplesThe roof tiles imbricate.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)overlap


Verb groupimbricate









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