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English noun: bleat

1. bleat (event) the sound of sheep or goats (or any sound resembling this)

Broader (hypernym)cry

English verb: bleat

1. bleat (communication) talk whiningly

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

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

2. bleat (communication) cry plaintively

SamplesThe lambs were bleating.

ExamplesYou can hear animals bleat in the meadows, The meadows bleat with animals

Synonymsbaa, blat, blate

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)emit, let loose, let out, utter

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