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English noun: loft

1. loft (artifact) floor consisting of a large unpartitioned space over a factory or warehouse or other commercial space

Broader (hypernym)floor, level, storey, story

Narrower (hyponym)artist's loft

2. loft (artifact) floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage

Synonymsattic, garret

Broader (hypernym)floor, level, storey, story

Narrower (hyponym)cockloft, hayloft, haymow, mow

Part meronymhouse

3. loft (attribute) (golf) the backward slant on the head of some golf clubs that is designed to drive the ball high in the air

Broader (hypernym)pitch, rake, slant

Domain categorygolf, golf game

4. loft (artifact) a raised shelter in which pigeons are kept

Synonymspigeon loft

Broader (hypernym)shelter

English verb: loft

1. loft (possession) store in a loft

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)store

2. loft (contact) propel through the air

SamplesThe rocket lofted the space shuttle into the air.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP

Broader (hypernym)impel, propel

3. loft (contact) kick or strike high in the air

SamplesLoft a ball.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)hit

4. loft (cognition) lay out a full-scale working drawing of the lines of a vessel's hull

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)lay out

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