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English noun: scoop

1. scoop (quantity) the quantity a scoop will hold


Synonymsscoopful


Broader (hypernym)containerful

2. scoop (shape) a hollow concave shape made by removing something


Synonymspocket


Broader (hypernym)concave shape, concavity, incurvation, incurvature

3. scoop (communication) a news report that is reported first by one news organization


SamplesHe got a scoop on the bribery of city officials.


Synonymsexclusive


Broader (hypernym)account, news report, report, story, write up

4. scoop (artifact) street names for gamma hydroxybutyrate


Synonymseasy lay, Georgia home boy, goop, grievous bodily harm, liquid ecstasy, max, soap


Broader (hypernym)gamma hydroxybutyrate, GHB

5. scoop (artifact) the shovel or bucket of a dredge or backhoe


Synonymsscoop shovel


Broader (hypernym)shovel


Part meronymbackhoe, dredge

6. scoop (artifact) a large ladle


SamplesHe used a scoop to serve the ice cream.


Broader (hypernym)ladle


English verb: scoop

1. scoop (contact) take out or up with or as if with a scoop


SamplesScoop the sugar out of the container.


Synonymslift out, scoop out, scoop up, take up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw


Narrower (hyponym)dip

2. scoop (competition) get the better of


SamplesThe goal was to best the competition.


ExamplesThe fighter managed to scoop his opponent


Synonymsbest, outdo, outflank, trump


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish


Narrower (hyponym)outmaneuver, outmanoeuvre, outsmart









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