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English verb: scoop out

1. scoop out (contact) hollow out with a scoop


SamplesScoop out a melon.


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


Broader (hypernym)core out, hollow, hollow out

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


SamplesScoop the sugar out of the container.


Synonymslift out, scoop, scoop up, take up


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


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


Narrower (hyponym)dip









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