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English noun: stopple

1. stopple (artifact) blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly

Synonymsplug, stopper

Broader (hypernym)block, blockage, closure, occlusion, stop, stoppage

Narrower (hyponym)bottle cork, bung, cork, drainplug, earplug, fipple, spigot, spile, tampion, tampon, tap, tompion

English verb: stopple

1. stopple (contact) close or secure with or as if with a stopper

SamplesShe stoppered the wine bottle.
The mothers stoppered their babies' mouths with pacifiers.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)plug, secure, stop up

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