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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.


Synonymsstopper


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)plug, secure, stop up









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