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English noun: ocean

1. ocean (object) a large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere

Broader (hypernym)body of water, water

Narrower (hyponym)deep

Instance hyponymAntarctic Ocean, Arctic Ocean, Atlantic, Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean, Pacific, Pacific Ocean

Part meronymhydrosphere

Domain category membersbody of water, shore, water

2. ocean (quantity) anything apparently limitless in quantity or volume


Broader (hypernym)large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity

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