English dictionary

Hint: In most browsers you can lookup any word by double click it.

English noun: ridge

1. ridge (object) a long narrow natural elevation or striation

Broader (hypernym)elevation, natural elevation

Narrower (hyponym)bank, bar, dune, esker, ledge, reef, ripple mark, sand dune, shelf

2. ridge (shape) any long raised strip

Broader (hypernym)convex shape, convexity

Narrower (hyponym)corrugation, raphe, rhaphe

3. ridge (object) a long narrow natural elevation on the floor of the ocean

Broader (hypernym)formation, geological formation

Instance hyponymMid-Atlantic Ridge

4. ridge (object) a long narrow range of hills


Broader (hypernym)formation, geological formation

Narrower (hyponym)arete, hogback, horseback

5. ridge (body) any long raised border or margin of a bone or tooth or membrane

Broader (hypernym)appendage, outgrowth, process

Narrower (hyponym)superciliary arch, superciliary ridge, supraorbital ridge, supraorbital torus

6. ridge (artifact) a beam laid along the edge where two sloping sides of a roof meet at the top; provides an attachment for the upper ends of rafters

Synonymsridgepole, rooftree

Broader (hypernym)beam

Part meronymgable roof, saddle roof, saddleback, saddleback roof

English verb: ridge

1. ridge (stative) extend in ridges

SamplesThe land ridges towards the South.

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)continue, cover, extend

2. ridge (creation) plough alternate strips by throwing the furrow onto an unploughed strip

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)plough, plow, turn

Domain categoryagriculture, farming, husbandry

3. ridge (contact) throw soil toward (a crop row) from both sides

SamplesHe ridged his corn.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)throw

4. ridge (contact) spade into alternate ridges and troughs

SamplesRidge the soil.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)spade

5. ridge (change) form into a ridge

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)form, shape

Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2020 onlineordbog.dk