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English noun: breast

1. breast (body) the front of the trunk from the neck to the abdomen


SamplesHe beat his breast in anger.


Synonymschest


Broader (hypernym)external body part


Narrower (hyponym)bosom


Part meronymchest, pectus, thorax

2. breast (body) either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman


Synonymsboob, bosom, knocker, tit, titty


Broader (hypernym)mamma, mammary gland


Part holonymareola, lactiferous duct, ring of color


Part meronymadult female body, woman's body

3. breast (food) meat carved from the breast of a fowl


Synonymswhite meat


Broader (hypernym)helping, portion, serving


Part meronymchicken, poulet, turkey, volaille

4. breast (animal) the part of an animal's body that corresponds to a person's chest


Broader (hypernym)external body part


English verb: breast

1. breast (stative) meet at breast level


SamplesThe runner breasted the tape.


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


Broader (hypernym)converge, meet

2. breast (motion) reach the summit (of a mountain)


SamplesThey breasted the mountain.
Many mountaineers go up Mt. Everest but not all summit.


Synonymssummit


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


Broader (hypernym)arrive at, attain, gain, hit, make, reach

3. breast (competition) confront bodily


SamplesBreast the storm.


Synonymsfront


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


Broader (hypernym)confront, face









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