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English noun: card

1. card (artifact) one of a set of small pieces of stiff paper marked in various ways and used for playing games or for telling fortunes


SamplesHe collected cards and traded them with the other boys.


Broader (hypernym)paper


Narrower (hyponym)Hollerith card, playing card, punch card, punched card, tarot, tarot card, trading card

2. card (communication) a card certifying the identity of the bearer


SamplesHe had to show his card to get in.


Synonymsidentity card


Broader (hypernym)positive identification


Narrower (hyponym)borrower's card, business card, donor card, keycard, library card, membership card, ration card

3. card (communication) a rectangular piece of stiff paper used to send messages (may have printed greetings or pictures)


SamplesThey sent us a card from Miami.


Broader (hypernym)correspondence


Narrower (hyponym)get-well card, greeting card, mailing-card, post card, postal card, postcard, sympathy card

4. card (substance) thin cardboard, usually rectangular


Broader (hypernym)cardboard, composition board


Narrower (hyponym)timecard

5. card (person) a witty amusing person who makes jokes


Synonymswag, wit


Broader (hypernym)humorist, humourist


Domain usagecolloquialism

6. card (communication) a sign posted in a public place as an advertisement


SamplesA poster advertised the coming attractions.


Synonymsbill, notice, placard, poster, posting


Broader (hypernym)sign


Narrower (hyponym)flash card, flashcard, show bill, show card, theatrical poster

7. card (communication) a printed or written greeting that is left to indicate that you have visited


Synonymscalling card, visiting card


Broader (hypernym)greeting, salutation

8. card (communication) (golf) a record of scores (as in golf)


SamplesYou have to turn in your card to get a handicap.


Synonymsscorecard


Broader (hypernym)book, record, record book


Domain categorygolf, golf game

9. card (communication) a list of dishes available at a restaurant


SamplesThe menu was in French.


Synonymsbill of fare, carte, carte du jour, menu


Broader (hypernym)bill


Narrower (hyponym)a la carte, prix fixe, table d'hote

10. card (communication) (baseball) a list of batters in the order in which they will bat


SamplesThe managers presented their cards to the umpire at home plate.


Synonymsbatting order, lineup


Broader (hypernym)roll, roster


Part holonymcleanup, cleanup position, cleanup spot


Domain categorybaseball, baseball game

11. card (artifact) a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities


Synonymsadd-in, board, circuit board, circuit card, plug-in


Broader (hypernym)printed circuit


Narrower (hyponym)CPU board, mother board, PC board


English verb: card

1. card (contact) separate the fibers of


SamplesTease wool.


Synonymstease


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


Broader (hypernym)separate

2. card (cognition) ask someone for identification to determine whether he or she is old enough to consume liquor


SamplesI was carded when I tried to buy a beer!.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)ascertain, assure, check, control, ensure, insure, see, see to it









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