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English adjective: French

1. French of or pertaining to France or the people of France


SamplesFrench cooking.
A Gallic shrug.


SynonymsGallic


English noun: French

1. French (communication) the Romance language spoken in France and in countries colonized by France


Broader (hypernym)Latinian language, Romance, Romance language


Narrower (hyponym)Anglo-French, Anglo-Norman, Canadian French, Langue d'oc, Langue d'oc French, Langue d'oil, Langue d'oil French, Norman French, Norman-French, Old French, Old North French, Walloon


Domain regionFrance, French Republic


Domain usage memberseminence grise, fin de siecle, noblesse oblige, patois

2. French (person) the people of France


SynonymsFrench people


Broader (hypernym)country, land, nation

3. French (person) United States sculptor who created the seated marble figure of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. (1850-1931)


SynonymsDaniel Chester French


Instance hypernymcarver, sculptor, sculpturer, statue maker


English verb: French

1. French (contact) cut (e.g, beans) lengthwise in preparation for cooking


SamplesFrench the potatoes.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cut









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