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English adjective: French

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

SamplesFrench cooking.
A Gallic shrug.


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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