English dictionary



Hint: Question mark (?) is a wildcard. Question mark substitutes one character.

English noun: nuke

1. nuke (artifact) the warhead of a missile designed to deliver an atom bomb


Synonymsatomic warhead, nuclear warhead, thermonuclear warhead


Broader (hypernym)load, payload, warhead


Part meronymatomic weapon, nuclear weapon


English verb: nuke

1. nuke (competition) strike at with firepower or bombs


SamplesZap the enemy.


Synonymsatomise, atomize, zap


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


Broader (hypernym)bomb, bombard

2. nuke (competition) bomb with atomic weapons


Synonymsatom-bomb


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)bomb, bombard

3. nuke (change) cook or heat in a microwave oven


SamplesYou can microwave the leftovers.


ExamplesThe chefs nuke the vegetables


Synonymsmicro-cook, microwave, zap


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cook


Domain categorycookery, cooking, preparation









Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2017 onlineordbog.dk