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English noun: slice

1. slice (possession) a share of something


SamplesA slice of the company's revenue.


Synonymspiece


Broader (hypernym)part, percentage, portion, share

2. slice (food) a serving that has been cut from a larger portion


SamplesA piece of pie.
A slice of bread.


Synonymspiece


Broader (hypernym)helping, portion, serving


Narrower (hyponym)cutlet, escallop, filet, fillet, fish filet, fish fillet, scallop, scollop

3. slice (state) a wound made by cutting


SamplesHe put a bandage over the cut.


Synonymscut, gash, slash


Broader (hypernym)lesion, wound

4. slice (act) a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer


SamplesHe took lessons to cure his slicing.


Synonymsfade, slicing


Broader (hypernym)golf shot, golf stroke, swing

5. slice (object) a thin flat piece cut off of some object


Broader (hypernym)part, piece


Narrower (hyponym)section

6. slice (artifact) a spatula for spreading paint or ink


Broader (hypernym)spatula


English verb: slice

1. slice (contact) make a clean cut through


SamplesSlit her throat.


Synonymsslit


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


Broader (hypernym)cut

2. slice (contact) hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels in a different direction


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


Broader (hypernym)hit


Domain categorygolf, golf game

3. slice (contact) cut into slices


SamplesSlice the salami, please.


ExamplesThe chefs slice the vegetables


Synonymsslice up


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


Broader (hypernym)cut

4. slice (competition) hit a ball so that it causes a backspin


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


Broader (hypernym)hit, strike









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