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English noun: coat

1. coat (artifact) an outer garment that has sleeves and covers the body from shoulder down; worn outdoors


Broader (hypernym)outer garment, overgarment


Narrower (hyponym)afghan, box coat, coatee, cutaway, duffel coat, duffle coat, frock coat, fur coat, greatcoat, jacket, lab coat, laboratory coat, mackinaw, Mackinaw coat, newmarket, overcoat, raincoat, sack coat, sheepskin coat, surcoat, topcoat, topper, waterproof


Part holonymbreast pocket, coat button, coattail, hemline

2. coat (artifact) a thin layer covering something


SamplesA second coat of paint.


Synonymscoating


Broader (hypernym)covering


Narrower (hyponym)bitumastic, coat of paint, emulsion, enamel, facing, finish coat, finishing coat, gilding, gilt, lacquer, metal plating, overcoat, overcoating, paint, patina, photographic emulsion, pigment, plating, rendering, seal, varnish, veneer, veneer, veneering, waterproofing

3. coat (animal) growth of hair or wool or fur covering the body of an animal


Synonymspelage


Broader (hypernym)hair


Narrower (hyponym)fleece, fur, wool


Part meronymmammal, mammalian


English verb: coat

1. coat (contact) put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface


SamplesCoat the cake with chocolate.


ExamplesThe wind storms coat the area with dust and dirt


Synonymssurface


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


Broader (hypernym)cover


Narrower (hyponym)anodise, anodize, blacktop, bonderise, bonderize, brush on, cement, copper, crumb, daub, dredge, egg, encrust, enrobe, finish, foliate, galvanise, galvanize, gelatinize, glaze, grit, incrust, macadamise, macadamize, metal, metalize, metallize, paint, patinate, patinise, patinize, pave, plaster, plate, platinize, porcelainize, refinish, render, resurface, rubber, rubberise, rubberize, seal, size, skim, skimcoat, soot, stucco, tar, tarmac, varnish, zinc

2. coat (body) cover or provide with a coat


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)apparel, clothe, dress, enclothe, fit out, garb, garment, habilitate, raiment, tog

3. coat (contact) form a coat over


SamplesDirt had coated her face.


ExamplesDust and dirt coat the area


Synonymscake


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cover, spread over









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