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English adjective: limp

1. limp not firm


SamplesWilted lettuce.


Synonymswilted


Similarstale


Antonymsfresh

2. limp lacking in strength or firmness or resilience


SamplesGave a limp handshake.
A limp gesture as if waving away all desire to know.
A slack grip.


Similarlax


Antonymstense


English noun: limp

1. limp (act) the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg


Synonymshitch, hobble


Broader (hypernym)gait


English verb: limp

1. limp (motion) walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury


SamplesThe old woman hobbles down to the store every day.


ExamplesThey limp up the hill


Synonymsgimp, hitch, hobble


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)walk

2. limp (motion) proceed slowly or with difficulty


SamplesThe boat limped into the harbor.


ExamplesThey limp up the hill


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)continue, go forward, proceed









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