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English noun: tent

1. tent (artifact) a portable shelter (usually of canvas stretched over supporting poles and fastened to the ground with ropes and pegs)

SamplesHe pitched his tent near the creek.

Synonymscollapsible shelter

Broader (hypernym)shelter

Narrower (hyponym)backpacking tent, bell tent, cabana, canvas, canvas tent, canvass, cottage tent, fly tent, lean-to tent, marquee, mountain tent, pack tent, pavilion, pop tent, praetorium, pretorium, pup tent, pyramidal tent, sealskin tent, shelter tent, teepee, tepee, tipi, tupek, tupik, two-man tent, umbrella tent

Part holonymguy, guy cable, guy rope, guy wire

2. tent (object) a web that resembles a tent or carpet

Broader (hypernym)web

English verb: tent

1. tent (stative) live in or as if in a tent

SamplesCan we go camping again this summer?.
The circus tented near the town.
The houseguests had to camp in the living room.

Synonymsbivouac, camp, camp out, encamp

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

Broader (hypernym)dwell, inhabit, live, populate

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