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English noun: crib

1. crib (artifact) baby bed with high sides made of slats


Synonymscot


Broader (hypernym)baby bed, baby's bed

2. crib (communication) a literal translation used in studying a foreign language (often used illicitly)


Synonymspony, trot


Broader (hypernym)interlingual rendition, rendering, translation, version

3. crib (artifact) a bin or granary for storing grains


Broader (hypernym)bin, garner, granary


Narrower (hyponym)corncrib

4. crib (act) the cards discarded by players at cribbage


Broader (hypernym)playing card


Part meronymcrib, cribbage

5. crib (act) a card game (usually for two players) in which each player is dealt six cards and discards one or two


Synonymscribbage


Broader (hypernym)card game, cards


Part holonymcrib


English verb: crib

1. crib (social) use a crib, as in an exam


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)cheat, chisel

2. crib (possession) take unauthorized (intellectual material)


ExamplesThey crib the goods


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)lift, plagiarise, plagiarize


Domain categorycrime, criminal offence, criminal offense, law-breaking, offence, offense

3. crib (contact) line with beams or planks


SamplesCrib a construction hole.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)line









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