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English noun: crib

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


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


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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