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English noun: shoal

1. shoal (object) a sandbank in a stretch of water that is visible at low tide

Broader (hypernym)sandbank

2. shoal (object) a stretch of shallow water


Broader (hypernym)body of water, water

3. shoal (group) a large group of fish

SamplesA school of small glittering fish swam by.


Broader (hypernym)animal group

Member holonymfish

English verb: shoal

1. shoal (change) make shallow

SamplesThe silt shallowed the canal.


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

Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

2. shoal (change) become shallow

SamplesThe lake shallowed over time.


Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)change

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