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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


Synonymsshallow


Broader (hypernym)body of water, water

3. shoal (group) a large group of fish


SamplesA school of small glittering fish swam by.


Synonymsschool


Broader (hypernym)animal group


Member holonymfish


English verb: shoal

1. shoal (change) make shallow


SamplesThe silt shallowed the canal.


Synonymsshallow


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


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

2. shoal (change) become shallow


SamplesThe lake shallowed over time.


Synonymsshallow


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)change









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