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English noun: stripe

1. stripe (artifact) an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material


Synonymsband, banding


Broader (hypernym)adornment


Narrower (hyponym)cigar band, hatband, neckband, pinstripe


Part meronymgarment

2. stripe (communication) a piece of braid, usually on the sleeve, indicating military rank or length of service


Broader (hypernym)badge


Domain categoryarmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

3. stripe (communication) V-shaped sleeve badge indicating military rank and service


SamplesThey earned their stripes in Kuwait.


Synonymschevron, grade insignia, stripes


Broader (hypernym)badge


Domain categoryarmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

4. stripe (cognition) a kind or category


SamplesBusinessmen of every stripe joined in opposition to the proposal.


Broader (hypernym)form, kind, sort, variety

5. stripe (attribute) a narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background


SamplesA green toad with small black stripes or bars.
May the Stars and Stripes forever wave.


Synonymsbar, streak


Broader (hypernym)marking


Narrower (hyponym)band, banding, stria, striation


English verb: stripe

1. stripe (contact) mark with stripes


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


Broader (hypernym)mark









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