English dictionary



Hint: Question mark (?) is a wildcard. Question mark substitutes one character.

English noun: network

1. network (group) an interconnected system of things or people


SamplesHe owned a network of shops.
Retirement meant dropping out of a whole network of people who had been part of my life.
Tangled in a web of cloth.


Synonymsweb


Broader (hypernym)scheme, system


Narrower (hyponym)espionage network, old boy network, reticulum, support system

2. network (artifact) (broadcasting) a communication system consisting of a group of broadcasting stations that all transmit the same programs


SamplesThe networks compete to broadcast important sports events.


Broader (hypernym)communication equipment, communication system


Domain categorybroadcasting

3. network (artifact) an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals


Synonymsmesh, meshing, meshwork, net


Broader (hypernym)cloth, fabric, material, textile


Narrower (hyponym)chicken wire, gauze, grillwork, hairnet, netting, reseau, safety net, save-all, snood, spark arrester, sparker, tulle, veiling, wirework


Part holonymbackbone

4. network (artifact) a system of intersecting lines or channels


SamplesA railroad network.
A network of canals.


Broader (hypernym)system


Narrower (hyponym)graticule, reseau, reticle, reticulation, reticule

5. network (artifact) (electronics) a system of interconnected electronic components or circuits


Synonymselectronic network


Broader (hypernym)system


Narrower (hyponym)computer network, early warning system, information superhighway, superhighway


Domain categoryelectronics


English verb: network

1. network (communication) communicate with and within a group


SamplesYou have to network if you want to get a good job.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)communicate, intercommunicate


Domain categorycomputer science, computing









Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2017 onlineordbog.dk