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English noun: rut

1. rut (shape) a groove or furrow (especially one in soft earth caused by wheels)


Broader (hypernym)channel, groove

2. rut (act) a settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape


SamplesThey fell into a conversational rut.


Synonymsgroove


Broader (hypernym)modus operandi, routine

3. rut (state) applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened sexual arousal and activity


Synonymsestrus, heat, oestrus


Broader (hypernym)physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state


Antonymsanestrum, anestrus, anoestrum, anoestrus


English verb: rut

1. rut (stative) be in a state of sexual excitement; of male mammals


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)be

2. rut (contact) hollow out in the form of a furrow or groove


SamplesFurrow soil.


Synonymsfurrow, groove


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


Broader (hypernym)cut into, delve, dig, turn over









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