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English noun: brim

1. brim (artifact) the top edge of a vessel or other container


Synonymslip, rim


Broader (hypernym)edge


Narrower (hyponym)collar, shoe collar


Part meronymvessel

2. brim (artifact) a circular projection that sticks outward from the crown of a hat


Broader (hypernym)projection


Narrower (hyponym)bill, eyeshade, peak, snap brim, visor, vizor


Part meronymchapeau, hat, lid


English verb: brim

1. brim (stative) be completely full


SamplesHis eyes brimmed with tears.


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)feature, have

2. brim (change) fill as much as possible


SamplesBrim a cup to good fellowship.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)fill, fill up, make full









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