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English noun: welter

1. welter (state) a confused multitude of things


Synonymsclutter, fuddle, jumble, mare's nest, muddle, smother


Broader (hypernym)disorder, disorderliness


Narrower (hyponym)rummage


English verb: welter

1. welter (motion) toss, roll, or rise and fall in an uncontrolled way


SamplesThe shipwrecked survivors weltered in the sea for hours.


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)roll over

2. welter (motion) roll around,


SamplesPigs were wallowing in the mud.


Synonymswallow


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)move

3. welter (cognition) be immersed in


SamplesWelter in work.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP









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