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English noun: lumber

1. lumber (substance) the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material


Broader (hypernym)building material

Narrower (hyponym)board, plank, planking, stock, strip

Substance holonymwood

2. lumber (artifact) an implement used in baseball by the batter

Synonymsbaseball bat

Broader (hypernym)baseball equipment, bat

Part holonymgrip, handgrip, handle, hold

English verb: lumber

1. lumber (motion) move heavily or clumsily

SamplesThe heavy man lumbered across the room.

ExamplesThe children lumber to the playground


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)walk

2. lumber (contact) cut lumber, as in woods and forests


Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)cut down, drop, fell, strike down

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