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English noun: tee

1. tee (location) the starting place for each hole on a golf course

SamplesThey were waiting on the first tee.

Synonymsteeing ground

Broader (hypernym)land site, site

Part meronymgolf course, links course

2. tee (artifact) support holding a football on end and above the ground preparatory to the kickoff

Synonymsfootball tee

Broader (hypernym)support

3. tee (artifact) a short peg put into the ground to hold a golf ball off the ground

Synonymsgolf tee

Broader (hypernym)golf equipment, nog, peg

English verb: tee

1. tee (contact) place on a tee

SamplesTee golf balls.

Synonymstee up

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)lay, place, pose, position, put, set

Domain categorygolf, golf game

2. tee (contact) connect with a tee

SamplesTee two pipes.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)connect, link, link up, tie

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