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English noun: hare

1. hare (animal) swift timid long-eared mammal larger than a rabbit having a divided upper lip and long hind legs; young born furred and with open eyes

Broader (hypernym)leporid, leporid mammal

Narrower (hyponym)Arctic hare, European hare, jackrabbit, Lepus americanus, Lepus arcticus, Lepus europaeus, leveret, polar hare, snowshoe hare, snowshoe rabbit, varying hare

Part holonymhare, rabbit

Member meronymgenus Lepus, Lepus

2. hare (food) flesh of any of various rabbits or hares (wild or domesticated) eaten as food


Broader (hypernym)game

Part meronymcottontail, cottontail rabbit, European rabbit, hare, Old World rabbit, Oryctolagus cuniculus, wood rabbit

English verb: hare

1. hare (motion) run quickly, like a hare

SamplesHe hared down the hill.

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

Broader (hypernym)run

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