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English noun: couch

1. couch (artifact) an upholstered seat for more than one person


Synonymslounge, sofa


Broader (hypernym)seat


Narrower (hyponym)convertible, daybed, divan, divan bed, love seat, loveseat, settee, sofa bed, squab, tete-a-tete, vis-a-vis

2. couch (artifact) a flat coat of paint or varnish used by artists as a primer


Broader (hypernym)flat coat, ground, primer, primer coat, priming, priming coat, undercoat

3. couch (artifact) a narrow bed on which a patient lies during psychiatric or psychoanalytic treatment


Broader (hypernym)bed


English verb: couch

1. couch (communication) formulate in a particular style or language


SamplesI wouldn't put it that way.
She cast her request in very polite language.


Synonymscast, frame, put, redact


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)articulate, formulate, give voice, phrase, word









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