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English noun: turf

1. turf (object) surface layer of ground containing a mat of grass and grass roots

Synonymsgreensward, sod, sward

Broader (hypernym)ground, land, soil

Narrower (hyponym)divot

2. turf (location) the territory claimed by a juvenile gang as its own

Broader (hypernym)city district

3. turf (location) range of jurisdiction or influence

SamplesA bureaucracy...chiefly concerned with turf...and protecting the retirement system.

Broader (hypernym)jurisdiction

Domain usagecolloquialism

English verb: turf

1. turf (contact) cover (the ground) with a surface layer of grass or grass roots

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)cover

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