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English noun: eagle

1. eagle (animal) any of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight


Synonymsbird of Jove


Broader (hypernym)bird of prey, raptor, raptorial bird


Narrower (hyponym)American eagle, Aquila chrysaetos, Aquila rapax, bald eagle, eaglet, golden eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus, Harpia harpyja, harpy, harpy eagle, sea eagle, tawny eagle


Member meronymAccipitridae, family Accipitridae

2. eagle (quantity) (golf) a score of two strokes under par on a hole


Broader (hypernym)score


Domain categorygolf, golf game

3. eagle (possession) a former gold coin in the United States worth 10 dollars


Broader (hypernym)coin

4. eagle (communication) an emblem representing power


SamplesThe Roman eagle.


Broader (hypernym)allegory, emblem


English verb: eagle

1. eagle (contact) shoot two strokes under par


SamplesShe eagled the hole.


Synonymsdouble birdie


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)shoot


Domain categorygolf, golf game

2. eagle (competition) shoot in two strokes under par


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)hit, rack up, score, tally


Domain categorygolf, golf game









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