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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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