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English noun: mop

1. mop (artifact) cleaning implement consisting of absorbent material fastened to a handle; for cleaning floors

Synonymsswab, swob

Broader (hypernym)cleaning device, cleaning equipment, cleaning implement

Narrower (hyponym)dry mop, dust mop, dustmop, sponge mop

Part holonymmop handle

English verb: mop

1. mop (contact) to wash or wipe with or as if with a mop

SamplesMop the hallway now.
He mopped her forehead with a towel.

Synonymsmop up, wipe up

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)absorb, draw, imbibe, soak up, sop up, suck, suck up, take in, take up

Narrower (hyponym)sponge, swab, swob

2. mop (body) make a sad face and thrust out one's lower lip

SamplesMop and mow.
The girl pouted.

Synonymsmow, pout

Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)grimace, make a face, pull a face

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