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English verb: woo

1. woo (social) seek someone's favor


SamplesChina is wooing Russia.


Synonymscourt


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

2. woo (social) make amorous advances towards


SamplesJohn is courting Mary.


ExamplesSam cannot woo Sue


Synonymscourt, romance, solicit


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)act, move


Narrower (hyponym)chase, chase after, display









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