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English noun: chop

1. chop (phenomenon) the irregular motion of waves (usually caused by wind blowing in a direction opposite to the tide)


SamplesThe boat headed into the chop.


Broader (hypernym)physical phenomenon

2. chop (food) a small cut of meat including part of a rib


Broader (hypernym)cut, cut of meat


Narrower (hyponym)lamb chop, lamb-chop, lambchop, mutton chop, porkchop

3. chop (body) a jaw


SamplesI'll hit him on the chops.


Broader (hypernym)jaw

4. chop (act) a tennis return made with a downward motion that puts backspin on the ball


Synonymschop shot


Broader (hypernym)return

5. chop (act) a grounder that bounces high in the air


Synonymschopper


Broader (hypernym)ground ball, groundball, grounder, hopper


English verb: chop

1. chop (contact) cut into pieces


SamplesChop wood.
Chop meat.


ExamplesThe chefs chop the vegetables


Synonymschop up


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


Broader (hypernym)cut


Narrower (hyponym)hash, mince

2. chop (motion) move suddenly


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)move

3. chop (creation) form or shape by chopping


SamplesChop a hole in the ground.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)create, make

4. chop (contact) strike sharply, as in some sports


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)strike

5. chop (contact) cut with a hacking tool


ExamplesThe chefs chop the vegetables


Synonymshack


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


Broader (hypernym)cut


Narrower (hyponym)ax, axe

6. chop (competition) hit sharply


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)hit, strike









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