English noun: stream
|1.||stream (object) a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth|
|Broader (hypernym)||body of water, water|
|Narrower (hyponym)||branch, brook, creek, headstream, rill, river, rivulet, run, runnel, streamlet, tidal river, tidal stream, tidewater river, tidewater stream|
|Part holonym||crossing, ford, meander, midstream|
|2.||stream (group) dominant course (suggestive of running water) of successive events or ideas|
|Samples||Two streams of development run through American history.|
Stream of consciousness.
The flow of thought.
The current of history.
|Broader (hypernym)||course, line|
|3.||stream (act) the act of flowing or streaming; continuous progression|
|Broader (hypernym)||motion, move, movement|
|Narrower (hyponym)||flood, outpouring, overflow, release, spill, spillage|
|4.||stream (state) something that resembles a flowing stream in moving continuously|
|Samples||A stream of people emptied from the terminal.|
The museum had planned carefully for the flow of visitors.
|5.||stream (event) a steady flow of a fluid (usually from natural causes)|
|Samples||The raft floated downstream on the current.|
He felt a stream of air.
The hose ejected a stream of water.
|Broader (hypernym)||flow, flowing|
|Narrower (hyponym)||eddy, maelstrom, ocean current, rip current, riptide, tidal current, tidal flow, torrent, twist, undercurrent, undertide, violent stream, vortex, whirlpool|
English verb: stream
|1.||stream (motion) to extend, wave or float outward, as if in the wind|
|Samples||Their manes streamed like stiff black pennants in the wind.|
|Pattern of use||Something is ----ing PP|
|Broader (hypernym)||be adrift, blow, drift, float|
|2.||stream (body) exude profusely|
|Samples||She was streaming with sweat.|
His nose streamed blood.
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP
|Broader (hypernym)||exudate, exude, ooze, ooze out, transude|
|3.||stream (motion) move in large numbers|
|Samples||People were pouring out of the theater.|
Beggars pullulated in the plaza.
|Synonyms||pour, pullulate, swarm, teem|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s PP|
|Broader (hypernym)||crowd, crowd together|
|Narrower (hyponym)||pour out, spill out, spill over|
|4.||stream (weather) rain heavily|
|Samples||Put on your rain coat-- it's pouring outside!.|
|Examples||It was streaming all day long|
|Synonyms||pelt, pour, rain buckets, rain cats and dogs|
|Pattern of use||It is ----ing|
|Broader (hypernym)||rain, rain down|
|Narrower (hyponym)||sheet, sluice, sluice down|
|5.||stream (motion) flow freely and abundantly|
|Samples||Tears streamed down her face.|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s.|
Something is ----ing PP
|Broader (hypernym)||course, feed, flow, run|