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English noun: mound

1. mound (artifact) (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands


Synonymshill, pitcher's mound


Broader (hypernym)baseball equipment


Part meronymbaseball diamond, diamond, infield


Domain categorybaseball, baseball game

2. mound (object) a small natural hill


Synonymshammock, hillock, hummock, knoll


Broader (hypernym)hill


Narrower (hyponym)anthill, formicary, kopje, koppie, molehill

3. mound (group) a collection of objects laid on top of each other


Synonymsagglomerate, cumulation, cumulus, heap, pile


Broader (hypernym)accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection


Narrower (hyponym)compost heap, compost pile, dunghill, funeral pyre, midden, muckheap, muckhill, pyre, scrapheap, shock, slagheap, stack, stockpile, woodpile

4. mound (artifact) structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones


SamplesThey built small mounds to hide behind.


Synonymshill


Broader (hypernym)construction, structure


Narrower (hyponym)barbette, barrow, burial mound, embankment, grave mound, snow bank, snowbank, tumulus

5. mound (act) the position on a baseball team of the player who throws the ball for a batter to try to hit


SamplesHe has played every position except pitcher.
They have a southpaw on the mound.


Synonymspitcher


Broader (hypernym)position


Member meronymbaseball team


English verb: mound

1. mound (creation) form into a rounded elevation


SamplesMound earth.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)forge, form, mold, mould, shape, work


Narrower (hyponym)mound over









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