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English noun: barrack

1. barrack (artifact) a building or group of buildings used to house military personnel

Broader (hypernym)military quarters

Narrower (hyponym)casern

Part holonymsquad room

Domain categoryarmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

English verb: barrack

1. barrack (stative) lodge in barracks

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

Broader (hypernym)accommodate, lodge

2. barrack (communication) spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts

SamplesThe crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers.

Synonymscheer, exhort, inspire, pep up, root on, urge, urge on

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)encourage

Narrower (hyponym)cheerlead

3. barrack (communication) laugh at with contempt and derision

SamplesThe crowd jeered at the speaker.

Synonymsflout, gibe, jeer, scoff

Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)bait, cod, rag, rally, razz, ride, tantalise, tantalize, taunt, tease, twit

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