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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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