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English noun: ladle

1. ladle (artifact) a spoon-shaped vessel with a long handle; frequently used to transfer liquids from one container to another


Broader (hypernym)vessel


Narrower (hyponym)dipper, scoop, soup ladle


Part holonymgrip, handgrip, handle, hold


English verb: ladle

1. ladle (contact) put (a liquid) into a container by means of a ladle


SamplesLadle soup into the bowl.


ExamplesThe women ladle water into the bowl


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)lay, place, pose, position, put, set

2. ladle (contact) remove with or as if with a ladle


SamplesLadle the water out of the bowl.


Synonymslade, laden


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw


Narrower (hyponym)slop









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