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English noun: cleat

1. cleat (artifact) a metal or leather projection (as from the sole of a shoe); prevents slipping


Broader (hypernym)projection


Narrower (hyponym)calk, calkin


Part meronymcleats

2. cleat (artifact) a fastener (usually with two projecting horns) around which a rope can be secured


Broader (hypernym)fastener, fastening, fixing, holdfast

3. cleat (artifact) a strip of wood or metal used to strengthen the surface to which it is attached


Broader (hypernym)strip


English verb: cleat

1. cleat (possession) provide with cleats


SamplesCleat running shoes for better traction.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)furnish, provide, render, supply

2. cleat (contact) secure on a cleat


SamplesCleat a line.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)fasten, fix, secure









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