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English noun: lounge

1. lounge (artifact) an upholstered seat for more than one person

Synonymscouch, sofa

Broader (hypernym)seat

Narrower (hyponym)convertible, daybed, divan, divan bed, love seat, loveseat, settee, sofa bed, squab, tete-a-tete, vis-a-vis

2. lounge (artifact) a room (as in a hotel or airport) with seating where people can wait

Synonymswaiting area, waiting room

Broader (hypernym)room

Narrower (hyponym)cloakroom, departure lounge

English verb: lounge

1. lounge (contact) sit or recline comfortably

SamplesHe was lounging on the sofa.

ExamplesThe children lounge in the rocking chair, There lounge some children in the rocking chair

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

Broader (hypernym)sit, sit down

2. lounge (stative) be about

SamplesThe high school students like to loiter in the Central Square.
Who is this man that is hanging around the department?.

Synonymsfootle, hang around, lallygag, linger, loaf, loiter, lollygag, lurk, mess about, mill about, mill around, tarry

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

Broader (hypernym)be

Narrower (hyponym)lurch, prowl

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