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English noun: library

1. library (artifact) a room where books are kept

SamplesThey had brandy in the library.

Broader (hypernym)room

Part meronymhouse

2. library (group) a collection of literary documents or records kept for reference or borrowing

Broader (hypernym)accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection

Narrower (hyponym)bibliotheca, public library, rental collection

3. library (artifact) a depository built to contain books and other materials for reading and study

Synonymsdepository library

Broader (hypernym)deposit, depositary, depository, repository

Narrower (hyponym)athenaeum, atheneum, circulating library, lending library

Part holonymcarrel, carrell, cubicle, reading room, stacks, stall

4. library (group) (computing) a collection of standard programs and subroutines that are stored and available for immediate use

Synonymsprogram library, subroutine library

Broader (hypernym)accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection

Part holonymcataloged procedure, library program, library routine

Domain categorycomputer programing, computer programming, programing, programming

5. library (artifact) a building that houses a collection of books and other materials

Broader (hypernym)building, edifice

Instance hyponymNational Library of Medicine, U.S. National Library of Medicine, United States National Library of Medicine

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