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BURROW

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does burrow mean? 

BURROW (noun)
  The noun BURROW has 1 sense:

1. a hole in the ground made by an animal for shelter

  Familiarity information: BURROW used as a noun is very rare.


BURROW (verb)
  The verb BURROW has 1 sense:

1. move through by or as by digging

  Familiarity information: BURROW used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BURROW (noun)


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Meaning:

A hole in the ground made by an animal for shelter

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)

Synonyms:

burrow; tunnel

Hypernyms ("burrow" is a kind of...):

hole; hollow (a depression hollowed out of solid matter)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "burrow"):

rabbit warren; warren (a series of connected underground tunnels occupied by rabbits)


BURROW (verb)


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Meaning:

Move through by or as by digging

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

burrow; tunnel

Context example:

burrow through the forest

Hypernyms (to "burrow" is one way to...):

cut into; delve; dig; turn over (turn up, loosen, or remove earth)

Sentence frame:

Something is ----ing PP


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