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CARPENTER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does carpenter mean? 

CARPENTER (noun)
  The noun CARPENTER has 1 sense:

1. a woodworker who makes or repairs wooden objects

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


CARPENTER (verb)
  The verb CARPENTER has 1 sense:

1. work as a carpenter

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


 Dictionary entry details 


CARPENTER (noun)


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Meaning:

A woodworker who makes or repairs wooden objects

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

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

woodman; woodsman; woodworker (makes things out of wood)

Instance hyponyms:

Joseph ((New Testament) husband of Mary and (in Christian belief) the foster father of Jesus)


CARPENTER (verb)


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Meaning:

Work as a carpenter

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

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

work (exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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