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CRIB (cribbed, cribbing)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does crib mean? 

CRIB (noun)
  The noun CRIB has 5 senses:

1. baby bed with high sides made of slats
2. a literal translation used in studying a foreign language (often used illicitly)
3. a bin or granary for storing grains
4. the cards discarded by players at cribbage
5. a card game (usually for two players) in which each player is dealt six cards and discards one or two

  Familiarity information: CRIB used as a noun is common.


CRIB (verb)
  The verb CRIB has 3 senses:

1. use a crib, as in an exam
2. take unauthorized (intellectual material)
3. line with beams or planks

  Familiarity information: CRIB used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


CRIB (noun)


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Meaning:

Baby bed with high sides made of slats

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

crib; cot

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

baby bed; baby's bed (a small bed for babies; enclosed by sides to prevent the baby from falling)


Sense 2crib [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A literal translation used in studying a foreign language (often used illicitly)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

crib; pony; trot

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

interlingual rendition; rendering; translation; version (a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language)


Sense 3crib [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A bin or granary for storing grains

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

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

garner; granary (a storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed)

bin (a container; usually has a lid)

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

corncrib (a crib for storing and drying ears of corn)


Sense 4crib [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The cards discarded by players at cribbage

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

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

playing card (one of a pack of cards that are used to play card games)

Holonyms ("crib" is a part of...):

crib; cribbage (a card game (usually for two players) in which each player is dealt six cards and discards one or two)


Sense 5crib [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A card game (usually for two players) in which each player is dealt six cards and discards one or two

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

cribbage; crib

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

card game; cards (a game played with playing cards)

Meronyms (parts of "crib"):

crib (the cards discarded by players at cribbage)


CRIB (verb)


Sense 1crib [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Use a crib, as in an exam

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

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

cheat; chisel (engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


Sense 2crib [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Take unauthorized (intellectual material)

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

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

lift; plagiarise; plagiarize (take without referencing from someone else's writing or speech; of intellectual property)

Domain category:

crime; law-breaking ((criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

Sentence example:

They crib the goods


Sense 3crib [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Line with beams or planks

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Context example:

crib a construction hole

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

line (cover the interior of)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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