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HEX

 Dictionary entry overview: What does hex mean? 

HEX (noun)
  The noun HEX has 1 sense:

1. an evil spell

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


HEX (adjective)
  The adjective HEX has 1 sense:

1. of or pertaining to a number system having 16 as its base

  Familiarity information: HEX used as an adjective is very rare.


HEX (verb)
  The verb HEX has 1 sense:

1. cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something

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


 Dictionary entry details 


HEX (noun)


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Meaning:

An evil spell

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

hex; jinx; whammy; curse

Context examples:

a witch put a curse on his whole family / he put the whammy on me

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

charm; magic spell; magical spell; spell (a verbal formula believed to have magical force)


HEX (adjective)


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Meaning:

Of or pertaining to a number system having 16 as its base

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

hex; hexadecimal

Pertainym:

hexadecimal number system (a positional system of numeration that uses hexadecimal digits and a radix of sixteen)


HEX (verb)


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Meaning:

Cast a spell over someone or something; put a hex on someone or something

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

witch; jinx; hex; glamour; enchant; bewitch

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

becharm; charm (control by magic spells, as by practicing witchcraft)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "hex"):

voodoo (bewitch by or as if by a voodoo)

spell (place under a spell)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody


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