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HOE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does hoe mean? 

HOE (noun)
  The noun HOE has 1 sense:

1. a tool with a flat blade attached at right angles to a long handle

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


HOE (verb)
  The verb HOE has 1 sense:

1. dig with a hoe

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


 Dictionary entry details 


HOE (noun)


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Meaning:

A tool with a flat blade attached at right angles to a long handle

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

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

tool (an implement used in the practice of a vocation)

Meronyms (parts of "hoe"):

hoe handle (the handle of a hoe)

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

Dutch hoe; scuffle; scuffle hoe (a hoe that is used by pushing rather than pulling)


HOE (verb)


Sense 1hoe [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Dig with a hoe

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Context example:

He is hoeing the flower beds

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

till (work land as by ploughing, harrowing, and manuring, in order to make it ready for cultivation)

"Hoe" entails doing...:

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

Domain category:

agriculture; farming; husbandry (the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock)

Sentence frames:

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


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