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HYPERNYM

 Dictionary entry overview: What does hypernym mean? 

HYPERNYM (noun)
  The noun HYPERNYM has 1 sense:

1. a word that is more generic than a given word

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


 Dictionary entry details 


HYPERNYM (noun)


Sense 1hypernym [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A word that is more generic than a given word

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

hypernym; superordinate word; superordinate

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

word (a unit of language that native speakers can identify)


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