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LIVERY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does livery mean? 

LIVERY (noun)
  The noun LIVERY has 3 senses:

1. uniform worn by some menservants and chauffeurs
2. the voluntary transfer of something (title or possession) from one party to another
3. the care (feeding and stabling) of horses for pay

  Familiarity information: LIVERY used as a noun is uncommon.


LIVERY (adjective)
  The adjective LIVERY has 1 sense:

1. suffering from or suggesting a liver disorder or gastric distress

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


 Dictionary entry details 


LIVERY (noun)


Sense 1livery [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Uniform worn by some menservants and chauffeurs

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

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

uniform (clothing of distinctive design worn by members of a particular group as a means of identification)


Sense 2livery [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The voluntary transfer of something (title or possession) from one party to another

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

legal transfer; livery; delivery

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

conveyance; conveyance of title; conveyancing; conveying (act of transferring property title from one person to another)

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

surrender (the delivery of a principal into lawful custody)

bailment (the delivery of personal property in trust by the bailor to the bailee)


Sense 3livery [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The care (feeding and stabling) of horses for pay

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

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

aid; attention; care; tending (the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something)


LIVERY (adjective)


Sense 1livery [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Suffering from or suggesting a liver disorder or gastric distress

Synonyms:

liverish; livery; bilious

Similar:

ill; sick (affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function)


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