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PERK

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does perk mean? 

PERK (noun)
  The noun PERK has 1 sense:

1. an incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right)

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


PERK (verb)
  The verb PERK has 1 sense:

1. gain or regain energy

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


 Dictionary entry details 


PERK (noun)


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Meaning:

An incidental benefit awarded for certain types of employment (especially if it is regarded as a right)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Synonyms:

fringe benefit; perk; perquisite

Context example:

a limousine is one of the fringe benefits of the job

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

benefit (financial assistance in time of need)

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

apanage; appanage (any customary and rightful perquisite appropriate to your station in life)

backsheesh; baksheesh; bakshis; bakshish; gratuity; pourboire; tip (a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter))


PERK (verb)


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Meaning:

Gain or regain energy

Classified under:

Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care

Synonyms:

gain vigor; perk; perk up; percolate; pick up

Context example:

I picked up after a nap

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

convalesce; recover; recuperate (get over an illness or shock)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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