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STUD (studded, studding)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does stud mean? 

STUD (noun)
  The noun STUD has 5 senses:

1. a man who is virile and sexually active
2. ornament consisting of a circular rounded protuberance (as on a vault or shield or belt)
3. an upright in house framing
4. adult male horse kept for breeding
5. poker in which each player receives hole cards and the remainder are dealt face up; bets are placed after each card is dealt

  Familiarity information: STUD used as a noun is common.


STUD (verb)
  The verb STUD has 2 senses:

1. scatter or intersperse like dots or studs
2. provide with or construct with studs

  Familiarity information: STUD used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


STUD (noun)


Sense 1stud [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A man who is virile and sexually active

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

he-man; macho-man; stud

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

adult male; man (an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman))


Sense 2stud [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Ornament consisting of a circular rounded protuberance (as on a vault or shield or belt)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

rivet; stud

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

decoration; ornament; ornamentation (something used to beautify)


Sense 3stud [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An upright in house framing

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

scantling; stud

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

upright; vertical (a vertical structural member as a post or stake)

Holonyms ("stud" is a part of...):

building; edifice (a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place)


Sense 4stud [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Adult male horse kept for breeding

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

studhorse; stud

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

entire; stallion (uncastrated adult male horse)


Sense 5stud [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Poker in which each player receives hole cards and the remainder are dealt face up; bets are placed after each card is dealt

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

stud poker; stud

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

poker; poker game (any of various card games in which players bet that they hold the highest-ranking hand)

Domain member category:

hole card ((poker) a playing card dealt face down and not revealed until the showdown)


STUD (verb)


Sense 1stud [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Scatter or intersperse like dots or studs

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Synonyms:

constellate; dot; stud

Context example:

Hills constellated with lights

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

continue; cover; extend (span an interval of distance, space or time)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s something


Sense 2stud [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Provide with or construct with studs

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Context example:

stud the wall

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

add (make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of)

Domain category:

carpentry; woodwork; woodworking (the craft of a carpenter: making things out of wood)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something
Somebody ----s something PP


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