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WARP

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does warp mean? 

WARP (noun)
  The noun WARP has 4 senses:

1. a twist or aberration; especially a perverse or abnormal way of judging or acting
2. a shape distorted by twisting or folding
3. a moral or mental distortion
4. yarn arranged lengthways on a loom and crossed by the woof

  Familiarity information: WARP used as a noun is uncommon.


WARP (verb)
  The verb WARP has 2 senses:

1. make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
2. bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat

  Familiarity information: WARP used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


WARP (noun)


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Meaning:

A twist or aberration; especially a perverse or abnormal way of judging or acting

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

deflection; warp

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

aberrance; aberrancy; aberration; deviance (a state or condition markedly different from the norm)


Sense 2warp [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A shape distorted by twisting or folding

Classified under:

Nouns denoting two and three dimensional shapes

Synonyms:

buckle; warp

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

distorted shape; distortion (a shape resulting from distortion)


Sense 3warp [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A moral or mental distortion

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Synonyms:

warping; warp

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

deformation; distortion (a change for the worse)


Sense 4warp [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Yarn arranged lengthways on a loom and crossed by the woof

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

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

thread; yarn (a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving)

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

weave (pattern of weaving or structure of a fabric)

Holonyms ("warp" is a substance of...):

cloth; fabric; material; textile (artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers)


WARP (verb)


Sense 1warp [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

distort; falsify; garble; warp

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

belie; misrepresent (represent falsely)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "warp"):

mangle; murder; mutilate (alter so as to make unrecognizable)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 2warp [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

warp; buckle; heave

Context example:

The highway buckled during the heat wave

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

change surface (undergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "warp"):

lift (rise upward, as from pressure or moisture)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


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