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WOO

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does woo mean? 

WOO (verb)
  The verb WOO has 2 senses:

1. seek someone's favor
2. make amorous advances towards

  Familiarity information: WOO used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


WOO (verb)


Sense 1woo [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Seek someone's favor

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

woo; court

Context example:

China is wooing Russia

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s somebody
Something ----s something


Sense 2woo [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make amorous advances towards

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

court; romance; solicit; woo

Context example:

John is courting Mary

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

act; move (perform an action, or work out or perform (an action))

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

chase; chase after (pursue someone sexually or romantically)

display (attract attention by displaying some body part or posing; of animals)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody

Sentence example:

Sam cannot woo Sue


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