HyperDic: buck

English > 9 senses of the word buck / Buck:
VERBsocialbuckto strive with determination
socialbuck, go againstresist
motionbuck, tear, shoot, shoot down, chargemove quickly and violently
motionbuck, jerk, hitchjump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched
NOUNartifactbuck, vaulting horse, long horsea gymnastic horse without pommels and with one end elongated
possessionbuck, dollar, dollar bill, one dollar bill, clama piece of paper money worth one dollar
person Buck, Pearl Buck, Pearl Sydenstricker BuckUnited States author whose novels drew on her experiences as a missionary in China / China (1892-1973)
artifactbuck, sawhorse, horse, sawbucka framework for holding wood that is being sawed
animalbuckmature male of various mammals (especially deer or antelope)
buck / Buck > pronunciation
Soundsbah'k
Rhymesaeronautic ... Zanuck: 70 rhymes with ahk...
English > buck: 9 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA gymnastic horse without pommels and with one end elongated; used lengthwise for vaulting.
Synonymsvaulting horse, long horse
Broaderhorse, gymnastic horseA padded gymnastic apparatus on legs
Spanishplinto
Catalanpoltre
English > buck: 9 senses > noun 2, possession
MeaningA piece of paper money worth one dollar.
Synonymsdollar, dollar bill, one dollar bill, clam
RegionUnited States, United States of America, America, the States, US, U.S., USA, U.S.A.North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean
Broaderbill, note, government note, bank bill, banker's bill, bank note, banknote, Federal Reserve note, greenbackA piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank)
Spanishdólar, pavo, pavos
Catalandòlar
English > Buck: 9 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningUnited States author whose novels drew on her experiences as a missionary in China / China (1892-1973).
SynonymsPearl Buck, Pearl Sydenstricker Buck
Instance ofmissionary, missionersomeone sent on a mission / mission--especially a religious or charitable mission to a foreign country
writer, authorWrites (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
SpanishPearl Buck
CatalanPearl Buck, Pearl Sydenstricker Buck
English > buck: 9 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA framework for holding wood that is being sawed.
Synonymssawhorse, horse, sawbuck
Narrowertrestlesawhorses used in pairs to support a horizontal tabletop
Broaderframework, frameA structure supporting or containing something
Spanishburro, caballete para serrar
Catalancavallet, cavallet per a serrar
English > buck: 9 senses > noun 5, animal
Meaningmature male of various mammals (especially deer or antelope).
Narrowerstagadult male deer
Broaderplacental, placental mammal, eutherian, eutherian mammalmammals having a placenta
Spanishbuco, gamo, macho
Catalanboc, cérvol
Verbsbuckjump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched
English > buck: 9 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningTo strive with determination.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"John is bucking for a promotion"
Broaderendeavor, endeavour, striveattempt by employing effort
Spanishjugársela
English > buck: 9 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningresist.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"buck the trend"
Synonymgo against
Broaderreact, opposeact against or in opposition to
Spanishin en contra, ir contra, oponerse, resistirse
English > buck: 9 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningMove quickly and violently.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymstear, shoot, shoot down, charge
NarrowerripMove precipitously or violently
Broaderrush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on itMove fast
Similar todart, dash, scoot, scud, flash, shootRun or move very quickly or hastily
Spanisharrancar, arremeter, cargar, despedir, disparar, sacudirse
English > buck: 9 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningJump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"the yung filly bucked"
Synonymsjerk, hitch
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Nounsbuckmature male of various mammals (especially deer or antelope)

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