HyperDic: castle

English > 5 senses of the word castle:
NOUNartifactcastle, palacea large and stately mansion
artifactcastlea large building formerly occupied by a ruler and fortified against attack
artifactcastle, rook(chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard
actcastle, castlinginterchanging the positions of the king and a rook
VERBcompetitioncastlemove the king two squares toward a rook and in the same move the rook to the square next past the king
castle > pronunciation
Soundskae'sahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > castle: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA large and stately mansion.
Synonympalace
InstancesBuckingham PalaceThe London residence of the British sovereign
Partsgreat hallThe principal hall in a castle or mansion
Broadermansion, mansion house, manse, hall, residenceA large and imposing house
Spanishcastillo, palacio
Catalancastell, palau
English > castle: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA large building formerly occupied by a ruler and fortified against attack.
InstancesBalmoral CastleA castle in northeastern Scotland that is a private residence of the British sovereign
Partskeep, donjon, dungeonThe main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress
turretA small tower extending above a building
Broaderfortification, munitiondefensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built around a stronghold to strengthen it
Spanishcastillo, castro
Catalancastell
English > castle: 5 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaning(chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard.
Synonymrook
Categorychess, chess gameA board game for two players who move their 16 pieces according to specific rules
Broaderchessman, chess pieceAny of 16 white and 16 black pieces used in playing the game / game of chess
Spanishtorre
Catalantorre
Verbscastlemove the king two squares toward a rook and in the same move the rook to the square next past the king
English > castle: 5 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningInterchanging the positions of the king and a rook.
Synonymcastling
Broaderchess moveThe act of moving a chess piece
Spanishenroque
Catalanenroc
Verbscastlemove the king two squares toward a rook and in the same move the rook to the square next past the king
English > castle: 5 senses > verb 1, competition
MeaningMove the king two squares toward a rook and in the same move the rook to the square next past the king.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorychess, chess gameA board game for two players who move their 16 pieces according to specific rules
Broadermove, goHave a turn
Spanishenrocar
Nounscastle, castlinginterchanging the positions of the king and a rook
castle(chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard

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