HyperDic: chop

English > 11 senses of the word chop:
VERBcontactchop, chop upcut into pieces
motionchopmove suddenly
creationchopform or shape by chopping
contactchopstrike sharply, as in some sports
contactchop, hackcut with a hacking tool
competitionchophit sharply
NOUNphenomenonchopthe irregular motion of waves (usually caused by wind blowing in a direction opposite to the tide)
foodchopa small cut of meat including part of a rib
bodychopa jaw
actchop, chop shota tennis return made with a downward motion that puts backspin on the ball
actchop, choppera grounder that bounces high in the air
chop > pronunciation
Soundschaa'p
RhymesAesop ... workshop: 48 rhymes with aap...
English > chop: 11 senses > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningThe irregular motion of waves (usually caused by wind blowing in a direction opposite to the tide).
Example"the boat headed into the chop"
Broaderphysical phenomenonA natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy
Adjectiveschoppyrough with small waves
English > chop: 11 senses > noun 2, food
MeaningA small cut of meat including part of a rib.
Narrowerlamb chop, lamb-chop, lambchopchop cut from a lamb
mutton chopchop cut from a mature sheep
porkchopchop cut from a hog
Broadercut, cut of meatA piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass
Spanishchuleta
Catalancostella
Verbschopcut into pieces
English > chop: 11 senses > noun 3, body
MeaningA jaw.
Example"I'll hit him on the chops"
BroaderjawThe part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth
Spanishcara, mandíbula, quijada
English > chop: 11 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningA tennis return made with a downward motion that puts backspin on the ball.
Synonymchop shot
BroaderreturnA tennis stroke that sends the ball back to the other player
Verbschopstrike sharply, as in some sports
English > chop: 11 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningA grounder that bounces high in the air.
Synonymchopper
Broadergrounder, ground ball, groundball, hopper(baseball) a hit that travels along the ground
English > chop: 11 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningcut into pieces.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThe chefs chop the vegetables
Examples
  • "Chop wood"
  • "chop meat"
Synonymchop up
Narrowerhashchop up
mincecut into small pieces
Broadercutseparate with or as if with an instrument
Spanishcortar, picar, tajar
Nounschopa small cut of meat including part of a rib
choppera butcher's knife having a large square blade
chopperinformal terms for a human 'tooth'
English > chop: 11 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningMove suddenly.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
English > chop: 11 senses > verb 3, creation
MeaningForm or shape by chopping.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"chop a hole in the ground"
Broadermake, createmake or cause to be or to become
English > chop: 11 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningstrike sharply, as in some sports.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderstrikedeliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon
Nounschopa tennis return made with a downward motion that puts backspin on the ball
choppera grounder that bounces high in the air
English > chop: 11 senses > verb 5, contact
Meaningcut with a hacking tool.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThe chefs chop the vegetables
Synonymhack
Entailed bypick, break upattack with or as if with a pickaxe of ice or rocky ground, for example
Narroweraxe, axchop or split with an ax
Broadercutseparate with or as if with an instrument
See alsochop downcut down
chop offremove by or as if by cutting
chop upcut into pieces
Spanishcortar, despedazar, picar, rajar, tajar, trocear
Catalanestellar, picar, picolar, tallar
Nounschoppera butcher's knife having a large square blade
chopperinformal terms for a human 'tooth'
English > chop: 11 senses > verb 6, competition
Meaninghit sharply.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderstrike, hitmake a strategic, offensive, assault against an enemy, opponent, or a target
Spanishpegar, tajar

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