HyperDic: cradle

English > 10 senses of the word cradle:
NOUNartifactcradlea baby bed with sides and rockers
locationcradle, birthplace, place of origin, provenance, proveniencewhere something originated or was nurtured in its early existence
timecradlebirth of a person
artifactcradle, rockera trough that can be rocked back and forth
VERBcontactcradlehold gently and carefully
socialcradlebring up from infancy
motioncradlehold or place in or as if in a cradle
contactcradlecut / cut grain with a cradle scythe
contactcradlewash in a cradle
competitioncradlerun with the stick
cradle > pronunciation
Soundskrey'dahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > cradle: 10 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA baby bed with sides and rockers.
PartsrockerA curved support that permits the supported object to rock to and fro
Broaderbaby bed, baby's bedA small bed for babies
Spanishcuna
Catalanbres, bressol
Verbscradlehold gently and carefully
cradlehold or place in or as if in a cradle
English > cradle: 10 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningWhere something originated or was nurtured in its early existence.
Synonymsbirthplace, place of origin, provenance, provenience
Broaderbeginning, origin, root, rootage, sourceThe place where something begins, where it springs into being
Spanishcuna, lugar de origen, origen, procedencia, proveniencia
Catalanbressol, lloc d'origen, provinença
English > cradle: 10 senses > noun 3, time
Meaningbirth of a person.
Example"he was taught from the cradle never to cry"
BroaderbirthThe time when something begins (especially life)
English > cradle: 10 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA trough that can be rocked back and forth; used by gold miners to shake auriferous earth in water in order to separate the gold.
Synonymrocker
BroadertroughA long narrow shallow receptacle
Verbscradlewash in a cradle
English > cradle: 10 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaninghold gently and carefully.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"He cradles the child in his arms"
Broaderhold, take holdHave or hold in one's hands or grip
Spanishacunar
Nounscradlea baby bed with sides and rockers
English > cradle: 10 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningBring up from infancy.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderrear, raise, bring up, nurture, parentBring up
English > cradle: 10 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaninghold or place in or as if in a cradle.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example"He cradled the infant in his arms"
Broaderhold, take holdHave or hold in one's hands or grip
Nounscradlea baby bed with sides and rockers
English > cradle: 10 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningcut / cut grain with a cradle scythe.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broadercutseparate with or as if with an instrument
English > cradle: 10 senses > verb 5, contact
Meaningwash in a cradle.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"cradle gold"
Broaderwash, laundercleanse with a cleaning agent, such as soap, and water
Spanishdar un baño, lavar en batea
Nounscradlea trough that can be rocked back and forth
English > cradle: 10 senses > verb 6, competition
MeaningRun with the stick.
PatternSomebody ----s
CategorylacrosseA game invented by American Indians
Broaderplayparticipate in games / games or sport

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