HyperDic: crawl

English > 8 senses of the word crawl:
VERBmotioncrawl, creepmove slowly
stativecrawlfeel as if crawling with insects
stativecrawlbe full of
motioncrawl, fawn, creep, cringe, cower, grovelshow submission or fear
motioncrawlswim by doing the crawl
NOUNactcrawla very slow movement
actcrawl, front crawl, Australian crawla swimming stroke
actcrawl, crawling, creep, creepinga slow mode of locomotion on hands and knees or dragging the body
crawl > pronunciation
Soundskrao'l
Rhymesalbuterol ... windfall: 100 rhymes with aol...
English > crawl: 8 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA very slow movement.
Example"the traffic advanced at a crawl"
Broadermotion, movement, moveThe act of changing location from one place to another
Verbscrawlmove slowly
English > crawl: 8 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA swimming stroke; arms are moved alternately overhead accompanied by a flutter kick.
Synonymsfront crawl, Australian crawl
Partsflutter kickA swimming kick
Broaderswimming strokeA method of moving the arms and legs to push against the water and propel the swimmer forward
Spanishcrol
Catalancrol
Verbscrawlswim by doing the crawl
English > crawl: 8 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA slow mode of locomotion on hands and knees or dragging the body.
Example"a crawl was all that the injured man could manage"
Synonymscrawling, creep, creeping
Broaderlocomotion, travelself-propelled movement
Spanisharrastramiento, gateado
Catalanarrossegada
Verbscrawlmove slowly
English > crawl: 8 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body near the ground.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe streets crawl with crowds; The streets crawl with crowds
Example"The crocodile was crawling along the riverbed"
Synonymcreep
Narrowerformicatecrawl about like ants
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Spanisharrastrarse, deslizarse, gatear, rampar, reptar
Catalananar a quatre grapes, arrossegar-se, gatejar, reptar
Nounscrawl, crawlinga slow mode of locomotion on hands and knees or dragging the body
crawla very slow movement
crawlerterrestrial / terrestrial worm that burrows into and helps aerate soil
crawlera person who crawls or creeps along the ground
English > crawl: 8 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningFeel as if crawling with insects.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"My skin crawled--I was terrified"
BroaderfeelBe felt or perceived in a certain way
Spanishrepeler
Catalanrepel·lir
English > crawl: 8 senses > verb 3, stative
MeaningBe full of.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Example"The old cheese was crawling with maggots"
Broaderteem, pullulate, swarmBe teeming, be abuzz
Catalananar a quatre grapes, arrossegar-se, gatejar
English > crawl: 8 senses > verb 4, motion
Meaningshow submission or fear.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymsfawn, creep, cringe, cower, grovel
Broaderbend, flexform a curve
Spanishhumillarse
Catalanarrossegar-se, arrossegar, humiliar-se
Nounscrawlera person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage
English > crawl: 8 senses > verb 5, motion
Meaningswim by doing the crawl.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example they often don't know how to crawl"
Categorywater sport, aquaticssports that involve bodies of water
BroaderswimTravel through water
Spanishnadar crol
Catalannedar crol
Nounscrawla swimming stroke

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