HyperDic: girdle

English > 5 senses of the word girdle:
NOUNbodygirdlean encircling or ringlike structure
artifactgirdle, cincture, sash, waistband, waistclotha band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers
artifactgirdle, corset, staysa woman's close-fitting foundation garment
VERBcontactgirdle, deadencut a girdle around so as to kill by interrupting the circulation of water and nutrients
contactgirdle, girdput a girdle on or around
girdle > pronunciation
Soundsger'dahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > girdle: 5 senses > noun 1, body
MeaningAn encircling or ringlike structure.
Narrowerpectoral girdleA skeletal support to which the forelimbs of vertebrates are attached
pelvis, pelvic girdle, pelvic arch, hipThe structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates
Broaderskeletal structureAny structure created by the skeleton of an organism
Verbsgirdlecut a girdle around so as to kill by interrupting the circulation of water and nutrients
English > girdle: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers.
Synonymscincture, sash, waistband, waistcloth
NarrowercummerbundA broad pleated sash worn as formal dress with a tuxedo
BroaderbandA thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body)
Spanishceñidor, cinto, cintura, cinturón, faja, pretina
Catalancenyidor, cinto, cintura, cinturilla, cinturó, cinyell, pretina
English > girdle: 5 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA woman's close-fitting foundation garment.
Synonymscorset, stays
Narrowerpanty girdleA woman's undergarment that combines a girdle and panties
Broaderfoundation garment, foundationA woman's undergarment worn to give shape to the contours of the body
Spanishcinto, corsé, cotilla, faja
Catalancotilla, faixa
Verbsgirdleput a girdle on or around
English > girdle: 5 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningcut a girdle around so as to kill by interrupting the circulation of water and nutrients.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"girdle the plant"
Synonymdeaden
Categoryplant, flora, plant life(botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
Broaderincisemake an incision / incision into by carving or cutting
Nounsgirdlean encircling or ringlike structure
English > girdle: 5 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningPut a girdle on or around.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymgird
Broadersurround, environ, ring, skirt, borderExtend on all sides of simultaneously
Spanishceñir
Nounsgirdlea woman's close-fitting foundation garment

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