HyperDic: hook

English > 20 senses of the word hook:
NOUNartifacthooka catch for locking a door
shapehook, crotcheta sharp curve or crook
cognitionhook, bait, come-on, lure, sweeteneranything that serves as an enticement / enticement
artifacthook, clawa mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something
artifacthooka curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something
acthook, draw, hookinga golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer
acthooka short swinging punch delivered from the side with the elbow bent
acthook, hook shota basketball shot made over the head with the hand that is farther from the basket
VERBcontacthookfasten with a hook
possessionhook, overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, robrip off
creationhook, crochetmake a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle
contacthookhit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the left
possessionhook, snitch, thieve, cop, knock off, glomtake by theft
possessionhook, pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, sneak, filch, nobble, liftmake off with belongings of others
contacthookhit with a hook
contacthookcatch with a hook
consumptionhook, addictto cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)
competitionhooksecure with the foot
communicationhook, snareentice and trap
communicationhook, solicit, accostapproach with an offer of sexual favors
hook > pronunciation
Soundshhuh'k
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English > hook: 20 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA catch for locking a door.
BroadercatchA fastener that fastens or locks a door or window
Spanishgancho
Verbshookfasten with a hook
English > hook: 20 senses > noun 2, shape
MeaningA sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook.
Synonymcrotchet
Narroweruncus(biology) any hook-shaped process or part
Broadercurve, curved shapeThe trace of a point whose direction of motion changes
Spanishgancho
Catalanganxo
English > hook: 20 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningAnything that serves as an enticement / enticement.
Synonymsbait, come-on, lure, sweetener
Broadertemptation, enticementSomething that seduces or has the quality to seduce
Spanishanzuelo, cebo, gancho, señuelo
Catalanedulcorant, esquer
Verbshookentice and trap
hookto cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)
English > hook: 20 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something.
Synonymclaw
Part ofcoat hanger, clothes hanger, dress hangerA hanger that is shaped like a person's shoulders and used to hang garments on
grapnel, grapple, grappler, grappling hook, grappling ironA tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding
Narroweranchor, ground tackleA mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving
pothookAn S-shaped hook to suspend a pot over a fire
tenterhookOne of a series of hooks used to hold cloth on a tenter
Broadermechanical devicemechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
Spanishgancho, garfio, garra
Catalanganxo, garfi, garra
Verbshookfasten with a hook
English > hook: 20 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something.
PartsbarbA subsidiary point facing opposite from the main point that makes an arrowhead or spear hard to remove
Narrowerboat hookpole-handled hook used to pull or push boats
buttonhookA hook for pulling a button through a buttonhole
crotchetA small tool or hooklike implement
cup hookhook (usually on the underside of a shelf) for hanging cups
fishhookA sharp barbed hook for catching fish
gaffAn iron hook with a handle
gigA cluster of hooks (without barbs) that is drawn through a school of fish to hook their bodies
meat hookA strong pointed hook from which the carcasses of animals are hung
skyhookA hook that is imagined to be suspended from the sky
Broaderimplementinstrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end
Spanishgancho, garfio
Verbshookcatch with a hook
hookmake a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle
English > hook: 20 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningA golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer.
Example"he took lessons to cure his hooking"
Synonymsdraw, hooking
Broadergolf stroke, golf shot, swingThe act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it
Catalanenganxada
Verbshookhit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the left
English > hook: 20 senses > noun 7, act
MeaningA short swinging punch delivered from the side with the elbow bent.
NarrowerroundhouseA hook delivered with an exaggerated swing
Broaderpunch, clout, poke, lick, biff, slug(boxing) a blow with the fist
Verbshookhit with a hook
English > hook: 20 senses > noun 8, act
MeaningA basketball shot made over the head with the hand that is farther from the basket.
Synonymhook shot
Broaderbasketball shotThrowing the basketball toward the hoop
Spanishgancho
Catalanganxo
English > hook: 20 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningFasten with a hook.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Broaderfasten, fix, secureCause to be firmly attached
See alsohook upconnect or link
OppositeunhookTake off a hook
Spanishenganchar
Catalanenganxar
Nounshooka mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something
hooka catch for locking a door
English > hook: 20 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningrip off; ask an unreasonable price.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsovercharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob
Entailscharge, billdemand payment
Narrowerextort, squeeze, rack, gouge, wringObtain by coercion or intimidation
Broadercheat, rip off, chiseldeprive somebody of something by deceit
OppositeunderchargeCharge (someone) too little money
Spanishatracar, desplumar, robar
Catalanatracar, plomar, robar
English > hook: 20 senses > verb 3, creation
Meaningmake a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymcrochet
CategoryhandicraftA craft that requires skillful hands
Broaderloop, intertwinemake a loop in
Similar tocrochetcreate by looping or crocheting
Spanishhacer ganchillo
Nounshooka curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something
English > hook: 20 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaninghit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the left.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorygolf, golf gameA game / game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes
BroaderhitCause to move by striking
Nounshook, hookinga golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer
hookera golfer whose shots typically curve left (for right-handed golfers)
English > hook: 20 senses > verb 5, possession
MeaningTake by theft.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymssnitch, thieve, cop, knock off, glom
Broadersteal, rip off, ripTake without the owner's consent
Spanishchivarse, hurtar, mangar, robar
English > hook: 20 senses > verb 6, possession
MeaningMake off with belongings of others.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something from somebody
ModelThey hook the goods
Synonymspilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, sneak, filch, nobble, lift
Broadersteal, rip off, ripTake without the owner's consent
Spanishafanar, atrapar, birlar, enganchar, guindar, hurtar, mangar, quitar, robar
Catalanfurtar, pispar, robar
English > hook: 20 senses > verb 7, contact
Meaninghit with a hook.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThe fighter managed to hook his opponent
Example"His opponent hooked him badly"
Categoryboxing, pugilism, fisticuffsfighting with the fists
BroaderhitDeal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument
Spanishatrapar
Nounshooka short swinging punch delivered from the side with the elbow bent
English > hook: 20 senses > verb 8, contact
Meaningcatch with a hook.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"hook a fish"
Narrowerseizehook by a pull on the line
Broadercatch, grab, take hold oftake hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of
Spanishechar el anzuelo, enganchar
Nounshooka curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something
English > hook: 20 senses > verb 9, consumption
MeaningTo cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug) .
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP
Synonymaddict
Entailsuse, habituateTake or consume (regularly or habitually)
Broaderhabituate, accustommake psychologically or physically used (to something)
Spanishcausar adicción en, engancharse, enganchar, volver adicto
Catalanenganxar-se
Nounshookanything that serves as an enticement / enticement
English > hook: 20 senses > verb 10, competition
MeaningSecure with the foot.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"hook the ball"
Categoryrugby, rugby football, ruggerA form of football played with an oval ball
BroaderplayShoot or hit in a particular manner
English > hook: 20 senses > verb 11, communication
Meaningentice and trap.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsnare
Broaderentice, lure, temptProvoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion
Similar tohook, solicit, accostapproach with an offer of sexual favors
Spanishatraer, enganchar
Nounshookanything that serves as an enticement / enticement
English > hook: 20 senses > verb 12, communication
Meaningapproach with an offer of sexual favors.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymssolicit, accost
Broaderoffermake available or accessible, provide or furnish
Similar tohook, snareentice and trap
Spanishabordar, enganchar, ofrecerse, ofrecer sexo, venderse
Catalanabordar, importunar, seduir, vendre's

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