HyperDic: jug

English > 4 senses of the word jug:
NOUNartifactjuga large bottle with a narrow mouth
quantityjug, jugfulthe quantity contained in a jug
VERBsocialjug, imprison, incarcerate, lag, immure, put behind bars, jail, gaol, put away, remandlock up or confine, in or as in a jail
changejugstew in an earthenware jug
jug > pronunciation
Soundsjhah'g
Rhymesbedbug ... Winnipeg: 26 rhymes with ahg...
English > jug: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA large bottle with a narrow mouth.
Narrowerbellarmine, longbeard, long-beard, greybeardA stoneware drinking jug with a long neck
water jugA jug that holds water
whiskey jugA jug that contains whiskey
BroaderbottleA glass or plastic vessel used for storing drinks or other liquids
Spanishjarra, jarro
Catalangerra
Verbsjugstew in an earthenware jug
English > jug: 4 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningThe quantity contained in a jug.
Synonymjugful
BroadercontainerfulThe quantity that a container will hold
Spanishcántaro, jarra, jarro
Catalangerra
Verbsjugstew in an earthenware jug
English > jug: 4 senses > verb 1, social
Meaninglock up or confine, in or as in a jail.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThey want to jug the prisoners
Synonymsimprison, incarcerate, lag, immure, put behind bars, jail, gaol, put away, remand
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderconfine, detaindeprive of freedom
Spanishapresar, aprisionar, encarcelar
Catalanempresonar, encarcerar, engarjolar
English > jug: 4 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningstew in an earthenware jug.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"jug the rabbit"
Categorycooking, cookery, preparationThe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
Broaderstewcook slowly and for a long time in liquid / liquid
Spanishcocer en barro
Catalanestofar
Nounsjuga large bottle with a narrow mouth
jugthe quantity contained in a jug

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