HyperDic: perch

English > 10 senses of the word perch:
NOUNartifactperchsupport consisting of a branch or rod that serves as a resting place (especially for a bird)
quantityperch, rod, polea linear measure of 16.5 feet
quantityperch, rod, polea square rod of land
locationperchan elevated place serving as a seat
foodperchany of numerous fishes of America and Europe
animalperchspiny-finned freshwater food and game fishes
animalperchany of numerous spiny-finned fishes of various families of the order Perciformes
VERBcontactperch, roost, restsit, as on a branch
motionperch, alight, lightto come to rest, settle
contactperchcause to perch or sit
perch > pronunciation
Soundsper'ch
Rhymesbirch ... search: 7 rhymes with erch...
English > perch: 10 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningsupport consisting of a branch or rod that serves as a resting place (especially for a bird).
Part ofroostA shelter with perches for fowl or other birds
NarrowerroostA perch on which domestic fowl rest or sleep
BroadersupportAny device that bears the weight of another thing
Spanishpercha
Verbsperchsit, as on a branch
English > perch: 10 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningA linear measure of 16.5 feet.
Synonymsrod, pole
Part offurlongA unit of length equal to 220 yards
Partsyard, paceA unit of length equal to 3 feet
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Broaderlinear unit, linear measureA unit of measurement of length
English > perch: 10 senses > noun 3, quantity
MeaningA square rod of land.
Synonymsrod, pole
Broaderarea unit, square measureA system of units used to measure areas
English > perch: 10 senses > noun 4, location
MeaningAn elevated place serving as a seat.
Broaderseat, placeA space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)
English > perch: 10 senses > noun 5, food
MeaningAny of numerous fishes of America and Europe.
Part ofEuropean perch, Perca fluviatilisA perch / perch / perch native to Europe
yellow perch, Perca flavescensNorth American perch / perch / perch
Broaderfreshwater fishflesh of fish from fresh water used as food
Spanishperca
Catalanperca
English > perch: 10 senses > noun 6, animal
Meaningspiny-finned freshwater food and game fishes.
Member ofPercidae, family Percidaeactive freshwater fishes
NarrowerEuropean perch, Perca fluviatilisA perch / perch / perch native to Europe
pike-perch, pike perchAny of several pike-like fishes of the perch / perch family
snail darter, Percina tanasiA small snail-eating perch / perch of the Tennessee River
yellow perch, Perca flavescensNorth American perch / perch / perch
Broaderpercoid fish, percoid, percoideanAny of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
Spanishperca
Catalanperca
English > perch: 10 senses > noun 7, animal
MeaningAny of numerous spiny-finned fishes of various families of the order Perciformes.
Member ofPerciformes, order Perciformes, Percomorphi, order PercomorphiOne of the largest natural groups of fishes of both marine and fresh water
Broaderpercoid fish, percoid, percoideanAny of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
Spanishperca
Catalanperca
English > perch: 10 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningSit, as on a branch.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
ModelSome big birds perch in the tree; There perch some big birds in the tree
Example"The birds perched high in the tree"
Synonymsroost, rest
Broadersit, sit downBe seated
Spanishdescansar, emperchar, encaramarse, encaramar, posarse, reposar
Catalandescansar, emperxar, encimbellar-se, encimbellar, parar-se, posar-se, reposar
Nounsperchsupport consisting of a branch or rod that serves as a resting place (especially for a bird)
perchera bird with feet adapted for perching (as on tree branches)
perchera person situated on a perch
English > perch: 10 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningTo come to rest, settle.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsalight, light
Broaderland, set downreach or come to rest
Spanishencaramarse, posarse
Catalanencimbellar-se, parar-se, posar
English > perch: 10 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningCause to perch or sit.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
ModelThey perch their rifles on the cabinet
Example"She perched her hat on her head"
Broaderput, set, place, pose, position, layPut into a certain place or abstract location

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