HyperDic: plank

English > 5 senses of the word plank:
NOUNsubstanceplank, boarda stout length of sawn timber
communicationplankan endorsed policy in the platform of a political party
VERBcontactplank, plank overcover with planks
contactplank, flump, plonk, plop, plunk, plump down, plunk down, plumpset (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise
consumptionplankcook and serve on a plank
plank > pronunciation
Soundsplae'ngk
Rhymesantitank ... yank / Yank: 28 rhymes with aengk...
English > plank: 5 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes.
Synonymboard
PartsknotA hard cross-grained round piece of wood in a board where a branch emerged
knotholeA hole in a board where a knot came out
Narrowerchipboard, hardboardA cheap hard material made from wood chips that are pressed together and bound with synthetic resin
dealA plank of softwood (fir or pine / pine board)
matchboardA board that has a groove cut into one edge and a tongue cut into the other so they fit tightly together (as in a floor)
skidOne of a pair of planks used to make a track for rolling or sliding objects
wale, strakeThick plank forming a ridge along the side of a wooden ship
Broaderlumber, timberThe wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material
Spanishtabla, tablero, tablón
Catalanpost, taula, tauler
Verbsplankcook and serve on a plank
plankcover with planks
English > plank: 5 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningAn endorsed policy in the platform of a political party.
Part ofplatform, political platform, political program, programA document stating the aims and principles of a political party
BroaderpolicyA line of argument rationalizing the course of action of a government
Spanishartículo
English > plank: 5 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningCover with planks.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The streets were planked"
Synonymplank over
BroadercoverProvide with a covering or cause to be covered
Spanishentablar
Catalanempostar, empostissar
Nounsplanka stout length of sawn timber
plankingthe work of covering an area with planks
planking(nautical) a covering or flooring constructed of planks (as on a ship)
English > plank: 5 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningSet (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Examples
  • "He planked the money on the table"
  • "He planked himself into the sofa"
Synonymsflump, plonk, plop, plunk, plump down, plunk down, plump
Broaderset down, put down, place downCause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place
Spanishentablar
English > plank: 5 senses > verb 3, consumption
Meaningcook and serve on a plank.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "Planked vegetable"
  • "Planked shad"
Broaderserve, serve up, dish out, dish up, dishProvide (usually but not necessarily food)
Nounsplanka stout length of sawn timber

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