HyperDic: pyramid

English > 7 senses of the word pyramid / Pyramid:
NOUNshapepyramida polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular sides with a common vertex
possessionpyramid(stock market) a series of transactions in which the speculator increases his holdings by using the rising market value of those holdings as margin for further purchases
artifactPyramid, Great Pyramid, Pyramids of Egypta massive monument with a square base and four triangular sides
VERBpossessionpyramidenlarge one's holdings on an exchange on a continued rise by using paper profits as margin to buy additional amounts
possessionpyramiduse or deal in (as of stock or commercial transaction) in a pyramid deal
contactpyramidarrange or build up as if on the base of a pyramid
changepyramidincrease rapidly and progressively step by step on a broad base
pyramid / Pyramid > pronunciation
Soundspih'rahmihd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wrongheaded: 610 rhymes with ihd...
English > pyramid: 7 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningA polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular sides with a common vertex.
BroaderpolyhedronA solid figure bounded by plane polygons or faces
Spanishpirámide
Catalanpiràmide
Adjectivespyramidal, pyramidicalresembling a pyramid
Verbspyramidarrange or build up as if on the base of a pyramid
English > pyramid: 7 senses > noun 2, possession
Meaning(stock market) a series of transactions in which the speculator increases his holdings by using the rising market value of those holdings as margin for further purchases.
Categorystock exchange, stock market, securities marketAn exchange where security trading is conducted by professional stockbrokers
Broaderspeculation, ventureAn investment that is very risky but could yield great profits / profits
English > Pyramid: 7 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA massive monument with a square base and four triangular sides; begun by Cheops around 2700 BC as royal tombs in ancient Egypt.
SynonymsGreat Pyramid, Pyramids of Egypt
Instance ofmemorial, monumentA structure erected to commemorate persons or events
Member ofSeven Wonders of the Ancient World, Seven Wonders of the Worldimpressive monuments created in the ancient world that were regarded with awe
Spanishpirámide
Catalanpiràmide
Adjectivespyramidal, pyramidicalresembling a pyramid
Verbspyramidarrange or build up as if on the base of a pyramid
English > pyramid: 7 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningenlarge one's holdings on an exchange on a continued rise by using paper profits as margin to buy additional amounts.
PatternSomebody ----s
Categoryinvesting, investmentThe act of investing
Broaderprofit, gain, benefitderive a benefit from
English > pyramid: 7 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningUse or deal in (as of stock or commercial transaction) in a pyramid deal.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorycrime, criminal offense, criminal offence, law-breaking(criminal law) an act punishable by law
Broaderdeal, sell, tradedo business
English > pyramid: 7 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningarrange or build up as if on the base of a pyramid.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderarrange, set upput into a proper or systematic order
Spanishamontonar en pirámide
NounsPyramida massive monument with a square base and four triangular sides
pyramida polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular sides with a common vertex
English > pyramid: 7 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningincrease rapidly and progressively step by step on a broad base.
PatternSomething ----s
BroaderincreaseBecome bigger or greater in amount

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