HyperDic: seal

English > 15 senses of the word seal / SEAL:
VERBcontactseal, seal offmake tight
contactsealclose with or as if with a seal
cognitionsealdecide irrevocably
contactsealaffix a seal to
contactseal, varnishcover with varnish
competitionsealhunt seals
NOUNartifactseal, sealing waxfastener consisting of a resinous composition that is plastic when warm
artifactseal, stampa device incised to make an impression
substanceseal, sealskinthe pelt or fur (especially the underfur) of a seal
person SEAL, Navy SEALa member of a Naval Special Warfare unit who is trained for unconventional warfare
communicationseala stamp affixed to a document (as to attest to its authenticity or to seal it)
communicationseal, cachet, seal of approvalan indication of approved or superior / superior status
artifactseala finishing coat applied to exclude moisture
artifactsealfastener that provides a tight and perfect closure
animalsealany of numerous marine mammals that come on shore to breed
seal / SEAL > pronunciation
Soundssiy'l
Rhymesabele ... zeal: 65 rhymes with iyl...
English > seal: 15 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningfastener consisting of a resinous composition that is plastic when warm; used for sealing / sealing documents and parcels and letters.
Synonymsealing wax
Broaderfastener, fastening, holdfast, fixingrestraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
Substanceslacresinlike substance secreted by certain lac insects
Spanishfoca, lacre
Catalanfoca, lacre
Verbssealaffix a seal to
English > seal: 15 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA device incised to make an impression; used to secure a closing or to authenticate documents.
Synonymstamp
NarrowerbullaThe round leaden seal affixed to a papal bull
cachetA seal on a letter
great sealThe principal seal of a government, symbolizing authority or sovereignty
handstamp, rubber stampA stamp (usually made of rubber / rubber) for imprinting a mark or design by hand
signetA seal (especially one used to mark documents officially)
BroaderdeviceAny ornamental pattern or design (as in embroidery)
Spanishsello, timbre
Catalansegell, timbre
Verbssealclose with or as if with a seal
sealaffix a seal to
English > seal: 15 senses > noun 3, substance
MeaningThe pelt or fur (especially the underfur) of a seal.
Example"a coat of seal"
Synonymsealskin
Broaderfur, peltThe dressed hairy coat of a mammal
Spanishpiel de foca
Catalanpell de foca
Verbssealhunt seals
English > SEAL: 15 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningA member of a Naval Special Warfare unit who is trained for unconventional warfare.
SynonymNavy SEAL
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Member ofNaval Special Warfare, NSWThe agency that provides units to conduct unconventional and counter-guerilla warfare
Broaderbluejacket, navy man, sailor, sailor boyA serviceman in the navy
English > seal: 15 senses > noun 5, communication
MeaningA stamp affixed to a document (as to attest to its authenticity or to seal it).
Example"the warrant bore the sheriff's seal"
Broaderstamp, impressionA symbol that is the result of printing or engraving
Spanishsello
Verbssealclose with or as if with a seal
sealaffix a seal to
English > seal: 15 senses > noun 6, communication
MeaningAn indication of approved or superior / superior status.
Synonymscachet, seal of approval
Broaderaward, accolade, honor, honour, laurelsA tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
Spanishcachet, distinción, prestigio, sello de aprobación, sello distintivo, sello
Catalanprestigi, segell
Verbssealdecide irrevocably
English > seal: 15 senses > noun 7, artifact
MeaningA finishing coat applied to exclude moisture.
Narrowerundercoat, undersealseal consisting of a coating of a tar or rubberlike material on the underside of a motor vehicle to retard corrosion
Broadercoating, coatA thin layer covering something
Spanishsellado
Verbssealcover with varnish
English > seal: 15 senses > noun 8, artifact
Meaningfastener that provides a tight and perfect closure.
Narrowerbreak sealA seal that must be broken when first used and cannot easily be resealed
gasketseal consisting of a ring for packing pistons or sealing a pipe joint
piston ringseal consisting of a split metal ring that seals the gap / gap between a piston and the cylinder wall
washerseal consisting of a flat disk placed to prevent leakage
Broaderfastener, fastening, holdfast, fixingrestraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
Spanishcierre hermético, cierre, precinto
Catalanprecinte
Verbssealmake tight
English > seal: 15 senses > noun 9, animal
MeaningAny of numerous marine mammals that come on shore to breed; chiefly of cold regions.
Narrowercrabeater seal, crab-eating sealsilvery grey Antarctic seal subsisting on crustaceans
eared sealpinniped mammal having external ear flaps and hind limbs used for locomotion on land
earless seal, true seal, hair sealAny of several seals lacking external ear flaps and having a stiff hairlike coat with hind limbs reduced to swimming flippers
Broaderpinniped mammal, pinniped, pinnatipedaquatic carnivorous mammal having a streamlined body specialized for swimming with limbs modified as flippers
Spanishfoca
Catalanfoca
Adjectivesphocineof or relating to seals
Verbssealhunt seals
English > seal: 15 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningmake tight; secure against leakage.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey want to seal the doors
Example"seal the windows"
Synonymseal off
Narrowercaulk, calkseal with caulking
packseal with packing
resealseal again
waterproofmake watertight
Broaderclose, shutMove so that an opening or passage is obstructed
Similar tosealClose with or as if with a seal
Spanishprecintar, sellar
Nounssealfastener that provides a tight and perfect closure
sealant, sealera kind of sealing material that is used to form a hard coating / coating on a porous surface (as a coat of paint or varnish used to size a surface)
English > seal: 15 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningClose with or as if with a seal.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"She sealed the letter with hot wax"
Entailsfasten, fix, secureCause to be firmly attached
Broaderclose, fill upFill or stop up
Oppositeunsealbreak the seal of
Similar toseal, seal offmake tight
Spanishlacrar, precintar, sellar
Catalanlacrar, precintar, segellar
Nounsseala device incised to make an impression
seala stamp affixed to a document (as to attest to its authenticity or to seal it)
sealanta kind of sealing material that is used to form a hard coating / coating on a porous surface (as a coat of paint or varnish used to size a surface)
sealeran official who affixes a seal / seal to a document
English > seal: 15 senses > verb 3, cognition
Meaningdecide irrevocably.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example"sealing dooms"
Broaderdecide, make up one's mind, determinereach, make, or come to a decision about something
Spanishsellar
Nounssealan indication of approved or superior / superior status
English > seal: 15 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningaffix a seal to.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"seal the letter"
Broaderaffix, stick onattach to
Spanishsellar
Nounsseala device incised to make an impression
sealfastener consisting of a resinous composition that is plastic when warm
seala stamp affixed to a document (as to attest to its authenticity or to seal it)
sealeran official who affixes a seal / seal to a document
English > seal: 15 senses > verb 5, contact
MeaningCover with varnish.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymvarnish
Narrowershellac, shellackCover with shellac
Broadercoat, surfacePut a coat on
Spanishbarnizar, charolar
Catalanenvernissar, enxarolar, xarolar
Nounsseala finishing coat applied to exclude moisture
sealant, sealera kind of sealing material that is used to form a hard coating / coating on a porous surface (as a coat of paint or varnish used to size a surface)
sealingthe act of treating something to make it repel water
English > seal: 15 senses > verb 6, competition
Meaninghunt seals.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelIn the summer they like to go out and seal
Broaderhunt, run, hunt down, track downpursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)
Spanishcazar focas
Catalancaçar foques
Nounssealany of numerous marine mammals that come on shore to breed
sealthe pelt or fur (especially the underfur) of a seal

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