HyperDic: stern

English > 7 senses of the word stern / Stern:
NOUNartifactstern, after part, quarter, poop, tailthe rear part of a ship
person Stern, Isaac SternUnited States concert violinist (born in Russia in 1920)
bodystern, buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, assthe fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
ADJECTIVEallstern, austereof a stern or strict bearing or demeanor
allstern, grim, inexorable, relentless, unappeasable, unforgiving, unrelentingnot to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty
allstern, strict, exactingsevere and unremitting in making demands
allstern, austere, severe, starkseverely simple
stern / Stern > pronunciation
Soundsster'n
Rhymesadjourn ... yearn: 61 rhymes with ern...
English > stern: 7 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf a stern or strict bearing or demeanor; forbidding in aspect.
Example "a stern face"
Synonymaustere
Broadernonindulgent, strictCharacterized by strictness, severity, or restraint
Spanishaustero, duro, severo
Adverbssternlywith sternness
English > stern: 7 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty.
Example "the stern demands of parenthood"
Synonymsgrim, inexorable, relentless, unappeasable, unforgiving, unrelenting
BroaderimplacableIncapable of being placated
Spanishimplacable, inexorable, severo
Catalanimplacable, inexorable, sever
Nounssternnessuncompromising resolution
English > stern: 7 senses > adjective 3
Meaningsevere and unremitting in making demands.
Example "a stern disciplinarian"
Synonymsstrict, exacting
Broaderdemandingrequiring more than usually expected or thought due
Spanishestricto, exigente
Nounssternnessuncompromising resolution
English > stern: 7 senses > adjective 4
Meaningseverely simple.
Synonymsaustere, severe, stark
Broaderplainnot elaborate or elaborated
Spanishaustero, sobrio
Nounssternnessthe quality (as of scenery) being grim and gloomy and forbidding / forbidding
English > stern: 7 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningThe rear part of a ship.
Synonymsafter part, quarter, poop, tail
Part ofshipA vessel that carries passengers or freight
Partsescutcheon(nautical) a plate on a ship's stern on which the name is inscribed
skegA brace that extends from the rear of the keel to support the rudderpost
Broaderrear, backThe side that goes last or is not normally seen
Spanishpopa
Catalanpopa
English > Stern: 7 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningUnited States concert violinist (born in Russia in 1920).
SynonymIsaac Stern
Instance ofviolinist, fiddlerA musician who plays the violin
RegionSoviet Union, Russia, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, USSRA former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia
SpanishIsaac Stern, Stern
CatalanIsaac Stern, Stern
English > stern: 7 senses > noun 3, body
MeaningThe fleshy part of the human body that you sit on.
Synonymsbuttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, ass
Part oftorso, trunk, bodyThe body excluding the head and neck and limbs
Broaderbody partAny part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
Spanishancas, ano, as de oros, asentaderas, asiento, cachas, cachetes, cola, culo, fin, fondo, glúteos, grupa, keister, nalga, nalgas, ocóte, pandero, pompis, posaderas, posas, posterior, poto, rulé, suelo, trasero, tras, traste, tuje
Catalancul, darrere, keister, natges, natja, pandero, paner, posterior, tafanari

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