HyperDic: tent

English > 3 senses of the word tent:
NOUNartifacttent, collapsible sheltera portable shelter (usually of canvas stretched over supporting poles and fastened to the ground with ropes and pegs)
objecttenta web that resembles a tent or carpet
VERBstativetent, camp, encamp, camp out, bivouaclive in or as if in a tent
tent > pronunciation
Soundsteh'nt
Rhymesaccent ... vent: 69 rhymes with ehnt...
English > tent: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA portable shelter (usually of canvas stretched over supporting poles and fastened to the ground with ropes and pegs).
Example"he pitched his tent near the creek"
Synonymcollapsible shelter
Partsguy, guy cable, guy wire, guy ropeA cable, wire, or rope that is used to brace something (especially a tent)
Narrowerbackpacking tent, pack tentA tent that can be carried in a backpack
bell tentA bell-shaped tent
cabanaA small tent used as a dressing room beside the sea or a swimming pool
canvas tent, canvas, canvassA tent made of canvas fabric
cottage tentA tent providing shelter for a family
fly tentA tent with a fly front
lean-to tenttent that is attached to the side of a building
mountain tentA lightweight tent with a floor
pavilion, marqueelarge and often sumptuous tent
pop tentA small tent that is easy to carry and quick to set up
praetorium, pretoriumThe tent of an ancient Roman general
pup tent, shelter tentA wedge-shaped tent
pyramidal tentA large tent shaped like a pyramid
tepee, tipi, teepeeA Native American tent
tupik, tupek, sealskin tenttent that is an Eskimo summer dwelling
two-man tentA tent designed for occupancy by two persons
umbrella tentA small tent with a single supporting pole and radiating metal ribs
BroadershelterA structure that provides privacy and protection from danger
Spanishcarpa, tienda de campaña, tienda
Catalantenda
Verbstentlive in or as if in a tent
English > tent: 3 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningA web that resembles a tent or carpet.
BroaderwebAn intricate network suggesting something that was formed by weaving or interweaving
English > tent: 3 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningLive in or as if in a tent.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example "The circus tented near the town"
Synonymscamp, encamp, camp out, bivouac
Broaderpopulate, dwell, live, inhabitInhabit or live in
Spanishacampar, vivaquear
Catalanacampar, bivaquejar
Nounstenta portable shelter (usually of canvas stretched over supporting poles and fastened to the ground with ropes and pegs)
tentingthe act of encamping and living in tents in a camp / camp / camp

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