HyperDic: bray

English > 4 senses of the word bray:
VERBcommunicationbray, hee-hawbraying characteristic of donkeys
changebray, grind, mash, crunch, comminutereduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading
bodybraylaugh loudly and harshly
NOUNeventbraythe cry of an ass
bray > pronunciation
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English > bray: 4 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningThe cry of an ass.
BroadercryThe characteristic utterance of an animal
Verbsbraylaugh loudly and harshly
braybraying characteristic of donkeys
English > bray: 4 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningbraying characteristic of donkeys.
PatternSomething ----s
Broaderutter, emit, let out, let looseExpress audibly
Nounsbraythe cry of an ass
English > bray: 4 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningReduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsgrind, mash, crunch, comminute
Narrowermillgrind with a mill
pestlegrind, mash or pulverize in a mortar
pulpReduce to pulp
Broaderbreak up, fragment, fragmentize, fragmentisebreak or cause to break into pieces
Spanishaplastar, dilacerar, machacar, majar, moler, picar
Catalancapolar, moldre, molinar, picolar, triturar
English > bray: 4 senses > verb 3, body
Meaninglaugh loudly and harshly.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Broaderlaugh, express joy, express mirthproduce laughter
Spanishrebuznar, reírse a carcajadas
Catalanpetar-se de riure
Nounsbraythe cry of an ass

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