HyperDic: brood

English > 6 senses of the word brood:
NOUNgroupbroodthe young of an animal cared for at one time
VERBcognitionbrood, dwellthink moodily or anxiously about something
stativebrood, hover, loom, bulk largehang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing
stativebrood, sulk, poutbe in a huff and display one's displeasure
emotionbrood, grizzle, stewbe in a huff
bodybrood, hatch, cover, incubatesit on (eggs)
brood > pronunciation
Soundsbruw'd
Rhymesaccrued ... vicissitude: 66 rhymes with uwd...
English > brood: 6 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningThe young of an animal cared for at one time.
NarrowerclutchA number of birds hatched at the same time
Broaderanimal groupA group of animals
Spanishcría, lechigada, nidada, prole
Catalanfillada, llocada, niuada, prole
Verbsbroodsit on (eggs)
English > brood: 6 senses > verb 1, cognition
MeaningThink moodily or anxiously about something.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelSam and Sue brood over the results of the experiment
Synonymdwell
Broaderworry, careBe concerned with
Spanishapurarse, asurarse, inquietarse
Catalanafligir-se, amoïnar-se, apurar-se, inquietar-se, sortir de polleguera
English > brood: 6 senses > verb 2, stative
Meaninghang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
ModelSome big birds brood in the tree; There brood some big birds in the tree
Example"The terrible vision brooded over her all day long"
Synonymshover, loom, bulk large
Narrowerovershadow, dominate, eclipseBe greater in significance than
BroaderhangBe menacing, burdensome, or oppressive
Spanishabalanzarse, aparecer, surgir
Catalanabalançar-se, aparèixer, sorgir
English > brood: 6 senses > verb 3, stative
MeaningBe in a huff and display one's displeasure.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymssulk, pout
EntailsresentFeel bitter or indignant about
Narrowergrizzle, brood, stewBe in a huff
Spanishhacer morros
English > brood: 6 senses > verb 4, emotion
MeaningBe in a huff; be silent or sullen.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsgrizzle, stew
Broadersulk, pout, broodBe in a huff and display one's displeasure
English > brood: 6 senses > verb 5, body
MeaningSit on (eggs).
PatternSomebody ----s
Example"Birds brood"
Synonymshatch, cover, incubate
Entailssit down, sitTake a seat / seat / seat
Broaderreproduce, procreate, multiplyhave offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant
Similar tobreed, covercopulate with a female, used especially of horses
hatchemerge from the eggs
Spanishaclocarse, cubrir, empollar, incubar
Catalancubar, incubar
Nounsbroodthe young of an animal cared for at one time
brooderapparatus consisting of a box designed to maintain a constant temperature by the use of a thermostat

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