HyperDic: calve

English > 2 senses of the word calve:
VERBcontactcalve, break uprelease ice
bodycalve, have youngbirth
English > calve: 2 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningRelease ice.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The icebergs and glaciers calve"
Synonymbreak up
Broaderseparate, divide, partcome apart
Spanishliberar hielo, romperse el hielo, romperse
English > calve: 2 senses > verb 2, body
Meaningbirth.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"the whales calve at this time of year"
Synonymhave young
Broadergive birth, deliver, bear, birth, haveCause to be born
Spanishparir terneros, parir un ternero, parir
Catalandonar a llum, parir, vedellar

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