HyperDic: canker

English > 5 senses of the word canker:
NOUNstatecankera fungal disease of woody plants that causes localized damage to the bark
statecanker, canker sorean ulceration (especially of the lips or lining of the mouth)
cognitioncanker, pestilencea pernicious and malign influence that is hard to get rid of
VERBbodycankerbecome infected with a canker
bodycankerinfect with a canker
canker > pronunciation
Soundskae'ngker
Rhymesacre / Acre ... Zocor: 182 rhymes with ker...
English > canker: 5 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA fungal disease of woody plants that causes localized damage to the bark.
Broaderplant diseaseA disease that affects plants
Spanishantracnosis
English > canker: 5 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningAn ulceration (especially of the lips or lining of the mouth).
Synonymcanker sore
Broaderulcer, ulcerationA circumscribed inflammatory and often suppurating lesion on the skin or an internal mucous surface resulting in necrosis of tissue
Spanishllaga
Catalancàncer
Adjectivescankeroushaving an ulcer or canker
Verbscankerinfect with a canker
cankerbecome infected with a canker
English > canker: 5 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningA pernicious and malign influence that is hard to get rid of.
Example "according to him, I was the canker in their midst"
Synonympestilence
BroaderinfluenceA cognitive factor that tends to have an effect on what you do
English > canker: 5 senses > verb 1, body
MeaningBecome infected with a canker.
PatternSomething ----s
Broadersicken, come downGet sick
Nounscankeran ulceration (especially of the lips or lining of the mouth)
English > canker: 5 senses > verb 2, body
Meaninginfect with a canker.
PatternSomething ----s something
BroaderinfectCommunicate a disease to
Spanishgangrenar, llagar
Nounscankeran ulceration (especially of the lips or lining of the mouth)

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