HyperDic: catapult

English > 5 senses of the word catapult:
VERBcontactcatapultshoot forth or launch, as if from a catapult
contactcatapult, slinghurl as if with a sling
NOUNartifactcatapult, slingshot, slinga plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms
artifactcatapult, launchera device that launches aircraft from a warship
artifactcatapult, arbalest, arbalist, ballista, bricole, mangonel, onager, trebuchet, trebucketan engine that provided medieval artillery used during sieges
catapult > pronunciation
Soundskae'tahpah.lt
Rhymesadult ... tumult: 10 rhymes with ahlt...
English > catapult: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms; used to propel small stones.
Synonymsslingshot, sling
Broaderplaything, toyAn artifact designed to be played with
Spanishbaladora, gomero, honda, hondilla, resortera, tirachinas, tirador
Catalanprofunda, tirador
Adjectivescatapulticof or like a catapult
Verbscatapulthurl as if with a sling
English > catapult: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA device that launches aircraft from a warship.
Synonymlauncher
BroaderdeviceAn instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
Spanishcatapulta
Catalancatapulta
Adjectivescatapultic, catapultianof or like a catapult
Verbscatapultshoot forth or launch, as if from a catapult
English > catapult: 5 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningAn engine that provided medieval artillery used during sieges; a heavy war engine for hurling large stones and other missiles.
Synonymsarbalest, arbalist, ballista, bricole, mangonel, onager, trebuchet, trebucket
BroaderengineAn instrument or machine that is used in warfare, such as a battering ram, catapult, artillery piece, etc.
Spanisharbalesta, arbalest, arbalist, balista, bricole, catapulta, fundíbulo, mangonel, trabuquete, trebuchet
Catalanarbalest, arbalist, balista, catapulta, manganell, mangonel, trabuquet, trebuchet
Adjectivescatapultic, catapultianof or like a catapult
Verbscatapultshoot forth or launch, as if from a catapult
English > catapult: 5 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningShoot forth or launch, as if from a catapult.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example"the enemy catapulted rocks towards the fort"
Broaderpropel, impelCause to move forward with force
Spanishcatapultar
Catalancatapultar
Nounscatapultan engine that provided medieval artillery used during sieges
catapulta device that launches aircraft from a warship
English > catapult: 5 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaninghurl as if with a sling.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
ModelThey catapult the object in the water
Synonymsling
Broaderhurl, hurtle, castThrow forcefully
Spanishcatapultar, tirar con honda
Catalancatapultar
Nounscatapulta plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms

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