HyperDic: dredge

English > 4 senses of the word dredge:
VERBcontactdredgecover before cooking
contactdredge, dragsearch (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost
contactdredgeremove with a power shovel, usually from a bottom of a body of water
NOUNartifactdredgea power shovel to remove material from a channel or riverbed
dredge > pronunciation
Soundsdreh'jh
Rhymesallege ... wedge: 11 rhymes with ehjh...
English > dredge: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA power shovel to remove material from a channel or riverbed.
Part ofdredgerA barge (or a vessel resembling a barge) that is used for dredging
Partsdredging bucketA bucket for lifting material from a channel or riverbed
scoop, scoop shovelThe shovel or bucket of a dredge or backhoe
Broaderpower shovel, excavator, digger, shovelA machine for excavating
Spanishdragado, draga
Catalandraga
Verbsdredgeremove with a power shovel, usually from a bottom of a body of water
dredgesearch (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost
English > dredge: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningCover before cooking.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"dredge the chicken in flour before frying it"
Categorycooking, cookery, preparationThe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
NarrowerflourCover with flour
Broadercoat, surfacePut a coat on
Spanishdragar, espolvorear
English > dredge: 4 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningsearch (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThe men dredge the area for animals; The men dredge for animals in the area
Synonymdrag
Broadersearch, seek, look fortry to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of
Spanisharrastrar, dragar, rastrear
Catalandragar, rastrejar
Nounsdredgea power shovel to remove material from a channel or riverbed
English > dredge: 4 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningRemove with a power shovel, usually from a bottom of a body of water.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Spanishdragar
Catalandragar
Nounsdredgea power shovel to remove material from a channel or riverbed
dredgera barge (or a vessel resembling a barge) that is used for dredging

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