HyperDic: horse

English > 6 senses of the word horse:
NOUNanimalhorse, Equus caballussolid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
artifacthorse, gymnastic horsea padded gymnastic apparatus on legs
grouphorse, cavalry, horse cavalrytroops trained to fight on horseback
artifacthorse, sawhorse, sawbuck, bucka framework for holding wood that is being sawed
artifacthorse, knighta chessman shaped to resemble the head of a horse
VERBconsumptionhorseprovide with a horse or horses
horse > pronunciation
Rhymesairforce ... workhorse: 29 rhymes with aors...
English > horse: 6 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaningsolid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times.
SynonymEquus caballus
Member ofEquus, genus Equustype genus of the Equidae
MembersfoalA young horse
PartsencolureThe mane of a horse
gaskinLower part of a horse's thigh between the hock and the stifle
horse's footThe hoof of a horse
horsebackThe back of a horse
horsemeat, horsefleshThe flesh of horses as food
pollThe part of the head between the ears
withersThe highest part of the back at the base of the neck of various animals especially draft animals
NarrowerbayA horse of a moderate reddish-brown color
chestnutA dark golden-brown or reddish-brown horse
eohippus, dawn horseEarliest horse
gee-geeA word for horse used by children or in adult slang
hackA horse kept for hire
hack, jade, nag, plugAn old or over-worked horse
harness horsehorse used for pulling vehicles
liver chestnutA solid dark brown horse
male horseThe male of species Equus caballus
mare, female horsefemale equine animal
mesohippusNorth American three-toed Oligocene animal
pacerA horse trained to a special gait in which both feet on one side leave the ground together
palominoA horse of light tan or golden color with cream-colored or white mane and tail
pintoA spotted or calico horse or pony
polo ponyA small agile horse specially bred and trained for playing polo
ponyAny of various breeds of small gentle horses usually less than five feet high at the shoulder
ponyA range horse of the western United States
post horse, post-horse, posterA horse kept at an inn or post house for use by mail carriers or for rent to travelers
protohippusPliocene horse approaching donkeys in size
racehorse, race horse, bangtailA horse bred for racing
roanA horse having a brownish coat thickly sprinkled with white or gray
saddle horse, riding horse, mountA lightweight horse kept for riding only
sorrelA horse of a brownish orange to light brown color
stablemate, stable companionA horse stabled with another or one of several horses owned by the same person
stalking-horseA horse behind which a hunter hides / hides while stalking game
steeplechaserA horse trained to run in steeplechases
stepper, high stepperA horse trained to lift its feet high off the ground while walking or trotting
wild horseundomesticated or feral domestic horse
workhorseA horse used for plowing and hauling and other heavy labor
Broaderequine, equidhoofed mammals having slender legs and a flat coat with a narrow mane along the back of the neck
Spanishcaballo, equinos, yegua
Catalancavall, Equus caballus
Adjectivesequineresembling a horse
horse-drawnpulled by a horse
Verbshorseprovide with a horse or horses
English > horse: 6 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA padded gymnastic apparatus on legs.
Synonymgymnastic horse
Narrowerpommel horse, side horseA gymnastic horse with a cylindrical body covered with leather and two upright handles (pommels) near the center
vaulting horse, long horse, buckA gymnastic horse without pommels and with one end elongated
Broadergymnastic apparatus, exercisersports equipment used in gymnastic exercises
Spanishcaballo, potro
Catalancavall de salts
English > horse: 6 senses > noun 3, group
Meaningtroops trained to fight on horseback.
Example"500 horse led the attack"
Synonymscavalry, horse cavalry
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Memberscavalryman, trooperA soldier in a motorized army unit
Broadermilitary personnel, soldiery, troopssoldiers collectively
Spanishcaballería montada, caballería, caballo
English > horse: 6 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA framework for holding wood that is being sawed.
Synonymssawhorse, sawbuck, buck
Narrowertrestlesawhorses used in pairs to support a horizontal tabletop
Broaderframework, frameA structure supporting or containing something
Spanishburro, caballete para serrar
Catalancavallet, cavallet per a serrar
English > horse: 6 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA chessman shaped to resemble the head of a horse; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa).
Categorychess, chess gameA board game for two players who move their 16 pieces according to specific rules
Broaderchessman, chess pieceAny of 16 white and 16 black pieces used in playing the game / game of chess
English > horse: 6 senses > verb 1, consumption
MeaningProvide with a horse or horses.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
NarrowerremountProvide with fresh horses
Broaderprovide, supply, ply, caterGive what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
Nounshorsesolid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times

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