HyperDic: hurdle

English > 4 senses of the word hurdle:
NOUNartifacthurdlea light movable barrier that competitors must leap over in certain races
cognitionhurdlean obstacle that you are expected to overcome
acthurdle, vaultthe act of jumping over an obstacle
VERBmotionhurdlejump a hurdle
hurdle > pronunciation
Soundshher'dahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > hurdle: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA light movable barrier that competitors must leap over in certain races.
BroaderbarrierA structure or object that impedes free movement
Spanishvalla
Verbshurdlejump a hurdle
English > hurdle: 4 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningAn obstacle that you are expected to overcome.
Example"the last hurdle before graduation"
Broaderobstacle, obstructionSomething immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted
Spanishobstáculo
Catalanobstacle
English > hurdle: 4 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of jumping over an obstacle.
Synonymvault
Broaderjump, jumpingThe act of jumping
Spanishsalto
Catalansalt
Verbshurdlejump a hurdle
English > hurdle: 4 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningJump a hurdle.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorysport, athleticsAn active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
Broadervault, overleapJump across or leap over (an obstacle)
Nounshurdlethe act of jumping over an obstacle
hurdlea light movable barrier that competitors must leap over in certain races
hurdleran athlete who runs the hurdles
hurdlinga footrace in which contestants must negotiate a series of hurdles

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