HyperDic: reticulate

English > 4 senses of the word reticulate:
ADJECTIVEallreticulate, reticularresembling or forming a network
VERBstativereticulateform a net or a network
socialreticulatedistribute by a network, as of water or electricity
contactreticulatedivide so as to form a network
English > reticulate: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningresembling or forming a network.
Examples
  • "the reticulate veins of a leaf"
  • "a reticulated highway system"
Synonymreticular
Narrowercancellate, cancellated, clathrateHaving a latticelike structure pierced with holes or windows
crisscross, crisscrossedmarked with crossing lines
fretted, interlaced, latticed, latticelikeHaving a pattern of fretwork or latticework
interconnected, interrelatedreciprocally connected
lacy, netlike, netted, webbed, weblike, webbyHaving open interstices or resembling a web
meshedresembling a network
networklikeHaving a network of veins / veins / veins / veins or ribs
Oppositenonreticulatenot resembling or forming a network
Spanishreticulado, reticular
Catalanreticular
English > reticulate: 4 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaningform a net or a network.
PatternSomething ----s
BroaderchangeUndergo a change
Nounsreticulationan arrangement resembling a net or network
reticulumany fine network (especially one in the body composed of cells or blood vessels)
English > reticulate: 4 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningDistribute by a network, as of water or electricity.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderdistributemake available
Nounsreticulumany fine network (especially one in the body composed of cells or blood vessels)
English > reticulate: 4 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningdivide so as to form a network.
PatternSomething ----s
Broaderformassume a form or shape
Nounsreticulation(photography) the formation of a network of cracks or wrinkles in a photographic emulsion
reticulumany fine network (especially one in the body composed of cells or blood vessels)

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