HyperDic: rut

English > 5 senses of the word rut:
NOUNshaperuta groove or furrow (especially one in soft earth caused by wheels)
actrut, groovea settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape
staterut, estrus, oestrus, heatapplies to nonhuman mammals
VERBstativerutbe in a state of sexual excitement
contactrut, furrow, groovehollow out in the form of a furrow or groove
rut > pronunciation
Soundsrah't
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
English > rut: 5 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningA groove or furrow (especially one in soft earth caused by wheels).
Broadergroove, channelA long narrow furrow cut either by a natural process (such as erosion) or by a tool (as e.g. a groove in a phonograph record)
Spanishrodera, surco
Catalanrodera
Adjectivesruttyfull of ruts
Verbsruthollow out in the form of a furrow or groove
English > rut: 5 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape.
Example"they fell into a conversational rut"
Synonymgroove
Broaderroutine, modus operandiAn unvarying or habitual method or procedure
English > rut: 5 senses > noun 3, state
Meaningapplies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened sexual ... / sexual arousal and activity.
Synonymsestrus, oestrus, heat
Broaderphysical condition, physiological state, physiological conditionThe condition or state of the body or bodily functions
Oppositeanestrus, anestrum, anoestrus, anoestrumapplies to nonhuman mammals
Spanishbrama, celo, estro, rodada, rodera
Catalancarrilada, rodera, zel
Verbsrutbe in a state of sexual excitement
English > rut: 5 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe in a state of sexual excitement; of male mammals.
PatternSomething ----s
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Nounsrutapplies to nonhuman mammals
English > rut: 5 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaninghollow out in the form of a furrow or groove.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsfurrow, groove
Broaderdig, delve, cut into, turn overTurn up, loosen, or remove earth
Spanishsurcar
Nounsruta groove or furrow (especially one in soft earth caused by wheels)

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