HyperDic: seesaw

English > 4 senses of the word seesaw:
NOUNartifactseesaw, teeter, teeter-totter, teetertotter, teeterboard, tilting board, dandle boarda plaything consisting of a board / board balanced on a fulcrum
VERBmotionseesaw, teeter-totter, teetertotterride on a plank
motionseesawmove up and down as if on a seesaw
motionseesaw, teeter, tottermove unsteadily, with a rocking motion
seesaw > pronunciation
Soundssiy'sao.
Rhymesbacksaw ... whipsaw: 13 rhymes with sao...
English > seesaw: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA plaything consisting of a board / board balanced on a fulcrum; the board is ridden up and down by children at either end.
Synonymsteeter, teeter-totter, teetertotter, teeterboard, tilting board, dandle board
Part ofplaygroundYard consisting of an outdoor area for children's play
Broaderplaything, toyAn artifact designed to be played with
Spanishbalancín, subibaja
Catalanpalanca, tímbala-tàmbala
Verbsseesawmove up and down as if on a seesaw
seesawride on a plank
seesawmove unsteadily, with a rocking motion
English > seesaw: 4 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningride on a plank.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsteeter-totter, teetertotter
Broaderplayparticipate in games / games or sport
Spanishbalancearse
Nounsseesawa plaything consisting of a board / board balanced on a fulcrum
English > seesaw: 4 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningMove up and down as if on a seesaw.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Spanishbalancear
Nounsseesawa plaything consisting of a board / board balanced on a fulcrum
English > seesaw: 4 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningMove unsteadily, with a rocking motion.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsteeter, totter
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Spanishbambolearse, tambalearse, tambalear
Catalanbalancejar, balandrejar, oscil·lar, titubejar, trontollar, trontollejar
Nounsseesawa plaything consisting of a board / board balanced on a fulcrum

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