HyperDic: sledge

English > 5 senses of the word sledge:
VERBmotionsledgetransport in a sleigh
motionsledgeride in or travel with a sledge
contactsledge, sledgehammerbeat with a sledgehammer
NOUNartifactsledge, sled, sleigha vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs
artifactsledge, maul, sledgehammera heavy long-handled hammer used to drive stakes / stakes or wedges
sledge > pronunciation
Soundssleh'jh
Rhymesallege ... wedge: 11 rhymes with ehjh...
English > sledge: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs; for transportation over snow.
Synonymssled, sleigh
Partsrunnerdevice consisting of the parts on which something can slide along
Narrowerbobsled, bobsleigh, bobA long racing sled (for 2 or more people) with a steering mechanism
bobsled, bobsleighformerly two short sleds coupled together
dogsled, dog sled, dog sleighA sled pulled by dogs
lugeA racing sled for one or two people
pungA one-horse sleigh consisting of a box on runners
tobogganA long narrow sled without runners
BroadervehicleA conveyance that transports people or objects
Spanishtrineo
Catalantrineu
Verbssledgetransport in a sleigh
sledgeride in or travel with a sledge
English > sledge: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA heavy long-handled hammer used to drive stakes / stakes or wedges.
Synonymsmaul, sledgehammer
BroaderhammerA hand tool with a heavy rigid head and a handle
Spanishacotillo, almádana, almádena, macho, mandarria
Catalanmall, mol
Verbssledgebeat with a sledgehammer
English > sledge: 5 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningtransport in a sleigh.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
BroadertransportMove something or somebody around
Spanishtransportar en trineo
Nounssledgea vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs
English > sledge: 5 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningride in or travel with a sledge.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Examples
  • "the antarctic expedition sledged along the coastline"
  • "The children sledged all day by the lake"
Broadertravel, journeyundertake a journey or trip
Spanishir en trineo
Catalananar en trineu
Nounssledgea vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs
English > sledge: 5 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningBeat with a sledgehammer.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsledgehammer
BroaderhammerBeat with or as if with a hammer
Nounssledgea heavy long-handled hammer used to drive stakes / stakes or wedges

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