HyperDic: welter

English > 4 senses of the word welter:
NOUNstatewelter, clutter, jumble, muddle, fuddle, mare's nest, smothera confused / confused multitude of things
VERBmotionweltertoss, roll, or rise and fall in an uncontrolled way
motionwelter, wallowroll around, "pigs were wallowing in the mud"
cognitionwelterbe immersed in
welter > pronunciation
Soundsweh'lter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > welter: 4 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA confused / confused multitude of things.
Synonymsclutter, jumble, muddle, fuddle, mare's nest, smother
NarrowerrummageA jumble of things to be given away
Broaderdisorderliness, disorderA condition in which things are not in their expected places
Spanishconfusión, desorden, mezcolanza, revoltijo
Catalanbarrejadissa, barrija-barreja, batibull, confusió, mescladissa
English > welter: 4 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningtoss, roll, or rise and fall in an uncontrolled way.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example"The shipwrecked survivors weltered in the sea for hours"
Broaderroll overmake a rolling motion or turn
Spanishrevolcarse
English > welter: 4 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningroll around, "pigs were wallowing in the mud".
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymwallow
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
English > welter: 4 senses > verb 3, cognition
MeaningBe immersed in.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"welter in work"
Spanishsumergirse
Catalanimmergir-se, submergir-se

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