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Tent

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Noun

1. collapsible shelter, tent

a portable shelter (usually of canvas stretched over supporting poles and fastened to the ground with ropes and pegs)

Example Sentences:
'he pitched his tent near the creek'

2. tent

a web that resembles a tent or carpet

Verb

3. bivouac, camp, camp out, encamp, tent

live in or as if in a tent

Example Sentences:
'Can we go camping again this summer?'
'The circus tented near the town'
'The houseguests had to camp in the living room'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Tent

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noun
1. 
a. 
a portable shelter of canvas, plastic, or other waterproof material supported on poles and fastened to the ground by pegs and ropes
b. 
(as modifier)
tent peg
2. 
something resembling this in function or shape
verb
3. (intransitive)
to camp in a tent
4. (transitive)
to cover with or as if with a tent or tents
5. (transitive)
to provide with a tent as shelter
noun
1. 
a plug of soft material for insertion into a bodily canal, etc, to dilate it or maintain its patency
verb
2. (transitive)
to insert such a plug into (a bodily canal, etc)
noun
obsolete
a red table wine from Alicante, Spain
noun
1. 
heed; attention
verb (transitive)
2. 
to pay attention to; take notice of
3. 
to attend to

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Tent

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noun
1. 
a portable shelter consisting of canvas, skins, etc. stretched over poles and attached to stakes
2. 
anything suggestive of a tent, as an oxygen tent
adjective
3. 
of or like a tent
verb intransitive
4. 
to live in a tent; encamp
verb transitive
5. 
to lodge in tents
6. 
to cover with or as if with a tent
noun
1.  Medicine
a plug of gauze, lint, etc. placed into an opening or wound to dilate it or keep it open
verb transitive
2. 
to insert such a plug in

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Tent

see synonyms of tent
n.
1. A portable shelter made of fabric or other material stretched over a supporting framework of poles and usually stabilized or secured to the ground with cords and stakes.
2. Something resembling such a portable shelter in construction or outline: "her hair a dark tent, her face a thin triangle" (Anne Tyler).
v. tent·ed, tent·ing, tents
v.intr.
To camp in a tent.
v.tr.
1. To form a tent over.
2. To supply with or put up in tents.
n.
A small cylindrical plug of lint or gauze used to keep open or probe a wound or an orifice.
tr.v. tent·ed, tent·ing, tents
To keep (a wound or orifice) open with such a plug.
tr.v. tent·ed, tent·ing, tents
Scots
1. To pay heed to.
2. To attend; wait on.

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