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deck

deck

 
 
pronunciation:
dek
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
on deck
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the floor on a ship or boat. Sometimes a ship has several decks at different levels.
All the sailors were called to the main deck.
definition 2: an outdoor floor or platform that looks like the deck of a ship.
The restaurant has a deck for dining outdoors.
definition 3: a pack of playing cards.
 
phrase: on deck
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: decked, decking, decks
definition: to dress or decorate in a fancy way for a special event or celebration.
He was decked out in his best suit.Deck the halls with boughs of holly.
similar words:
adorn, outfit
derivation: decker (n.)
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