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lid

lid

 
 
pronunciation:
lId
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a hinged or removable cover for a container such as a dish, jar, or trunk.
I had trouble getting the lid off the pickle jar.You'll need a can opener to remove the lid of the cat food.
 
synonyms:
cap, top
similar words:
cork, cover, operculum, plug, stopper, stopple
definition 2: a fold of skin and muscle that can be closed over the eye; eyelid.
synonyms:
eyelid
definition 3: a restraint or upper limit.
a lid on borrowing for investments
synonyms:
cap, ceiling, limit
similar words:
curb, maximum, restraint
definition 4: (informal) a maintaining of secrecy.
Let's keep a lid on this matter.
synonyms:
cloak, concealment
similar words:
cover, cover-up, wrap
definition 5: (slang) a hat.
synonyms:
hat, headpiece
similar words:
beanie, bowler, cap, derby, fedora, fez, hard hat, Stetson, top hat, topper, toque, tuque
definition 6: (slang) an ounce of marijuana.
derivation: lidded (adj.)