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net1

net1

 
 
pronunciation:
net
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a meshlike fabric made of cotton, silk, or other material that is woven or tied together in knots.
synonyms:
mesh, netting, veiling
similar words:
gauze, lace, web
definition 2: something made of such a fabric, as in various sports such as tennis, basketball, hockey, and soccer.
 
similar words:
mesh
definition 3: a device made of such a fabric that is used for catching fish, butterflies, and other animals.
synonyms:
dragnet, gill net, pound net, seine, trawl
similar words:
mesh, snare, toil, trammel
definition 4: anything used to entrap, such as a complex investigation of wrongdoing.
synonyms:
dragnet, snare, trap, web
similar words:
bait, lure, mesh, toil
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: nets, netted, netting
definition 1: to protect or enclose using a net.
synonyms:
veil
similar words:
enclose, enwrap, swathe, web
definition 2: to catch with a net.
synonyms:
seine
similar words:
entrap, mesh, snag, trammel, trap, web
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