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tent

tent

 
 
pronunciation:
tent
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a portable shelter made of canvas, nylon, plastic, or the like, usu. supported by poles and often stretched out with ropes and fastened to the ground with pegs.
 
definition 2: something that resembles such a structure in shape or function, such as an oxygen tent.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: tented, tenting, tents
definition 1: to cover with or as with a tent.
definition 2: to furnish with or lodge in tents.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to live or sleep in a tent.
derivations: tentless (adj.), tentlike (adj.)
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The word tent contains the following part:
tend, tent, tens Latin root that means stretch