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parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
inflections: teeth
definition 1: one of the hard, white, bonelike objects rooted in rows in the jaws of vertebrates, used for biting and chewing.
definition 2: a similar object in invertebrate animals.
definition 3: a small, projecting segment similar to a human tooth in form or function.
the teeth of a combthe teeth of a saw
definition 4: a preference or weakness for a particular flavor or type of food.
She has a sweet tooth and eats too much candy.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: toothed, toothing, tooths
definition: to supply with teeth.
derivations: toothless (adj.), toothlike (adj.), toothlessly (adv.), toothlessness (n.)
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  • toothbrush:
    a brush you clean your teeth with.
  • toothpaste:
    a paste that you put on your toothbrush to make your teeth cleaner.
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broader category that includes tooth
some activities of teeth
some activities that involve teeth
some descriptions of teeth
some kinds of teeth
some parts of teeth
some people associated with teeth
some places for teeth
some sounds of teeth
some things associated with unhealthy teeth
some things that affect the strength of teeth
some tools for the care of teeth
study of teeth