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carpet

car·pet

carpet

 
 
pronunciation:
kar piht
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
phrases:
on the carpet
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a heavy fabric covering for floors, often used to cover the floors of entire rooms. (Cf. rug.)
 
synonyms:
mat, rug
similar words:
area rug, runner, scatter rug, throw rug
definition 2: a covering similar to a carpet.
a carpet of flowers
synonyms:
mat, rug
similar words:
covering, runner
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phrase: on the carpet
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: carpeted, carpeting, carpets
definition: to cover with or as though with a carpet.
synonyms:
cover
similar words:
mat
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