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couch

couch

 
 
pronunciation:
kaUch
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a large piece of upholstered furniture with a back and usu. with arms, on which several people can sit or one can lie; sofa.
 
synonyms:
settee, sofa
similar words:
davenport, daybed, divan, lounge, love seat, ottoman
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: couched, couches, couching
definition: to express verbally in a certain fashion.
She couched her criticism in flattering language.
synonyms:
phrase
similar words:
express, state
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to lie or recline.
synonyms:
lie, recline
similar words:
loll, lounge, rest
definition 2: to hide or conceal oneself as for the purpose of an ambush.
synonyms:
lie in wait, lurk
similar words:
hide, skulk
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