1. cases used to carry belongings when traveling

    Synonyms : luggage
    Type Of : case
  2. a worthless or immoral woman

    Type Of : adult female, woman
  3. the portable equipment and supplies of an army

    Type Of : materiel, equipage


  1. placed in a grave

    Synonyms : inhumed, interred
    Antonyms : unburied
    Examples :
    • the hastily buried corpses

bubonic plague

  1. the most common form of the plague in humans; characterized by chills, prostration, delirium and the formation of buboes in the armpits and groin; does not spread from person to person

    Synonyms : glandular plague, pestis bubonica
    Type Of : plague, pest, pestilence, pestis


  1. the production of malt beverages (as beer or ale) from malt and hops by grinding and boiling them and fermenting the result with yeast

    Type Of : production


  1. any liquid suitable for drinking

    Synonyms : drink, drinkable, potable
    Type Of : nutrient, food, liquid
    Examples :
    • may I take your beverage order?


  1. offensively bold

    Synonyms : cheeky, nervy
    Examples :
    • a brash newcomer disputed the age-old rules for admission to the club


  1. (used of soaps or cleaning agents) having a substance (an abrasive or filler) added to increase effectiveness

    Synonyms : reinforced
    Examples :
    • the built liquid detergents


  1. the top edge of a vessel or other container

    Synonyms : lip, rim
    Type Of : edge
  2. a circular projection that sticks outward from the crown of a hat

    Type Of : projection
  3. be completely full

    Type Of : feature, have
    Examples :
    • His eyes brimmed with tears
  4. fill as much as possible

    Type Of : make full, fill, fill up
    Examples :
    • brim a cup to good fellowship


  1. mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained

    Synonyms : mottle, streak
    Type Of : color, color in, colorise, colorize, colour, colour in, colourise, colourize
  2. an irregularly shaped spot

    Synonyms : splodge, splotch
    Type Of : blot, daub, slur, smear, smirch, smudge, spot


  1. the property of holding together and retaining its shape

    Synonyms : consistence, consistency, substance
    Type Of : property
    Examples :
    • wool has more body than rayon
  2. a resonating chamber in a musical instrument (as the body of a violin)

    Synonyms : soundbox
    Type Of : cavity resonator, resonator, resonating chamber
  3. invest with or as with a body; give body to

    Synonyms : personify
    Type Of : be, personify, embody
  4. the entire physical structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)

    Synonyms : organic structure
    Type Of : natural object
    Examples :
    • he felt as if his whole body were on fire
  5. the body excluding the head and neck and limbs

    Synonyms : torso, trunk
    Type Of : body part
  6. a natural object consisting of a dead animal or person

    Synonyms : dead body
    Type Of : natural object
    Examples :
    • they found the body in the lake
  7. a collection of particulars considered as a system

    Type Of : scheme, system
    Examples :
    • a body of law
    • a body of doctrine
    • a body of precedents
  8. a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity

    Type Of : social group
    Examples :
    • the whole body filed out of the auditorium
    • the student body
    • administrative body
  9. an individual 3-dimensional object that has mass and that is distinguishable from other objects

    Type Of : natural object
    Examples :
    • heavenly body
  10. the central message of a communication

    Type Of : subject matter, content, message, substance
    Examples :
    • the body of the message was short
  11. the external structure of a vehicle

    Type Of : construction, structure
    Examples :
    • the body of the car was badly rusted
  12. the main mass of a thing

    Type Of : mass