1. a work produced by hand labor

    Synonyms : handcraft, handicraft, handwork
    Type Of : piece of work, work


  1. in a heroic manner

    Examples :
    • he become reconciled to not dying heroically in her arms


  1. avoiding the company of other people; solitary.

    Examples :
    • he has been living a hermit-like existence on the outskirts of town


  1. commercially important food fish of northern waters of both Atlantic and Pacific

    Synonyms : clupea harangus
    Type Of : food fish, clupeid, clupeid fish
  2. valuable flesh of fatty fish from shallow waters of northern Atlantic or Pacific; usually salted or pickled

    Type Of : saltwater fish


  1. divide or connect with a hyphen

    Synonyms : hyphen
    Type Of : spell, write
    Examples :
    • hyphenate these words and names


  1. (law) any property that is considered by law or custom as inseparable from an inheritance is inherited with that inheritance

    Type Of : belongings, holding, property
  2. something that has been in a family for generations

    Type Of : inheritance, heritage


  1. horizontal circular metal hoop supporting a net through which players try to throw the basketball

    Synonyms : basket, basketball hoop
    Type Of : goal, basketball equipment
  2. a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling

    Synonyms : ring
    Type Of : band
    Examples :
    • there was still a rusty iron hoop for tying a horse
  3. a small arch used as croquet equipment

    Synonyms : wicket
    Type Of : croquet equipment
  4. a light curved skeleton to spread out a skirt

    Type Of : underframe, frame, skeletal frame, skeleton
  5. bind or fasten with a hoop

    Type Of : encircle, gird
    Examples :
    • hoop vats


  1. a mistaken or unfounded opinion or idea

    Synonyms : delusion
    Type Of : misconception
    Examples :
    • his dreams of vast wealth are a hallucination
  2. an object perceived during a hallucinatory episode

    Type Of : object
    Examples :
    • he refused to believe that the angel was a hallucination
  3. illusory perception; a common symptom of severe mental disorder

    Type Of : delusion, psychotic belief


  1. detected or perceived by the sense of hearing

    Examples :
    • a conversation heard through the wall


  1. a system of components assembled together for a particular purpose

    Synonyms : assemblage
    Type Of : system
  2. a device providing a connection between a power source and a user

    Type Of : connecter, connection, connective, connector, connexion
    Examples :
    • some campsites have electrical hookups for trailers