Meaning of BARK in English

BARK

I.

noun

1 on a tree

ADJECTIVE

▪ rough

▪ tree

▪ birch , pine , willow , etc.

VERB + BARK

▪ peel off , remove , strip

The people strip the ~ and use it in medicines.

BARK + VERB

▪ peel off

The ~ peels off in summer.

BARK + NOUN

▪ chippings ( BrE ), chips , mulch

2 of a dog

ADJECTIVE

▪ loud , noisy

VERB + BARK

▪ give

The dog gave a loud ~.

3 loud sound/voice

ADJECTIVE

▪ short

▪ harsh , sharp ( esp. AmE )

VERB + BARK

▪ give

He gave a harsh ~ of laughter.

PHRASES

▪ a ~ of laughter

II.

verb

ADVERB

▪ angrily , excitedly , frantically , furiously , happily , loudly , madly , wildly

PREPOSITION

▪ at

The dog was ~ing furiously at a cat.

Bark is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ dog , ↑ fox , ↑ hound

Bark is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ command , ↑ instruction , ↑ order

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .