Meaning of DECK in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ dek ]

( decks, decking, decked)

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.


A deck on a vehicle such as a bus or ship is a lower or upper area of it.

...a luxury liner with five passenger decks.

N-COUNT : oft supp N

see also flight deck


The deck of a ship is the top part of it that forms a floor in the open air which you can walk on.

She stood on the deck and waved.

N-COUNT : also on N


A tape deck or record deck is a piece of equipment on which you play tapes or records.

I stuck a tape in the deck.

N-COUNT : oft n N


A deck of cards is a complete set of playing cards. ( AM; in BRIT, usually use pack )

Matt picked up the cards and shuffled the deck.



A deck is a flat wooden area next to a house, where people can sit and relax or eat.

A natural timber deck leads into the main room of the home.



If something is decked with pretty things, it is decorated with them. ( WRITTEN )

Villagers decked the streets with bunting...

The house was decked with flowers.

VERB : V n with n , V-ed


If you clear the decks , you get ready to start something new by finishing any work that has to be done or getting rid of any problems that are in the way.

Clear the decks before you think of taking on any more responsibilities.

PHRASE : V inflects

Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне.