Meaning of DECK in English

(~s, ~ing, ~ed)

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


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

...a luxury liner with five passenger ~s.

N-COUNT: oft supp N

see also flight ~


The ~ 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 ~ and waved.

N-COUNT: also on N


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

I stuck a tape in the ~.

N-COUNT: oft n N


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

Matt picked up the cards and shuffled the ~.



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

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



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

Villagers ~ed the streets with bunting...

The house was ~ed with flowers.

VERB: V n with n, V-ed


If you clear the ~s, 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 ~s before you think of taking on any more responsibilities.

PHRASE: V inflects

Collins COBUILD.      Толковый словарь английского языка для изучающих язык Коллинз COBUILD (международная база данных языков Бирмингемского университета) .