Meaning of HOOK in English


noun a snare; a trap.

2. hook ·noun ·see eccentric, and v-hook.

3. hook ·vt to steal.

4. hook ·noun a field sown two years in succession.

5. hook ·add. ·vi to move or go with a sudden turn;.

6. hook ·vi to bend; to curve as a hook.

7. hook ·add. ·vi to make off; to clear out;

— often with it.

8. hook ·noun the projecting points of the thigh bones of cattle;

— called also hook bones.

9. hook ·noun that part of a hinge which is fixed to a post, and on which a door or gate hangs and turns.

10. hook ·noun an implement for cutting grass or grain; a sickle; an instrument for cutting or lopping; a billhook.

11. hook ·add. ·noun a spit or narrow cape of sand or gravel turned landward at the outer end; as, sandy hook.

12. hook ·vt to seize or pierce with the points of the horns, as cattle in attacking enemies; to gore.

13. hook ·noun a piece of metal, or other hard material, formed or bent into a curve or at an angle, for catching, holding, or sustaining anything; as, a hook for catching fish; a hook for fastening a gate; a boat hook, ·etc.

14. hook ·vt to catch or fasten with a hook or hooks; to seize, capture, or hold, as with a hook, ·esp. with a disguised or baited hook; hence, to secure by allurement or artifice; to entrap; to catch; as, to hook a dress; to hook a trout.

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