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.
Webster English vocab. Английский словарь Webster. 2012