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Definition 1: a building or group of buildings used to house military personnel - [noun denoting artifact]

(barrack is a kind of ...) living quarters for personnel on a military post

(... is a kind of barrack ) military barracks in a garrison town

(barrack is a part of ...) a room in a barracks where soldiers are billeted

(barrack belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

Definition 2: laugh at with contempt and derision - [verb of communication]

Samples where barrack or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The crowd jeered at the speaker

Synonyms for barrack in the sense of this definition

(barrack is a kind of ...) harass with persistent criticism or carping

"The children teased the new teacher" "Don't ride me so hard over my failure" "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"

Definition 3: spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts - [verb of communication]

Samples where barrack or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers

Synonyms for barrack in the sense of this definition

(barrack is a kind of ...) inspire with confidence; give hope or courage to

(... is a kind of barrack ) act as a cheerleader in a sports event

Definition 4: lodge in barracks - [verb of stative]

(barrack is a kind of ...) provide housing for

"We are lodging three foreign students this semester"

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