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Definition 1: major food fish of Arctic and cold-temperate waters - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for cod in the sense of this definition

(cod is a kind of ...) a soft-finned fish of the family Gadidae

(... is a kind of cod ) young codfish

(... is a kind of cod ) one of the world's most important commercial fishes

(... is a kind of cod ) closely related to Atlantic cod

(... is a kind of cod ) elongate freshwater cod of northern Europe and Asia and North America having barbels around its mouth

(... is a kind of cod ) young Atlantic cod or haddock especially one split and boned for cooking

(... is a member of cod) type genus of the Gadidae: the typical codfishes

Definition 2: lean white flesh of important North Atlantic food fish; usually baked or poached - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for cod in the sense of this definition

(cod is a kind of ...) flesh of fish from the sea used as food

(... is a kind of cod ) codfish preserved in salt; must be desalted and flaked by soaking in water and pounding; used in e.g. codfish cakes

(... is part of cod) one of the world's most important commercial fishes

Definition 3: the vessel that contains the seeds of a plant (not the seeds themselves) - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for cod in the sense of this definition

(cod is a kind of ...) outer membranous covering of some fruits or seeds

(... is a kind of cod ) husk of a pea; edible in some garden peas

Definition 4: harass with persistent criticism or carping - [verb of communication]

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

  • 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

Synonyms for cod in the sense of this definition

(cod is a kind of ...) treat with contempt

"The new constitution mocks all democratic principles"

(... is a kind of cod ) laugh at with contempt and derision

"The crowd jeered at the speaker"

(... is a kind of cod ) be silly or tease one another

"After we relaxed, we just kidded around"

Definition 5: fool or hoax - [verb of communication]

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

  • The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone
  • You can't fool me!

Synonyms for cod in the sense of this definition

(cod is a kind of ...) cause someone to believe an untruth

"The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house"

(... is a kind of cod ) tell false information to for fun

"Are you pulling my leg?"

Definition 6: collecting the charges upon delivery - [adverb denoting all]

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

  • mail a package C.O.D.

Synonyms for cod in the sense of this definition

Definition 7: payable by the recipient on delivery - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • a collect call
  • the letter came collect
  • a COD parcel

Synonyms for cod in the sense of this definition

(cod is similar to ...) owed and payable immediately or on demand

"payment is due"

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