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Definition 1: formal permission to depart - [noun denoting act]

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

  • he gave me his conge

Synonyms for congee in the sense of this definition

(congee is a kind of ...) the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization

Definition 2: an abrupt and unceremonious dismissal - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for congee in the sense of this definition

(congee is a kind of ...) the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)

Definition 3: (architecture) a concave molding - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for congee in the sense of this definition

(congee is a kind of ...) a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing

(congee belongs to category ...) the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings

"architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"

Definition 4: a Chinese rice gruel eaten for breakfast - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for congee in the sense of this definition

(congee is a kind of ...) a thin porridge (usually oatmeal or cornmeal)

Definition 5: perform a ceremonious bow - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for congee in the sense of this definition

(congee is a kind of ...) bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head

"He bowed before the King" "She bowed her head in shame"

Definition 6: depart after obtaining formal permission - [verb of motion]

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

  • He has congeed with the King

(congee is a kind of ...) go away or leave

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