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Definition 1: informal term for the nose - [noun denoting body]

(conk is a kind of ...) the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals

"he has a cold in the nose"

(conk belongs to a domain located in ...) a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

Definition 2: pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain - [verb of body]

Synonyms for conk in the sense of this definition

(conk is a kind of ...) lose consciousness due to a sudden trauma, for example

Definition 3: pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life - [verb of change]

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

  • She died from cancer
  • The children perished in the fire
  • The patient went peacefully
  • The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102

Synonyms for conk in the sense of this definition

(conk is a kind of ...) undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

"We turned from Socialism to Capitalism" "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"

(... is a kind of conk ) cease development, die, and be aborted

"an aborting fetus"

(... is a kind of conk ) die, as in battle or in a hunt

"Many soldiers fell at Verdun" "Several deer have fallen to the same gun" "The shooting victim fell dead"

(... is a kind of conk ) die of food deprivation

"The political prisoners starved to death" "Many famished in the countryside during the drought"

(... is a kind of conk ) die before; die earlier than

"She predeceased her husband"

(... is a kind of conk ) die from being submerged in water, getting water into the lungs, and asphyxiating

"The child drowned in the lake"

(... is a kind of conk ) be killed or die

(... is a kind of conk ) be asphyxiated; die from lack of oxygen

"The child suffocated under the pillow"

(... is a kind of conk ) be fatally overwhelmed

(conk has a similar meaning as ...) stop operating or functioning

"The engine finally went" "The car died on the road" "The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town" "The coffee maker broke" "The engine failed on the way to town" "her eyesight went after the accident"

(conk has a similar meaning as ...) suffer or face the pain of death

"Martyrs may die every day for their faith"

Definition 4: hit, especially on the head - [verb of contact]

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

  • The stranger conked him and he fainted

(conk is a kind of ...) deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument

"He hit her hard in the face"

Definition 5: come to a stop - [verb of motion]

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

  • The car stalled in the driveway

Synonyms for conk in the sense of this definition

(conk is a kind of ...) come to a halt, stop moving

"the car stopped" "She stopped in front of a store window"

(conk belongs to category ...) the act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal

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