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Definitions and Synonyms of hatch | Another word for hatch | What is hatch?

Definition 1: a movable barrier covering a hatchway - [noun denoting artifact]

(hatch is a kind of ...) a barrier that can be moved to allow passage

(... is a kind of hatch ) hatch opening into the cargo compartment

(... is part of hatch) an entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship

Definition 2: a sloping rear car door that is lifted to open - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for hatch in the sense of this definition

(hatch is a kind of ...) the door of a car

Definition 3: shading consisting of multiple crossing lines - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for hatch in the sense of this definition

(hatch is a kind of ...) graded markings that indicate light or shaded areas in a drawing or painting

Definition 4: the production of young from an egg - [noun denoting process]

Synonyms for hatch in the sense of this definition

(hatch is a kind of ...) the process of giving birth

Definition 5: sit on (eggs) - [verb of body]

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

  • Birds brood
  • The female covers the eggs

Synonyms for hatch in the sense of this definition

(hatch is a kind of ...) have offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant

"The Bible tells people to procreate" "These bacteria reproduce"

(hatch implies ...) take a seat

(hatch has a similar meaning as ...) emerge from the eggs

"young birds, fish, and reptiles hatch"

(hatch has a similar meaning as ...) copulate with a female, used especially of horses

"The horse covers the mare"

Definition 6: emerge from the eggs - [verb of body]

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

  • young birds, fish, and reptiles hatch

(hatch is a kind of ...) come into existence through birth

"She was born on a farm"

(hatch has a similar meaning as ...) sit on (eggs)

"Birds brood" "The female covers the eggs"

Definition 7: draw, cut, or engrave lines, usually parallel, on metal, wood, or paper - [verb of contact]

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

  • hatch the sheet

(hatch is a kind of ...) mark with lines

"sorrow had lined his face"

Definition 8: devise or invent - [verb of creation]

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

  • He thought up a plan to get rich quickly
  • no-one had ever thought of such a clever piece of software

Synonyms for hatch in the sense of this definition

(hatch is a kind of ...) create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands

(... is a kind of hatch ) form ideals

"Man has always idealized"

(... is a kind of hatch ) concoct something artificial or untrue

Definition 9: inlay with narrow strips or lines of a different substance such as gold or silver, for the purpose of decorating - [verb of creation]

(hatch is a kind of ...) decorate the surface of by inserting wood, stone, and metal

(hatch belongs to category ...) a craft that requires skillful hands

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