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Definition 1: either side of the body below the waist and above the thigh - [noun denoting body]

(hip is a kind of ...) any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity

(hip is a part of ...) branches of the internal iliac artery that supply the hip joint and gluteal region

(... is part of hip) the body excluding the head and neck and limbs

"they moved their arms and legs and bodies"

Definition 2: the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for hip in the sense of this definition

(hip is a kind of ...) an encircling or ringlike structure

(hip is a part of ...) the end of the vertebral column in humans and tailless apes

(hip is a part of ...) large flaring bone forming one half of the pelvis; made up of the ilium and ischium and pubis

(hip is a part of ...) the upper and widest of the three bones making up the hipbone

(hip is a part of ...) one of the three sections of the hipbone; situated below the ilium

(hip is a part of ...) one of the three sections of the hipbone; together these two bones form the front of the pelvis

(hip is a part of ...) wedge-shaped bone consisting of five fused vertebrae forming the posterior part of the pelvis; its base connects with the lowest lumbar vertebra and its tip with the coccyx

(hip is a part of ...) the ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and the acetabulum

(... is part of hip) the part of the skeleton that includes the pectoral girdle and the pelvic girdle and the upper and lower limbs

Definition 3: the ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and the acetabulum - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for hip in the sense of this definition

(hip is a kind of ...) a freely moving joint in which a sphere on the head of one bone fits into a rounded cavity in the other bone

(hip is a part of ...) one of the three sections of the hipbone; situated below the ilium

(... is part of hip) the part of the leg between the hip and the knee

(... is part of hip) the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates

Definition 4: the fruit of a rose plant - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for hip in the sense of this definition

(hip is a kind of ...) the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant

(... is part of hip) any of many shrubs of the genus Rosa that bear roses

Definition 5: (architecture) the exterior angle formed by the junction of a sloping side and a sloping end of a roof - [noun denoting shape]

(hip is a kind of ...) the supplement of an interior angle of a polygon

(... is part of hip) a roof having sloping ends as well as sloping sides

(hip 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 6: informed about the latest trends - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for hip in the sense of this definition

(hip is similar to ...) having much knowledge or education

"an informed public" "informed opinion" "the informed customer"

(hip is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

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