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Definition 1: the cry of a goose (or any sound resembling this) - [noun denoting event]

(honk is a kind of ...) the characteristic utterance of an animal

"animal cries filled the night"

Definition 2: eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth - [verb of body]

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

  • After drinking too much, the students vomited
  • He purged continuously
  • The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

Synonyms for honk in the sense of this definition

(honk is a kind of ...) eliminate from the body

"Pass a kidney stone"

Definition 3: cry like a goose - [verb of communication]

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

  • The geese were honking

Synonyms for honk in the sense of this definition

(honk is a kind of ...) express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

"She let out a big heavy sigh" "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"

Definition 4: use the horn of a car - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for honk in the sense of this definition

(honk is a kind of ...) emit a noise

Definition 5: make a loud noise - [verb of perception]

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

  • The horns of the taxis blared

Synonyms for honk in the sense of this definition

(honk is a kind of ...) make a certain noise or sound

"She went `Mmmmm'" "The gun went `bang'"

(... is a kind of honk ) play (a musical instrument) casually

"the saxophone player was tootling a sad melody"

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