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Definition 1: solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for horse in the sense of this definition

(horse is a kind of ...) hoofed mammals having slender legs and a flat coat with a narrow mane along the back of the neck

(... is a kind of horse ) an old or over-worked horse

(... is a kind of horse ) a horse kept for hire

(... is a kind of horse ) a horse of light tan or golden color with cream-colored or white mane and tail

(... is a kind of horse ) any of various breeds of small gentle horses usually less than five feet high at the shoulder

(... is a kind of horse ) a horse bred for racing

(... is a kind of horse ) a horse trained to run in steeplechases

(... is a kind of horse ) a horse behind which a hunter hides while stalking game

(... is a kind of horse ) horse used for pulling vehicles

(... is a kind of horse ) a horse used for plowing and hauling and other heavy labor

(... is a kind of horse ) a horse kept at an inn or post house for use by mail carriers or for rent to travelers

(... is a kind of horse ) a horse trained to a special gait in which both feet on one side leave the ground together

(... is a kind of horse ) a horse trained to lift its feet high off the ground while walking or trotting

(... is a kind of horse ) a dark golden-brown or reddish-brown horse

(... is a kind of horse ) a solid dark brown horse

(... is a kind of horse ) a horse of a moderate reddish-brown color

(... is a kind of horse ) undomesticated or feral domestic horse

(... is a kind of horse ) a small agile horse specially bred and trained for playing polo

(... is a kind of horse ) a horse having a brownish coat thickly sprinkled with white or gray

(... is a kind of horse ) a horse stabled with another or one of several horses owned by the same person

(... is a kind of horse ) a word for horse used by children or in adult slang

(... is a kind of horse ) earliest horse; extinct primitive dog-sized four-toed Eocene animal

(... is a kind of horse ) North American three-toed Oligocene animal; probably not directly ancestral to modern horses

(... is a kind of horse ) Pliocene horse approaching donkeys in size

(... is a kind of horse ) a spotted or calico horse or pony

(... is a kind of horse ) the male of species Equus caballus

(... is a kind of horse ) female equine animal

(... is a kind of horse ) a lightweight horse kept for riding only

(... is a kind of horse ) a range horse of the western United States

(... is a kind of horse ) a horse of a brownish orange to light brown color

(horse is a part of ...) the highest part of the back at the base of the neck of various animals especially draft animals

(horse is a part of ...) lower part of a horse's thigh between the hock and the stifle

(horse is a part of ...) the part of the head between the ears

(horse is a part of ...) the mane of a horse

(horse is a part of ...) the hoof of a horse

(horse is a part of ...) the back of a horse

(horse is a part of ...) the flesh of horses as food

(horse is a member of ...) a young horse

(... is a member of horse) type genus of the Equidae: only surviving genus of the family Equidae

Definition 2: a chessman shaped to resemble the head of a horse; can move two squares horizontally and one vertically (or vice versa) - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for horse in the sense of this definition

(horse is a kind of ...) any of 16 white and 16 black pieces used in playing the game of chess

(horse belongs to category ...) a board game for two players who move their 16 pieces according to specific rules; the object is to checkmate the opponent's king

Definition 3: a framework for holding wood that is being sawed - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for horse in the sense of this definition

(horse is a kind of ...) a structure supporting or containing something

(... is a kind of horse ) sawhorses used in pairs to support a horizontal tabletop

Definition 4: a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for horse in the sense of this definition

(horse is a kind of ...) sports equipment used in gymnastic exercises

(... is a kind of horse ) a gymnastic horse with a cylindrical body covered with leather and two upright handles (pommels) near the center; held upright by two steel supports, one at each end

(... is a kind of horse ) a gymnastic horse without pommels and with one end elongated; used lengthwise for vaulting

Definition 5: troops trained to fight on horseback - [noun denoting group]

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

  • 500 horse led the attack

Synonyms for horse in the sense of this definition

(horse is a kind of ...) soldiers collectively

(horse is a member of ...) a soldier in a motorized army unit

(horse belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

Definition 6: provide with a horse or horses - [verb of consumption]

(horse is a kind of ...) give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance

"The hostess provided lunch for all the guests"

(... is a kind of horse ) provide with fresh horses

"remount a regiment"

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