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Definition 1: any of various Chinese boats with a high poop and lugsails - [noun denoting artifact]

(junk is a kind of ...) a small vessel for travel on water

(junk is a part of ...) a sail with four corners that is hoisted from a yard that is oblique to the mast

Definition 2: the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for junk in the sense of this definition

(junk is a kind of ...) worthless material that is to be disposed of

(... is a kind of junk ) dust consisting of a mixture of small coal fragments and coal dust and dirt that sifts out when coal is passed over a sieve

Definition 3: dispose of (something useless or old) - [verb of possession]

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

  • trash these old chairs
  • junk an old car
  • scrap your old computer

Synonyms for junk in the sense of this definition

(junk is a kind of ...) throw or cast away

"Put away your worries"

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