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Definition 1: a spoon-shaped vessel with a long handle; frequently used to transfer liquids from one container to another - [noun denoting artifact]

(ladle is a kind of ...) an object used as a container (especially for liquids)

(... is a kind of ladle ) a ladle that has a cup with a long handle

(... is a kind of ladle ) a large ladle

"he used a scoop to serve the ice cream"

(... is a kind of ladle ) a ladle for serving soup

(ladle is a part of ...) the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it

"he grabbed the hammer by the handle" "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"

Definition 2: remove with or as if with a ladle - [verb of contact]

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

  • ladle the water out of the bowl

Synonyms for ladle in the sense of this definition

(ladle is a kind of ...) remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

"remove a threat" "remove a wrapper" "Remove the dirty dishes from the table" "take the gun from your pocket" "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"

(... is a kind of ladle ) ladle clumsily

"slop the food onto the plate"

Definition 3: put (a liquid) into a container by means of a ladle - [verb of contact]

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

  • ladle soup into the bowl

(ladle is a kind of ...) put into a certain place or abstract location

"Put your things here" "Set the tray down" "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children" "Place emphasis on a certain point"

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