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Definition 1: a movable top or cover (hinged or separate) for closing the opening at the top of a box, chest, jar, pan, etc. - [noun denoting artifact]

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

  • he raised the piano lid

(lid is a kind of ...) covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container)

"he removed the top of the carton" "he couldn't get the top off of the bottle" "put the cover back on the kettle"

(... is a kind of lid ) hinged lid for a trunk

(lid is a part of ...) a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed

(... is part of lid) a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid

"he rummaged through a box of spare parts"

(... is part of lid) box with a lid; used for storage; usually large and sturdy

(... is part of lid) a vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles

Definition 2: headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for lid in the sense of this definition

(lid is a kind of ...) clothing for the head

(... is a kind of lid ) tall hat; worn by some British soldiers on ceremonial occasions

(... is a kind of lid ) a hat made of fur

(... is a kind of lid ) hats for women; the wares sold by a milliner

(... is a kind of lid ) a stiff broad-brimmed hat with the brim turned up at the sides and projecting in front; worn by some clergymen in Britain

(... is a kind of lid ) a hat with a snap brim

(... is a kind of lid ) a straw hat with a tall crown and broad brim; worn in American southwest and in Mexico

(... is a kind of lid ) waterproof hat with wide slanting brim longer in back than in front

(... is a kind of lid ) a hat with a broad brim that protects the face from direct exposure to the sun

(... is a kind of lid ) a hat (Cockney rhyming slang: `tit for tat' rhymes with `hat')

(... is a kind of lid ) a tall white hat with a pouched crown; worn by chefs

(... is a kind of lid ) a hat made of felt with a creased crown

(... is a kind of lid ) a cone-shaped paper hat formerly placed on the head of slow or lazy pupils

(... is a kind of lid ) a man's hat with a tall crown; usually covered with silk or with beaver fur

(... is a kind of lid ) a stiff hat made of straw with a flat crown

(... is a kind of lid ) a hat tied under the chin

(... is a kind of lid ) a felt hat that is round and hard with a narrow brim

(... is a kind of lid ) a broad-brimmed felt hat with a high crown; formerly worn by the United States Army and Marine personnel

(... is a kind of lid ) a soft felt hat with a wide flexible brim

(... is a kind of lid ) hat with opposing brims turned up and caught together to form points

(... is a kind of lid ) a hat with a wide brim and a soft crown; worn by American ranch hands

(... is a kind of lid ) a tight-fitting hat with visors front and back; formerly worn by hunters

(... is a kind of lid ) soft green felt hat with a feather or brush cockade

(lid is a part of ...) a circular projection that sticks outward from the crown of a hat

(lid is a part of ...) the part of a hat (the vertex) that covers the crown of the head

(lid is a part of ...) a band around the crown of a hat just above the brim

Definition 3: either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye - [noun denoting body]

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

  • his lids would stay open no longer

Synonyms for lid in the sense of this definition

(lid is a kind of ...) a flap of tissue that protects what it covers

(lid is a part of ...) any of the short curved hairs that grow from the edges of the eyelids

(lid is a part of ...) a transparent lubricating mucous membrane that covers the eyeball and the under surface of the eyelid

(... is part of lid) the organ of sight

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