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Definition 1: produced by mammary glands of female mammals for feeding their young - [noun denoting body]

(milk is a kind of ...) the liquid parts of the body

(milk is a kind of ...) a source of materials to nourish the body

(... is a kind of milk ) milk secreted by a woman who has recently given birth

(... is a kind of milk ) milky fluid secreted for the first day or two after parturition

Definition 2: a white nutritious liquid secreted by mammals and used as food by human beings - [noun denoting food]

(milk is a kind of ...) milk and butter and cheese

(milk is a kind of ...) any liquid suitable for drinking

"may I take your beverage order?"

(... is a kind of milk ) milk concentrated by evaporation

(... is a kind of milk ) sweetened evaporated milk

(... is a kind of milk ) milk from which the cream has been skimmed

(... is a kind of milk ) milk from which some of the cream has been removed

(... is a kind of milk ) milk from which no constituent (such as fat) has been removed

(... is a kind of milk ) milk from which some of the cream has been removed

(... is a kind of milk ) residue from making butter from sour raw milk; or pasteurized milk curdled by adding a culture

(... is a kind of milk ) milk flavored with chocolate syrup

(... is a kind of milk ) dehydrated milk

(... is a kind of milk ) milk from dairies regulated by an authorized medical milk commission

(... is a kind of milk ) milk that has turned sour

(... is a kind of milk ) milk that has been exposed briefly to high temperatures to destroy microorganisms and prevent fermentation

(... is a kind of milk ) milk obtained from dairy cows

(... is a kind of milk ) the milk of a yak

(... is a kind of milk ) the milk of a goat

(... is a kind of milk ) milk fermented by bacteria; used to treat gastrointestinal disorders

(... is a kind of milk ) unpasteurized milk

(... is a kind of milk ) milk heated almost to boiling

(... is a kind of milk ) milk with the fat particles broken up and dispersed uniformly so the cream will not rise

(milk is made of the substance ...) any of a large group of nitrogenous organic compounds that are essential constituents of living cells; consist of polymers of amino acids; essential in the diet of animals for growth and for repair of tissues; can be obtained from meat and eggs and milk and legumes

"a diet high in protein"

Definition 3: any of several nutritive milklike liquids - [noun denoting food]

(milk is a kind of ...) a substance that can be used or prepared for use as food

(... is a kind of milk ) clear to whitish fluid from within a fresh coconut

(... is a kind of milk ) white liquid obtained from compressing fresh coconut meat

(... is a kind of milk ) a milk substitute containing soybean flour and water; used in some infant formulas and in making tofu

(... is a kind of milk ) a liquid food for infants

Definition 4: a river that rises in the Rockies in northwestern Montana and flows eastward to become a tributary of the Missouri River - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for milk in the sense of this definition

(milk is an instance of ...) a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)

"the river was navigable for 50 miles"

(... is part of milk) a state in northwestern United States on the Canadian border

Definition 5: take milk from female mammals - [verb of change]

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

  • Cows need to be milked every morning

(milk is a kind of ...) take liquid out of a container or well

"She drew water from the barrel"

(... is a kind of milk ) draw the last milk (of cows)

(milk has a similar meaning as ...) add milk to

"milk the tea"

Definition 6: add milk to - [verb of change]

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

  • milk the tea

(milk is a kind of ...) make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of

"We added two students to that dorm room" "She added a personal note to her letter" "Add insult to injury" "Add some extra plates to the dinner table"

(milk has a similar meaning as ...) take milk from female mammals

"Cows need to be milked every morning"

Definition 7: exploit as much as possible - [verb of consumption]

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

  • I am milking this for all it's worth

(milk is a kind of ...) draw from; make good use of

"we must exploit the resources we are given wisely"

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