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Definition 1: pungent seasoning from the berry of the common pepper plant of East India; use whole or ground - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for pepper in the sense of this definition

(pepper is a kind of ...) something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts

(... is a kind of pepper ) pepper that is ground from whole peppercorns with husks on

(... is a kind of pepper ) pepper ground from husked peppercorns

(... is part of pepper) climber having dark red berries (peppercorns) when fully ripe; southern India and Sri Lanka; naturalized in northern Burma and Assam

Definition 2: sweet and hot varieties of fruits of plants of the genus Capsicum - [noun denoting food]

(pepper is a kind of ...) any of several fruits of plants of the family Solanaceae; especially of the genera Solanum, Capsicum, and Lycopersicon

(... is a kind of pepper ) large mild crisp thick-walled capsicum peppers usually bell-shaped or somewhat oblong; commonly used in salads

(... is a kind of pepper ) any of various pungent capsicum fruits

(... is part of pepper) any of various tropical plants of the genus Capsicum bearing peppers

Definition 3: any of various tropical plants of the genus Capsicum bearing peppers - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for pepper in the sense of this definition

(pepper is a kind of ...) a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems

(... is a kind of pepper ) plant bearing small rounded usually pungent fruits

(... is a kind of pepper ) plant bearing erect pungent conical red or yellow or purple fruits; sometimes grown as an ornamental

(... is a kind of pepper ) plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red

(... is a kind of pepper ) plant bearing large mild thick-walled usually bell-shaped fruits; the principal salad peppers

(... is a kind of pepper ) plant bearing very hot medium-sized oblong red peppers; grown principally in the Gulf Coast states for production of hot sauce

(... is a kind of pepper ) plant bearing very small and very hot oblong red fruits; includes wild forms native to tropical America; thought to be ancestral to the sweet pepper and many hot peppers

(pepper is a part of ...) sweet and hot varieties of fruits of plants of the genus Capsicum

(... is a member of pepper) chiefly tropical perennial shrubby plants having many-seeded fruits: sweet and hot peppers

(pepper is made of the substance ...) colorless pungent crystalline compound derived from capsicum; source of the hotness of hot peppers of the genus Capsicum such as chili and cayenne and jalapeno

Definition 4: climber having dark red berries (peppercorns) when fully ripe; southern India and Sri Lanka; naturalized in northern Burma and Assam - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for pepper in the sense of this definition

(pepper is a kind of ...) any of various shrubby vines of the genus Piper

(pepper is a part of ...) pungent seasoning from the berry of the common pepper plant of East India; use whole or ground

(... is a member of pepper) type genus of the Piperaceae: large genus of chiefly climbing tropical shrubs

(pepper is made of the substance ...) derived from pepper (especially black pepper); source of the hotness of black and white pepper

Definition 5: attack and bombard with or as if with missiles - [verb of competition]

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

  • pelt the speaker with questions

Synonyms for pepper in the sense of this definition

(pepper is a kind of ...) launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with

"Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II" "Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week"

(pepper implies ...) propel through the air

"throw a frisbee"

Definition 6: add pepper to - [verb of perception]

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

  • pepper the soup

(pepper is a kind of ...) add herbs or spices to

(pepper belongs to category ...) the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat

"cooking can be a great art" "people are needed who have experience in cookery" "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"

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