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Definition 1: a light noise, like the noise of silk clothing or leaves blowing in the wind - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for rustle in the sense of this definition

(rustle is a kind of ...) sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)

"he enjoyed the street noises" "they heard indistinct noises of people talking" "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"

Definition 2: make a dry crackling sound - [verb of perception]

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

  • rustling silk
  • the dry leaves were rustling in the breeze

(rustle is a kind of ...) make a certain noise or sound

"She went `Mmmmm'" "The gun went `bang'"

Definition 3: take illegally - [verb of possession]

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

  • rustle cattle

Synonyms for rustle in the sense of this definition

(rustle is a kind of ...) take without the owner's consent

"Someone stole my wallet on the train" "This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation"

(rustle belongs to category ...) (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act

"a long record of crimes"

Definition 4: forage food - [verb of possession]

(rustle is a kind of ...) collect or look around for (food)

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