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Definition 1: one of several thin slats of wood forming the sides of a barrel or bucket - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for stave in the sense of this definition

(stave is a kind of ...) a thin strip (wood or metal)

(... is part of stave) a cylindrical container that holds liquids

Definition 2: a crosspiece between the legs of a chair - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for stave in the sense of this definition

(stave is a kind of ...) a transverse brace

(... is part of stave) a chair that can be folded flat for storage

(... is part of stave) a chair for feeding a very young child; has four long legs and a footrest and a detachable tray

(... is part of stave) a chair mounted on rockers

(... is part of stave) a straight-backed chair without arms

Definition 3: (music) the system of five horizontal lines on which the musical notes are written - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for stave in the sense of this definition

(stave is a kind of ...) (music) notation used by musicians

(stave is a part of ...) any of the 5 horizontal marks comprising a staff

(stave is a part of ...) one of the areas between or below or above the lines of a musical staff

"the spaces are the notes F-A-C-E"

(stave belongs to category ...) an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner

Definition 4: burst or force (a hole) into something - [verb of change]

Synonyms for stave in the sense of this definition

(stave is a kind of ...) come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure

"The bubble burst"

Definition 5: furnish with staves - [verb of possession]

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

  • stave a ladder

(stave is a kind of ...) provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose

"The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities"

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