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Definition 1: a simple seat without a back or arms - [noun denoting artifact]

(stool is a kind of ...) furniture that is designed for sitting on

"there were not enough seats for all the guests"

(... is a kind of stool ) a folding stool

(... is a kind of stool ) a low stool; formerly in Scotland, a seat in a church where an offender was publicly rebuked

(... is a kind of stool ) a low seat or a stool to rest the feet of a seated person

(... is a kind of stool ) low three-legged stool with a half round seat; used to sit on while milking a cow

(... is a kind of stool ) a stool for piano players; usually adjustable in height

(... is a kind of stool ) a stool that has one or two steps that fold under the seat

(... is a kind of stool ) a low stool in the shape of a drum

Definition 2: a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for stool in the sense of this definition

(stool is a kind of ...) a fixture for the distribution and use of water in a building

(... is a kind of stool ) a toilet that relies on bacteria to break down waste matter (instead of using water)

(... is a kind of stool ) a toilet that is cleaned of waste by the flow of water through it

(... is a kind of stool ) toilet consisting of a small seat used by young children

(stool is a part of ...) the bowl of a toilet that can be flushed with water

(stool is a part of ...) the hinged seat on a toilet

(... is part of stool) a room (as in a residence) containing a bathtub or shower and usually a washbasin and toilet

(... is part of stool) a room or building equipped with one or more toilets

Definition 3: (forestry) the stump of a tree that has been felled or headed for the production of saplings - [noun denoting plant]

(stool is a kind of ...) the base part of a tree that remains standing after the tree has been felled

(stool belongs to category ...) the science of planting and caring for forests and the management of growing timber

Definition 4: solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for stool in the sense of this definition

(stool is a kind of ...) waste matter (as urine or sweat but especially feces) discharged from the body

(... is a kind of stool ) fecal droppings from a dog

(... is a kind of stool ) obscene terms for feces

(... is a kind of stool ) fecal matter of animals

(... is a kind of stool ) thick dark green mucoid material that is the first feces of a newborn child

(... is a kind of stool ) abnormally dark tarry feces containing blood (usually from gastrointestinal bleeding)

Definition 5: have a bowel movement - [verb of body]

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

  • The dog had made in the flower beds

Synonyms for stool in the sense of this definition

(stool is a kind of ...) eliminate from the body

"Pass a kidney stone"

(... is a kind of stool ) defecate; used of animals

(stool has a similar meaning as ...) eliminate urine

"Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug"

Definition 6: grow shoots in the form of stools or tillers - [verb of body]

Synonyms for stool in the sense of this definition

(stool is a kind of ...) come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)

"He grew a beard" "The patient developed abdominal pains" "I got funny spots all over my body" "Well-developed breasts"

Definition 7: react to a decoy, of wildfowl - [verb of cognition]

(stool is a kind of ...) show a response or a reaction to something

Definition 8: lure with a stool, as of wild fowl - [verb of communication]

(stool is a kind of ...) provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion

"He lured me into temptation"

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