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Definition 1: poker in which each player receives hole cards and the remainder are dealt face up; bets are placed after each card is dealt - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for stud in the sense of this definition

(stud is a kind of ...) any of various card games in which players bet that they hold the highest-ranking hand

(stud is the domain which ... is member of) (poker) a playing card dealt face down and not revealed until the showdown

Definition 2: adult male horse kept for breeding - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for stud in the sense of this definition

(stud is a kind of ...) uncastrated adult male horse

Definition 3: an upright in house framing - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for stud in the sense of this definition

(stud is a kind of ...) a vertical structural member as a post or stake

"the ball sailed between the uprights"

(... is part of stud) a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place

"there was a three-story building on the corner" "it was an imposing edifice"

Definition 4: ornament consisting of a circular rounded protuberance (as on a vault or shield or belt) - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for stud in the sense of this definition

(stud is a kind of ...) something used to beautify

Definition 5: a man who is virile and sexually active - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for stud in the sense of this definition

(stud is a kind of ...) an adult person who is male (as opposed to a woman)

"there were two women and six men on the bus"

Definition 6: provide with or construct with studs - [verb of contact]

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

  • stud the wall

(stud 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"

(stud belongs to category ...) the craft of a carpenter: making things out of wood

Definition 7: scatter or intersperse like dots or studs - [verb of stative]

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

  • Hills constellated with lights

Synonyms for stud in the sense of this definition

(stud is a kind of ...) span an interval of distance, space or time

"The war extended over five years" "The period covered the turn of the century" "My land extends over the hills on the horizon" "This farm covers some 200 acres" "The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles"

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