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Definition 1: a short peg put into the ground to hold a golf ball off the ground - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for tee in the sense of this definition

(tee is a kind of ...) sports equipment used in playing golf

(tee is a kind of ...) a wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface

Definition 2: support holding a football on end and above the ground preparatory to the kickoff - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for tee in the sense of this definition

(tee is a kind of ...) any device that bears the weight of another thing

"there was no place to attach supports for a shelf"

Definition 3: the starting place for each hole on a golf course - [noun denoting location]

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

  • they were waiting on the first tee

Synonyms for tee in the sense of this definition

(tee is a kind of ...) the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located)

"a good site for the school"

(... is part of tee) course consisting of a large landscaped area for playing golf

Definition 4: place on a tee - [verb of contact]

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

  • tee golf balls

Synonyms for tee in the sense of this definition

(tee is a kind of ...) put into a certain place or abstract location

"Put your things here" "Set the tray down" "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children" "Place emphasis on a certain point"

(tee belongs to category ...) a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes

Definition 5: connect with a tee - [verb of contact]

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

  • tee two pipes

(tee is a kind of ...) connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces

"Can you connect the two loudspeakers?" "Tie the ropes together" "Link arms"

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