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Definition 1: a portable shelter (usually of canvas stretched over supporting poles and fastened to the ground with ropes and pegs) - [noun denoting artifact]

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

  • he pitched his tent near the creek

Synonyms for tent in the sense of this definition

(tent is a kind of ...) a structure that provides privacy and protection from danger

(... is a kind of tent ) a tent that can be carried in a backpack

(... is a kind of tent ) a tent designed for occupancy by two persons

(... is a kind of tent ) tent that is an Eskimo summer dwelling

(... is a kind of tent ) a Native American tent; usually of conical shape

(... is a kind of tent ) a large tent shaped like a pyramid; can hold half a dozen people

(... is a kind of tent ) a wedge-shaped tent; usually without a floor or windows

(... is a kind of tent ) the tent of an ancient Roman general

(... is a kind of tent ) a small tent that is easy to carry and quick to set up

(... is a kind of tent ) large and often sumptuous tent

(... is a kind of tent ) a lightweight tent with a floor; flaps close with a zipper

(... is a kind of tent ) tent that is attached to the side of a building

(... is a kind of tent ) a tent with a fly front

(... is a kind of tent ) a tent providing shelter for a family

(... is a kind of tent ) a tent made of canvas fabric

(... is a kind of tent ) a small tent used as a dressing room beside the sea or a swimming pool

(... is a kind of tent ) a bell-shaped tent

(... is a kind of tent ) a small tent with a single supporting pole and radiating metal ribs

(tent is a part of ...) a cable, wire, or rope that is used to brace something (especially a tent)

Definition 2: a web that resembles a tent or carpet - [noun denoting object]

(tent is a kind of ...) an intricate network suggesting something that was formed by weaving or interweaving

"the trees cast a delicate web of shadows over the lawn"

Definition 3: live in or as if in a tent - [verb of stative]

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

  • Can we go camping again this summer?
  • The circus tented near the town
  • The houseguests had to camp in the living room

Synonyms for tent in the sense of this definition

(tent is a kind of ...) be an inhabitant of or reside in

"People lived in Africa millions of years ago" "The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted" "this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean" "deer are populating the woods"

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