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Definition 1: an enclosure for animals (as chicken or livestock) - [noun denoting artifact]

(yard is a kind of ...) a structure consisting of an area that has been enclosed for some purpose

(... is a kind of yard ) a yard adjoining a barn

(... is a kind of yard ) an enclosed yard for keeping poultry

(... is a kind of yard ) an area adjacent to farm buildings

(... is a kind of yard ) enclosed yard where cattle, pigs, horses, or sheep are kept temporarily

Definition 2: a long horizontal spar tapered at the end and used to support and spread a square sail or lateen - [noun denoting artifact]

(yard is a kind of ...) a stout rounded pole of wood or metal used to support rigging

(... is a kind of yard ) yard for a square mainsail

(yard is a part of ...) either end of the yard of a square-rigged ship

(... is part of yard) a vessel that is powered by the wind; often having several masts

Definition 3: the enclosed land around a house or other building - [noun denoting artifact]

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

  • it was a small house with almost no yard

Synonyms for yard in the sense of this definition

(yard is a kind of ...) a piece of land cleared of trees and usually enclosed

"he planted a field of wheat"

(... is a kind of yard ) the grounds in back of a house

(... is a kind of yard ) a yard outside the front or rear door of a house

(... is a kind of yard ) the yard in front of a house; between the house and the street

(... is a kind of yard ) a yard or lawn adjoining a house

(... is a kind of yard ) yard consisting of an outdoor area for children's play

(... is a kind of yard ) the grounds at either side of a house

Definition 4: an area having a network of railway tracks and sidings for storage and maintenance of cars and engines - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for yard in the sense of this definition

(yard is a kind of ...) an extended area of land

(... is a kind of yard ) a railway yard in which trains are assembled and goods are loaded

Definition 5: a tract of land enclosed for particular activities (sometimes paved and usually associated with buildings) - [noun denoting location]

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

  • they opened a repair yard on the edge of town

(yard is a kind of ...) an extended area of land

(... is a kind of yard ) a field where junk is collected and stored for resale

(... is a kind of yard ) the yard associated with a school

(... is a kind of yard ) the yard associated with a church

(... is a kind of yard ) (formerly) an enclosed field for tilting contests

Definition 6: a tract of land where logs are accumulated - [noun denoting location]

(yard is a kind of ...) an extended area of land

Definition 7: a unit of length equal to 3 feet; defined as 91.44 centimeters; originally taken to be the average length of a stride - [noun denoting quantity]

Synonyms for yard in the sense of this definition

(yard is a kind of ...) a unit of measurement of length

(yard is a part of ...) a linear unit of length equal to 12 inches or a third of a yard

"he is six feet tall"

(... is part of yard) a linear measure of 16.5 feet

(... is part of yard) a unit of length

(... is part of yard) a unit of length of thread or yarn

(... is part of yard) a linear unit of measurement (equal to 6 feet) for water depth

Definition 8: a unit of volume (as for sand or gravel) - [noun denoting quantity]

Synonyms for yard in the sense of this definition

(yard is a kind of ...) a unit of measurement of volume or capacity

Definition 9: the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100 - [noun denoting quantity]

Synonyms for yard in the sense of this definition

(yard is a kind of ...) an integer equal to or greater than ten

(... is a kind of yard ) a sum or aggregate of one thousand (especially one thousand years)

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