Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun buck

5 senses of buck

Sense 1
vaulting horse, long horse, buck -- (a gymnastic horse without pommels and with one end elongated; used lengthwise for vaulting)
       => horse, gymnastic horse -- (a padded gymnastic apparatus on legs)

Sense 2
dollar, dollar bill, one dollar bill, buck, clam -- (a piece of paper money worth one dollar)
       => bill, note, government note, bank bill, banker's bill, bank note, banknote, Federal Reserve note, greenback -- (a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank); "he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes")

Sense 3
Buck, Pearl Buck, Pearl Sydenstricker Buck -- (United States author whose novels drew on her experiences as a missionary in China (1892-1973))
       INSTANCE OF=> writer, author -- (writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay))
       INSTANCE OF=> missionary, missioner -- (someone sent on a mission--especially a religious or charitable mission to a foreign country)

Sense 4
sawhorse, horse, sawbuck, buck -- (a framework for holding wood that is being sawed)
       => framework -- (a structure supporting or containing something)

Sense 5
buck -- (mature male of various mammals (especially deer or antelope))
       => placental, placental mammal, eutherian, eutherian mammal -- (mammals having a placenta; all mammals except monotremes and marsupials)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb buck

4 senses of buck

Sense 1
buck -- (to strive with determination; "John is bucking for a promotion")
       => endeavor, endeavour, strive -- (attempt by employing effort; "we endeavor to make our customers happy")

Sense 2
buck, go against -- (resist; "buck the trend")
       => react, oppose -- (act against or in opposition to; "She reacts negatively to everything I say")

Sense 3
tear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buck -- (move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office")
       => rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on it -- (move fast; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street")

Sense 4
buck, jerk, hitch -- (jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched; "the yung filly bucked")
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

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