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

8 senses of camp

Sense 1
camp, encampment, cantonment, bivouac -- (temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers; "wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling")
       => military quarters -- (living quarters for personnel on a military post)

Sense 2
camp -- (a group of people living together in a camp; "the whole camp laughed at his mistake")
       => gathering, assemblage -- (a group of persons together in one place)

Sense 3
camp -- (temporary lodgings in the country for travelers or vacationers; "level ground is best for parking and camp areas")
       => housing, lodging, living accommodations -- (structures collectively in which people are housed)

Sense 4
clique, coterie, ingroup, inner circle, pack, camp -- (an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose)
       => set, circle, band, lot -- (an unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot")

Sense 5
camp -- (a penal institution (often for forced labor); "China has many camps for political prisoners")
       => penal institution, penal facility -- (an institution where persons are confined for punishment and to protect the public)

Sense 6
camp -- (something that is considered amusing not because of its originality but because of its unoriginality; "the living room was pure camp")
       => triteness, staleness -- (unoriginality as a result of being dull and hackneyed)

Sense 7
camp, refugee camp -- (shelter for persons displaced by war or political oppression or for religious beliefs)
       => shelter -- (temporary housing for homeless or displaced persons)

Sense 8
camp, summer camp -- (a site where care and activities are provided for children during the summer months; "city kids get to see the country at a summer camp")
       => site, land site -- (the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located); "a good site for the school")

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

3 senses of camp

Sense 1
camp, encamp, camp out, bivouac, tent -- (live in or as if in a tent; "Can we go camping again this summer?"; "The circus tented near the town"; "The houseguests had to camp in the living room")
       => populate, dwell, live, inhabit -- (inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of; "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")

Sense 2
camp, camp down -- (establish or set up a camp)
       => pitch, set up -- (erect and fasten; "pitch a tent")

Sense 3
camp -- (give an artificially banal or sexual quality to)
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Antonyms of adj camp

1 sense of camp

Sense 1
camp, campy -- (providing sophisticated amusement by virtue of having artificially (and vulgarly) mannered or banal or sentimental qualities; "they played up the silliness of their roles for camp effect"; "campy Hollywood musicals of the 1940's")

INDIRECT (VIA tasteless) -> tasteful -- (having or showing or conforming to good taste)

Similarity of adj camp

1 sense of camp

Sense 1
camp, campy -- (providing sophisticated amusement by virtue of having artificially (and vulgarly) mannered or banal or sentimental qualities; "they played up the silliness of their roles for camp effect"; "campy Hollywood musicals of the 1940's")
       => tasteless (vs. tasteful) -- (lacking aesthetic or social taste)

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