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

5 senses of cork

Sense 1
cork -- (outer bark of the cork oak; used for stoppers for bottles etc.)
       => bark -- (tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of trees and other woody plants)
       => plant material, plant substance -- (material derived from plants)

Sense 2
phellem, cork -- ((botany) outer tissue of bark; a protective layer of dead cells)
       => bark -- (tough protective covering of the woody stems and roots of trees and other woody plants)

Sense 3
Cork -- (a port city in southern Ireland)
       INSTANCE OF=> city, metropolis, urban center -- (a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts; "Ancient Troy was a great city")
       INSTANCE OF=> port -- (a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country)

Sense 4
cork, bottle cork -- (the plug in the mouth of a bottle (especially a wine bottle))
       => plug, stopper, stopple -- (blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly)

Sense 5
bob, bobber, cork, bobfloat -- (a small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line)
       => float -- (something that floats on the surface of water)

Antonyms of verb cork

1 of 2 senses of cork

Sense 1
cork, cork up -- (close a bottle with a cork)
       Antonym of uncork (Sense 2)
      => uncork -- (draw the cork from (bottles); "uncork the French wine")

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

2 senses of cork

Sense 1
cork, cork up -- (close a bottle with a cork)
       => plug, stop up, secure -- (fill or close tightly with or as if with a plug; "plug the hole"; "stop up the leak")

Sense 2
cork -- (stuff with cork; "The baseball player stuffed his bat with cork to make it lighter")
       => stuff -- (fill tightly with a material; "stuff a pillow with feathers")

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