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

5 senses of crane

Sense 1
Crane, Stephen Crane -- (United States writer (1871-1900))
       INSTANCE OF=> writer, author -- (writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay))

Sense 2
Crane, Hart Crane, Harold Hart Crane -- (United States poet (1899-1932))
       INSTANCE OF=> poet -- (a writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry))

Sense 3
Grus, Crane -- (a small constellation in the southern hemisphere near Phoenix)
       INSTANCE OF=> constellation -- (a configuration of stars as seen from the earth)

Sense 4
crane -- (lifts and moves heavy objects; lifting tackle is suspended from a pivoted boom that rotates around a vertical axis)
       => lifting device -- (a device for lifting heavy loads)

Sense 5
crane -- (large long-necked wading bird of marshes and plains in many parts of the world)
       => wading bird, wader -- (any of many long-legged birds that wade in water in search of food)

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

1 sense of crane

Sense 1
crane, stretch out -- (stretch (the neck) so as to see better; "The women craned their necks to see the President drive by")
       => stretch, extend -- (extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body; "Stretch your legs!"; "Extend your right arm above your head")

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