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

3 senses of hatch

Sense 1
hatch, hatching -- (the production of young from an egg)
       => parturition, birth, giving birth, birthing -- (the process of giving birth)

Sense 2
hatch, hatching, crosshatch, hachure -- (shading consisting of multiple crossing lines)
       => shading -- (graded markings that indicate light or shaded areas in a drawing or painting)

Sense 3
hatch -- (a movable barrier covering a hatchway)
       => movable barrier -- (a barrier that can be moved to allow passage)

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

5 senses of hatch

Sense 1
hatch -- (emerge from the eggs; "young birds, fish, and reptiles hatch")
       => be born -- (come into existence through birth; "She was born on a farm")

Sense 2
think up, think of, dream up, hatch, concoct -- (devise or invent; "He thought up a plan to get rich quickly"; "no-one had ever thought of such a clever piece of software")
       => create by mental act, create mentally -- (create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands)

Sense 3
hatch -- (inlay with narrow strips or lines of a different substance such as gold or silver, for the purpose of decorating)
       => inlay -- (decorate the surface of by inserting wood, stone, and metal)

Sense 4
hatch -- (draw, cut, or engrave lines, usually parallel, on metal, wood, or paper; "hatch the sheet")
       => line -- (mark with lines; "sorrow had lined his face")

Sense 5
brood, hatch, cover, incubate -- (sit on (eggs); "Birds brood"; "The female covers the eggs")
       => reproduce, procreate, multiply -- (have offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant; "The Bible tells people to procreate")

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