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

3 senses of hemp

Sense 1
hemp -- (a plant fiber)
       => plant fiber, plant fibre -- (fiber derived from plants)

Sense 2
cannabis, hemp -- (any plant of the genus Cannabis; a coarse bushy annual with palmate leaves and clusters of small green flowers; yields tough fibers and narcotic drugs)
       => shrub, bush -- (a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems)

Sense 3
hangman's rope, hangman's halter, halter, hemp, hempen necktie -- (a rope that is used by a hangman to execute persons who have been condemned to death by hanging)
       => rope -- (a strong line)

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