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

8 senses of hook

Sense 1
hook -- (a catch for locking a door)
       => catch -- (a fastener that fastens or locks a door or window)

Sense 2
hook, crotchet -- (a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook)
       => curve, curved shape -- (the trace of a point whose direction of motion changes)

Sense 3
bait, come-on, hook, lure, sweetener -- (anything that serves as an enticement)
       => temptation, enticement -- (something that seduces or has the quality to seduce)

Sense 4
hook, claw -- (a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something)
       => mechanical device -- (mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles)

Sense 5
hook -- (a curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something)
       => implement -- (instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end)

Sense 6
hook, draw, hooking -- (a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer; "he took lessons to cure his hooking")
       => golf stroke, golf shot, swing -- (the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it)

Sense 7
hook -- (a short swinging punch delivered from the side with the elbow bent)
       => punch, clout, poke, lick, biff, slug -- ((boxing) a blow with the fist; "I gave him a clout on his nose")

Sense 8
hook shot, hook -- (a basketball shot made over the head with the hand that is farther from the basket)
       => basketball shot -- (throwing the basketball toward the hoop; "his shot hit the rim and bounced out")

Antonyms of verb hook

1 of 12 senses of hook

Sense 1
hook -- (fasten with a hook)
       Antonym of unhook (Sense 1)
      => unhook -- (take off a hook)

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

12 senses of hook

Sense 1
hook -- (fasten with a hook)
       => fasten, fix, secure -- (cause to be firmly attached; "fasten the lock onto the door"; "she fixed her gaze on the man")
          Phrasal Verb-> hook up#1

Sense 2
overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hook -- (rip off; ask an unreasonable price)
       => cheat, rip off, chisel -- (deprive somebody of something by deceit; "The con-man beat me out of $50"; "This salesman ripped us off!"; "we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme"; "They chiseled me out of my money")

Sense 3
crochet, hook -- (make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle; "She sat there crocheting all day")
       => loop, intertwine -- (make a loop in; "loop a rope")

Sense 4
hook -- (hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the left)
       => hit -- (cause to move by striking; "hit a ball")

Sense 5
hook, snitch, thieve, cop, knock off, glom -- (take by theft; "Someone snitched my wallet!")
       => steal -- (take without the owner's consent; "Someone stole my wallet on the train"; "This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation")

Sense 6
pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook, sneak, filch, nobble, lift -- (make off with belongings of others)
       => steal -- (take without the owner's consent; "Someone stole my wallet on the train"; "This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation")

Sense 7
hook -- (hit with a hook; "His opponent hooked him badly")
       => hit -- (deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument; "He hit her hard in the face")

Sense 8
hook -- (catch with a hook; "hook a fish")
       => catch, grab, take hold of -- (take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of; "Catch the ball!"; "Grab the elevator door!")

Sense 9
addict, hook -- (to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug))
       => habituate, accustom -- (make psychologically or physically used (to something); "She became habituated to the background music")

Sense 10
hook -- (secure with the foot; "hook the ball")
       => play -- (shoot or hit in a particular manner; "She played a good backhand last night")

Sense 11
hook, snare -- (entice and trap; "The car salesman had snared three potential customers")
       => entice, lure, tempt -- (provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion; "He lured me into temptation")

Sense 12
hook, solicit, accost -- (approach with an offer of sexual favors; "he was solicited by a prostitute"; "The young man was caught soliciting in the park")
       => offer -- (make available or accessible, provide or furnish; "The conference center offers a health spa"; "The hotel offers private meeting rooms")

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