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

2 senses of plank

Sense 1
board, plank -- (a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes)
       => lumber, timber -- (the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material)

Sense 2
plank -- (an endorsed policy in the platform of a political party)
       => policy -- (a line of argument rationalizing the course of action of a government; "they debated the policy or impolicy of the proposed legislation")

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

3 senses of plank

Sense 1
plank, plank over -- (cover with planks; "The streets were planked")
       => cover -- (provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers")

Sense 2
plank, flump, plonk, plop, plunk, plump down, plunk down, plump -- (set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise; "He planked the money on the table"; "He planked himself into the sofa")
       => set down, put down, place down -- (cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place; "set down your bags here")

Sense 3
plank -- (cook and serve on a plank; "Planked vegetable"; "Planked shad")
       => serve, serve up, dish out, dish up, dish -- (provide (usually but not necessarily food); "We serve meals for the homeless"; "She dished out the soup at 8 P.M."; "The entertainers served up a lively show")

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