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

10 senses of pole

Sense 1
pole -- (a long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic)
       => rod -- (a long thin implement made of metal or wood)

Sense 2
Pole -- (a native or inhabitant of Poland)
       => European -- (a native or inhabitant of Europe)

Sense 3
pole -- (one of two divergent or mutually exclusive opinions; "they are at opposite poles"; "they are poles apart")
       => opinion, sentiment, persuasion, view, thought -- (a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty; "my opinion differs from yours"; "I am not of your persuasion"; "what are your thoughts on Haiti?")

Sense 4
perch, rod, pole -- (a linear measure of 16.5 feet)
       => linear unit, linear measure -- (a unit of measurement of length)

Sense 5
perch, rod, pole -- (a square rod of land)
       => area unit, square measure -- (a system of units used to measure areas)

Sense 6
pole, celestial pole -- (one of two points of intersection of the Earth's axis and the celestial sphere)
       => celestial point -- (a point in the heavens (on the celestial sphere))

Sense 7
pole -- (one of two antipodal points where the Earth's axis of rotation intersects the Earth's surface)
       => geographic point, geographical point -- (a point on the surface of the Earth)

Sense 8
terminal, pole -- (a contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves)
       => contact, tangency -- ((electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact; "they forget to solder the contacts")

Sense 9
pole -- (a long fiberglass sports implement used for pole vaulting)
       => sports implement -- (an implement used in a sport)

Sense 10
pole, magnetic pole -- (one of the two ends of a magnet where the magnetism seems to be concentrated)
       => end, terminal -- (either extremity of something that has length; "the end of the pier"; "she knotted the end of the thread"; "they rode to the end of the line"; "the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix")

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

3 senses of pole

Sense 1
punt, pole -- (propel with a pole; "pole barges on the river"; "We went punting in Cambridge")
       => propel, impel -- (cause to move forward with force; "Steam propels this ship")

Sense 2
pole -- (support on poles; "pole climbing plants like beans")
       => hold, support, sustain, hold up -- (be the physical support of; carry the weight of; "The beam holds up the roof"; "He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam"; "What's holding that mirror?")

Sense 3
pole -- (deoxidize molten metals by stirring them with a wooden pole)
       => deoxidize, deoxidise, reduce -- (to remove oxygen from a compound, or cause to react with hydrogen or form a hydride, or to undergo an increase in the number of electrons)

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