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

4 senses of straw

Sense 1
straw -- (plant fiber used e.g. for making baskets and hats or as fodder)
       => plant fiber, plant fibre -- (fiber derived from plants)

Sense 2
chaff, husk, shuck, stalk, straw, stubble -- (material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds)
       => plant material, plant substance -- (material derived from plants)

Sense 3
pale yellow, straw, wheat -- (a variable yellow tint; dull yellow, often diluted with white)
       => yellow, yellowness -- (yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons)

Sense 4
straw, drinking straw -- (a thin paper or plastic tube used to suck liquids into the mouth)
       => tube, tubing -- (conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases)

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

2 senses of straw

Sense 1
straw -- (cover or provide with or as if with straw; "cows were strawed to weather the snowstorm")
       => 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
strew, straw -- (spread by scattering ("straw" is archaic); "strew toys all over the carpet")
       => spread, distribute -- (distribute or disperse widely; "The invaders spread their language all over the country")

Antonyms of adj straw

1 sense of straw

Sense 1
straw -- (of a pale yellow color like straw; straw-colored)

INDIRECT (VIA chromatic) -> achromatic, neutral -- (having no hue; "neutral colors like black or white")

Similarity of adj straw

1 sense of straw

Sense 1
straw -- (of a pale yellow color like straw; straw-colored)
       => chromatic (vs. achromatic) -- (being or having or characterized by hue)

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