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dunk

synonym (synonym of dunk)

  • (noun.act)
    a basketball shot in which the basketball is propelled downward into the basket (noun.act)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.consumption)
    dip into a liquid while eating (verb.consumption)
     

hypernym (dunk IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a basketball shot in which the basketball is propelled downward into the basket (noun.act)
    throwing the basketball toward the hoop (noun.act)
     
  • dip into a liquid while eating (verb.consumption)
    take in solid food (verb.consumption)
     
  • immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate (verb.contact)
    thrust or throw into (verb.contact)
     
  • make a dunk shot, in basketball (verb.contact)
    throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective (verb.contact)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF dunk relation)

  • a basketball shot in which the basketball is propelled downward into the basket (noun.act)
    a forceful dunk (noun.act)
     
  • immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate (verb.contact)
    dip into liquid (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    dip into a liquid (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    dip a foot or hand briefly into a liquid (verb.motion)
     
  • make a dunk shot, in basketball (verb.contact)
    make a slam dunk; shoot a basketball in a slam dunk (verb.contact)
     

derivation (.... is derived from dunk)

  • a basketball shot in which the basketball is propelled downward into the basket (noun.act)
    make a dunk shot, in basketball (verb.contact)
     
  • dip into a liquid while eating (verb.consumption)
    a ladle that has a cup with a long handle (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a brief immersion (noun.event)
     
  • immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate (verb.contact)
    the act of wetting something by submerging it (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of making something completely wet (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a brief swim in water (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    hand tool consisting of a stick with a rubber suction cup at one end; used to clean clogged drains (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.person)
    an adherent of Baptistic doctrines (who practice baptism by immersion) (noun.person)
     
  • make a dunk shot, in basketball (verb.contact)
    a basketball shot in which the basketball is propelled downward into the basket (noun.act)
     

domain category (dunk is domain category of ....)

  • (noun.act)
    a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop (noun.act)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation domain category dunk shot stuff shot dip basketball shot eat immerse shoot slam dunk sop dip douse dabble slam-dunk dipper dip dousing drenching soaking basketball basketball game hoops

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