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rib

synonym (synonym of rib)

  • (noun.body)
    any of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates) (noun.body)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    subject to laughter or ridicule (verb.communication)
     

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

  • a projecting molding on the underside of a vault or ceiling; may be ornamental or structural (noun.artifact)
    a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing (noun.artifact)
     
  • a riblike supporting or strengthening part of an animal or plant (noun.body)
    a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing (noun.body)
     
  • a teasing remark (noun.communication)
    a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information (noun.communication)
     
  • any of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates) (noun.body)
    rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates (noun.body)
     
  • cut of meat including one or more ribs (noun.food)
    a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass (noun.food)
     
  • form vertical ribs by knitting (verb.creation)
    make (textiles) by knitting (verb.creation)
     
  • subject to laughter or ridicule (verb.communication)
    treat with contempt (verb.communication)
     
  • support resembling the rib of an animal (noun.artifact)
    any device that bears the weight of another thing (noun.artifact)
     

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

  • a riblike supporting or strengthening part of an animal or plant (noun.body)
    the hollow spine of a feather (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    one of the horny ribs that stiffen and support the wing of an insect (noun.animal)
     
  • any of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates) (noun.body)
    one of the first seven ribs in a human being which attach to the sternum (noun.body)
     
  • cut of meat including one or more ribs (noun.food)
    a cut of pork ribs with much of the meat trimmed off (noun.food)
     
  • subject to laughter or ridicule (verb.communication)
    mock or make fun of playfully (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    ridicule with satire (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    expose while ridiculing; especially of pretentious or false claims and ideas (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    cause to appear foolish (verb.communication)
     
  • support resembling the rib of an animal (noun.artifact)
    the raised helical rib going around a screw (noun.artifact)
     

part holonym (PART OF relation)

  • any of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates) (noun.body)
    the cartilages that connect the sternum and the ends of the ribs; its elasticity allows the chest to move in respiration (noun.body)
     
  • cut of meat including one or more ribs (noun.food)
    a cut of meat (beef or venison) including more than one rib and the meat located along the outside of the ribs (noun.food)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • any of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates) (noun.body)
    animals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium (noun.animal)
     
  • support resembling the rib of an animal (noun.artifact)
    the frame or body of ship (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a lightweight handheld collapsible canopy (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    one of the horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane (noun.artifact)
     

derivation (.... is derived from rib)

  • a teasing remark (noun.communication)
    subject to laughter or ridicule (verb.communication)
     
  • any of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates) (noun.body)
    of or relating to or near a rib (adj.pert)
     
  • subject to laughter or ridicule (verb.communication)
    the act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with persistent annoyances (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of deriding or treating with contempt (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    negative criticism (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    language or behavior intended to mock or humiliate (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a teasing remark (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a humorist who uses ridicule and irony and sarcasm (noun.person)
     

domain category (rib is domain category of ....)

  • any of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates) (noun.body)
    animals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium (noun.animal)
     
  • form vertical ribs by knitting (verb.creation)
    a craft that requires skillful hands (noun.act)
     
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