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Synonyms and Antonyms of shell

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shell

synonym (synonym of shell)

  • (noun.animal)
    hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.object)
    the exterior covering of a bird's egg (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a very light narrow racing boat (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    the housing or outer covering of something (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners) (noun.artifact)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    use explosives on (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    come out better in a competition, race, or conflict (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.change)
    remove the husks from (verb.change)
     

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

  • a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners) (noun.artifact)
    a protective covering or structure (noun.artifact)
     
  • a rigid covering that envelops an object (noun.object)
    a natural object that covers or envelops (noun.object)
     
  • a very light narrow racing boat (noun.artifact)
    a boat propelled by oarsmen and designed for racing (noun.artifact)
     
  • ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun (noun.artifact)
    projectiles to be fired from a gun (noun.artifact)
     
  • come out better in a competition, race, or conflict (verb.competition)
    win a victory over (verb.competition)
     
  • create by using explosives (verb.creation)
    make or cause to be or to become (verb.creation)
     
  • fall out of the pod or husk (verb.contact)
    come out into view, as from concealment (verb.change)
     
  • hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles (noun.animal)
    large bony or horny plate as on an armadillo or turtle or the underside of a snake (noun.animal)
     
  • hit the pitches of hard and regularly (verb.contact)
    cause to move by striking (verb.contact)
     
  • look for and collect shells by the seashore (verb.contact)
    look for (food) in nature (verb.contact)
     
  • remove the husks from (verb.change)
    remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract (verb.change)
     
  • the hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc or a brachiopod (noun.animal)
    a natural object that covers or envelops (noun.object)
     
  • the hard usually fibrous outer layer of some fruits especially nuts (noun.plant)
    dry outer covering of a fruit or seed or nut (noun.plant)
     
  • the housing or outer covering of something (noun.artifact)
    a protective cover designed to contain or support a mechanical component (noun.artifact)
     
  • the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals (noun.substance)
    material derived from animals (noun.substance)
     
  • use explosives on (verb.competition)
    throw bombs at or attack with bombs (verb.competition)
     

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

  • a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners) (noun.artifact)
    specially hardened steel plate used to protect fortifications or vehicles from enemy fire (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    U-shaped plate nailed to underside of horse's hoof (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    the plates covering the frame of a steel ship and corresponding to the planking of a wooden ship (noun.artifact)
     
  • a very light narrow racing boat (noun.artifact)
    a shell for a single oarsman (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a racing shell that is propelled by sculls (noun.artifact)
     
  • ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun (noun.artifact)
    a shell fired by artillery (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a shell containing lead shot; used in shotguns (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    shell containing lead pellets that explodes in flight (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a shell fired by the cannon on a tank (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a small high-velocity shell; it makes a whizzing sound followed by a bang when it hits (noun.artifact)
     
  • come out better in a competition, race, or conflict (verb.competition)
    score more points than one's opponents (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    beat easily (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    remove from a contest or race (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    defeat thoroughly (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    beat overwhelmingly (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    overcome, usually through no fault or weakness of the person that is overcome (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    defeat disastrously (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    be there first (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    defeat someone through trickery or deceit (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    be or do something to a greater degree (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    get on top of; deal with successfully (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    get the better of (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    to fight better than; get the better of (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    overcome by superior force (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    place an opponent's king under an attack from which it cannot escape and thus ending the game (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    make defenseless (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    excel or defeat in a game (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight (verb.contact)
     
  • hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles (noun.animal)
    the outer body wall of an insect (noun.animal)
     
  • remove from its shell or outer covering (verb.change)
    take something out of its shell or pod (verb.change)
     
  • the hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc or a brachiopod (noun.animal)
    one of the paired hinged shells of certain molluscs and of brachiopods (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    a shell of a scallop (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    a shell of an oyster (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    the thin conical chambered internal shell (either straight or curved) of a belemnite (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    the shell of a marine organism (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    the shell of a clam (noun.animal)
     
  • the hard usually fibrous outer layer of some fruits especially nuts (noun.plant)
    the shell around the kernel of a nut (noun.plant)
     
  • the housing or outer covering of something (noun.artifact)
    protective casing for something that resembles a leg (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    the shell (metal casing) in which a train of gears is sealed (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    the tough metal shell casing for certain kinds of ammunition (noun.artifact)
     
  • the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals (noun.substance)
    the iridescent internal layer of a mollusk shell (noun.substance)
     
  • use explosives on (verb.competition)
    bombard with heavy shells (verb.competition)
     

part holonym (PART OF relation)

  • a very light narrow racing boat (noun.artifact)
    rower's seat that slides fore and aft (noun.artifact)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles (noun.animal)
    any of various aquatic and land reptiles having a bony shell and flipper-like limbs for swimming (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    invertebrate having jointed limbs and a segmented body with an exoskeleton made of chitin (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.animal)
    invertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell (noun.animal)
     
  • the exterior covering of a bird's egg (noun.object)
    oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food (noun.food)
     
  • the housing or outer covering of something (noun.artifact)
    a pendulum clock enclosed in a tall narrow case (noun.artifact)
     

substance holonym (SUBSTANCE OF relation)

  • hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles (noun.animal)
    the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals (noun.substance)
     

substance meronym (HAS SUBSTANCE relation)

  • the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals (noun.substance)
    hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles (noun.animal)
     

entail (entailment relations of shell)

  • come out better in a competition, race, or conflict (verb.competition)
    be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious (verb.competition)
     

verb group (shell is verb group of ....)

derivation (.... is derived from shell)

  • ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun (noun.artifact)
    use explosives on (verb.competition)
     
  • come out better in a competition, race, or conflict (verb.competition)
    the act of overcoming or outdoing (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a sound defeat (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who is victorious by force of arms (noun.person)
     
  • (adj.all)
    susceptible to being defeated (adj.all)
     
  • hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles (noun.animal)
    of or relating to a cuticle or cuticula (adj.pert)
     
  • remove from its shell or outer covering (verb.change)
    a worker who removes shells (as of peas or oysters) (noun.person)
     
  • remove the husks from (verb.change)
    the removal of covering (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.plant)
    outer membranous covering of some fruits or seeds (noun.plant)
     
  • (noun.substance)
    material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves that have been separated from the seeds (noun.substance)
     
  • the hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc or a brachiopod (noun.animal)
    remove from its shell or outer covering (verb.change)
     
  • the hard usually fibrous outer layer of some fruits especially nuts (noun.plant)
    remove the husks from (verb.change)
     
  • the housing or outer covering of something (noun.artifact)
    enclose in, or as if in, a case (verb.contact)
     
  • use explosives on (verb.competition)
    the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.event)
    an explosion (as of dynamite) (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a workman employed to blast with explosives (noun.person)
     
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