Synonyms for cradleˈkreɪd l

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cradle(noun)

    a baby bed with sides and rockers

    Synonyms:
    provenience, birthplace, rocker, place of origin, provenance

  2. birthplace, cradle, place of origin, provenance, provenience(noun)

    where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence

    Synonyms:
    provenience, birthplace, place of birth, rocker, place of origin, cradle, provenance

  3. cradle(noun)

    birth of a person

    Synonyms:
    provenience, birthplace, rocker, place of origin, provenance

  4. rocker, cradle(verb)

    a trough that can be rocked back and forth; used by gold miners to shake auriferous earth in water in order to separate the gold

    Synonyms:
    cradle, rocking chair, provenience, rocker, birthplace, place of origin, rock 'n' roll musician, provenance

  5. cradle(verb)

    hold gently and carefully

  6. cradle(verb)

    bring up from infancy

  7. cradle(verb)

    hold or place in or as if in a cradle

  8. cradle(verb)

    cut grain with a cradle scythe

  9. cradle(verb)

    wash in a cradle

  10. cradle(verb)

    run with the stick

Wiktionary

  1. cradle(noun)

    Synonyms:
    rocker, rest

  2. cradle(noun)

    A suspended scaffold used in shafts.

    Synonyms:
    rocker, rest

  3. cradle(noun)

    A ribbing for vaulted ceilings and arches intended to be covered with plaster.

    Synonyms:
    rest, rocker

  4. cradle(noun)

    A basket or apparatus in which, when a line has been made fast to a wrecked ship from the shore, the people are brought off from the wreck.

    Synonyms:
    rest, rocker

  5. cradle(noun)

    A rest for the receiver of a telephone.

    Synonyms:
    rocker, rest

  6. cradle(noun)

    To contain in or as if in a cradle.

    Synonyms:
    rest, rocker

  7. cradle(noun)

    To rock (a baby to sleep).

    Synonyms:
    rest, rocker

  8. cradle(noun)

    To wrap protectively.

    Synonyms:
    rocker, rest

  9. cradle(noun)

    To rock the lacrosse stick back and forth in order to keep the ball in the head by means of centrifugal force.

    Synonyms:
    rest, rocker

  10. cradle(noun)

    A tool used in mezzotint engraving, which, by a rocking motion, raises burrs on the surface of the plate, so preparing the ground.

    Synonyms:
    rocker, rest

  11. cradle(noun)

    A framework of timbers, or iron bars, moving upon ways or rollers, used to support, lift, or carry ships or other vessels, heavy guns, etc., as up an inclined plane, or across a strip of land, or in launching a ship.

    Synonyms:
    rocker, rest

  12. cradle(noun)

    A case for a broken or dislocated limb.

    Synonyms:
    rest, rocker

  13. cradle(noun)

    A frame to keep the bedclothes from contact with the sensitive parts of an injured person.

    Synonyms:
    rocker, rest

  14. cradle(noun)

    A machine on rockers, used in washing out auriferous earth.

    Synonyms:
    rocker, rest

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