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Synonyms for hookhʊk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hook(noun)

    a catch for locking a door

    Synonyms:
    hook shot, crotchet, lure, sweetener, claw, bait, hooking, come-on, draw

    Antonyms:
    unhook

  2. hook, crotchet(noun)

    a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook

    Synonyms:
    hook shot, queerness, crotchet, lure, quarter note, hook, sweetener, quirk, claw, oddity, bait, hooking, come-on, quirkiness, draw

    Antonyms:
    unhook

  3. bait, come-on, hook, lure, sweetener(noun)

    anything that serves as an enticement

    Synonyms:
    hook shot, draw, hook, sweetening, decoy, lure, sweetener, claw, crotchet, bait, hooking, come-on, enticement

    Antonyms:
    unhook

  4. hook, claw(noun)

    a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something

    Synonyms:
    hook shot, chela, crotchet, lure, hook, sweetener, claw, nipper, bait, hooking, come-on, pincer, draw

    Antonyms:
    unhook

  5. hook(noun)

    a curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something

    Synonyms:
    hook shot, crotchet, lure, sweetener, claw, bait, hooking, come-on, draw

    Antonyms:
    unhook

  6. hook, draw, hooking(noun)

    a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer

    Synonyms:
    bait, haul, standoff, lot, drawing card, attractor, claw, come-on, draw play, hook, tie, draw, hooking, sweetener, draw poker, lure, hook shot, crotchet, attracter, attraction, haulage

    Antonyms:
    unhook

  7. hook(noun)

    a short swinging punch delivered from the side with the elbow bent

    Synonyms:
    hook shot, crotchet, lure, sweetener, claw, bait, hooking, come-on, draw

    Antonyms:
    unhook

  8. hook shot, hook(verb)

    a basketball shot made over the head with the hand that is farther from the basket

    Synonyms:
    hook shot, hook, lure, sweetener, claw, crotchet, bait, hooking, come-on, draw

    Antonyms:
    unhook

  9. hook(verb)

    fasten with a hook

    Synonyms:
    fleece, thieve, filch, cabbage, surcharge, sneak, snare, knock off, snarf, swipe, addict, purloin, pluck, accost, nobble, pilfer, crochet, overcharge, pinch, soak, lift, gazump, rob, glom, solicit, snitch, plume, cop, abstract

    Antonyms:
    unhook

  10. overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hook(verb)

    rip off; ask an unreasonable price

    Synonyms:
    crochet, pride, hook, nobble, dress, congratulate, cull, abstract, preen, glom, douse, sneak, rob, drench, hit it up, lift, displume, pick off, pilfer, roll, swipe, surcharge, soak, overcharge, pull off, cop, accost, souse, pull, pawn, deplume, gazump, hustle, solicit, snare, dowse, snarf, shear, plunk, plume, pluck, primp, snitch, hock, tweak, pinch, filch, knock off, purloin, pick, deplumate, overload, thieve, sop, addict, cabbage, imbue, inebriate, tear, fleece, intoxicate

    Antonyms:
    unhook

  11. crochet, hook(verb)

    make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle

    Synonyms:
    fleece, thieve, filch, cabbage, surcharge, sneak, snare, accost, snarf, swipe, addict, hook, pluck, nobble, pilfer, crochet, overcharge, pinch, soak, lift, gazump, cop, rob, glom, solicit, purloin, snitch, plume, knock off, abstract

    Antonyms:
    unhook

  12. hook(verb)

    hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the left

    Synonyms:
    fleece, thieve, filch, cabbage, surcharge, sneak, snare, knock off, snarf, swipe, addict, purloin, pluck, accost, nobble, pilfer, crochet, overcharge, pinch, soak, lift, gazump, rob, glom, solicit, snitch, plume, cop, abstract

    Antonyms:
    unhook

  13. hook, snitch, thieve, cop, knock off, glom(verb)

    take by theft

    Synonyms:
    thieve, cop, betray, hook, neutralise, nobble, fling off, cabbage, shave, liquidate, nail, collar, rob, accost, overcharge, arrest, nab, dash off, snitch, lift, surcharge, soak, abstract, neutralize, sneak, shit, do in, give away, pilfer, filch, scratch off, gazump, solicit, snare, toss off, purloin, snarf, stag, crochet, plume, pluck, apprehend, shop, pinch, swipe, grass, pick up, drop, denounce, knock off, addict, tell on, fleece, glom, waste, rat

    Antonyms:
    unhook

  14. pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook, sneak, filch, nobble, lift(verb)

    make off with belongings of others

    Synonyms:
    elevate, snitch, rook, mouse, hook, top, victimize, nobble, uprise, arise, cop, cabbage, repeal, abstract, kidnap, vellicate, crimp, snarf, lift, con, vacate, defraud, hornswoggle, reverse, pussyfoot, go up, plagiarise, bring up, airlift, raise, rob, plume, revoke, pilfer, accost, overcharge, knock off, sneak, rise, abduct, move up, thieve, addict, crochet, filch, get up, squeeze, gyp, swindle, come up, creep, diddle, pinch, wind, pluck, swipe, solicit, countermand, bunco, twitch, rear, soak, rustle, hoist, short-change, goldbrick, snatch, purloin, scam, tweet, snare, face-lift, fleece, mulct, gip, plagiarize, gazump, surcharge, twinge, rescind, annul, slip, overturn, glom

    Antonyms:
    unhook

  15. hook(verb)

    hit with a hook

    Synonyms:
    fleece, thieve, filch, cabbage, surcharge, sneak, snare, knock off, snarf, swipe, addict, purloin, pluck, accost, nobble, pilfer, crochet, overcharge, pinch, soak, lift, gazump, rob, glom, solicit, snitch, plume, cop, abstract

    Antonyms:
    unhook

  16. hook(verb)

    catch with a hook

    Synonyms:
    fleece, thieve, filch, cabbage, surcharge, sneak, snare, knock off, snarf, swipe, addict, purloin, pluck, accost, nobble, pilfer, crochet, overcharge, pinch, soak, lift, gazump, rob, glom, solicit, snitch, plume, cop, abstract

    Antonyms:
    unhook

  17. addict, hook(verb)

    to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)

    Synonyms:
    fleece, thieve, filch, cabbage, surcharge, sneak, snare, accost, snarf, swipe, addict, hook, pluck, nobble, pilfer, crochet, overcharge, pinch, soak, lift, gazump, cop, rob, glom, solicit, purloin, snitch, plume, knock off, abstract

    Antonyms:
    unhook

  18. hook(verb)

    secure with the foot

    Synonyms:
    fleece, thieve, filch, cabbage, surcharge, sneak, snare, knock off, snarf, swipe, addict, purloin, pluck, accost, nobble, pilfer, crochet, overcharge, pinch, soak, lift, gazump, rob, glom, solicit, snitch, plume, cop, abstract

    Antonyms:
    unhook

  19. hook, snare(verb)

    entice and trap

    Synonyms:
    thieve, cop, hook, nobble, cabbage, trap, rob, accost, overcharge, trammel, snitch, lift, surcharge, crochet, soak, abstract, sneak, pilfer, filch, gazump, solicit, snare, purloin, snarf, ensnare, plume, pluck, pinch, swipe, knock off, addict, entrap, glom, fleece

    Antonyms:
    unhook

  20. hook, solicit, accost(verb)

    approach with an offer of sexual favors

    Synonyms:
    thieve, cop, hook, nobble, cabbage, romance, come up to, rob, accost, overcharge, snitch, lift, surcharge, soak, abstract, sneak, pilfer, filch, gazump, solicit, snare, purloin, snarf, address, woo, crochet, plume, pluck, pinch, swipe, tap, knock off, addict, beg, fleece, glom, court

    Antonyms:
    unhook

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. hook

    A bar is a piece of wood or metal, usually of considerable size, by which an opening is obstructed, a door held fast, etc. A bar may be movable or permanent; a bolt is a movable rod or pin of metal, sliding in a socket and adapted for securing a door or window. A lock is an arrangement by which an enclosed bolt is shot forward or backward by a key, or other device; the bolt is the essential part of the lock. A latch or catch is an accessible fastening designed to be easily movable, and simply to secure against accidental opening of the door, cover, etc. A hasp is a metallic strap that fits over a staple, calculated to be secured by a padlock; a simple hook that fits into a staple is also called a hasp. A clasp is a fastening that can be sprung into place, to draw and hold the parts of some enclosing object firmly together, as the clasp of a book.

    Synonyms:
    bar, bolt, catch, clasp, fastening, hasp, latch, lock

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hook(n.)

    Synonyms:
    catch, clasp, HASP

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

hooks, bail, hook., hawke, hawk, quilting, bait, claw, hauck, hooked, clip, coupling, hitch


Translations for hook

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • خطافArabic
  • кручок, крукBelarusian
  • кукаBulgarian
  • garfi, ganxo, enganxarCatalan, Valencian
  • мӏараChechen
  • hák, háček, klička, zaháknout, hákovat, připojitCzech
  • hook, krog, knage, hage, koble, få på krogen, få til at bide på, hængeDanish
  • Angelhaken, Haken, einhakenGerman
  • άγκιστρο, αγκίστριGreek
  • hokoEsperanto
  • garfio, anzuelo, gancho, engancharSpanish
  • آکج, چنگک, جا لباسی, قلاب, قلاب ماهیگیری, به قلاب وصل كردن, گير دادن قلاب، آويزان كردن, به قلاب انداختنPersian
  • kierre, koukku, kaaripallo, hukki, ongenkoukku, koukuttaa, banaanipotku, koukata, liittää, kytkeä, napata, itse, kierrepotkuFinnish
  • krókurFaroese
  • crochet, agrafe, hameçon, accrocher, ferrerFrench
  • crúcaIrish
  • dubhan, cromag, glacScottish Gaelic
  • horog, kampóHungarian
  • hamo, croc, uncinoInterlingua
  • krókur, hakiIcelandic
  • gancio, ritornello, uncino, amo, gancetto, attirare, agganciare, adescare, inserire, connettersiItalian
  • フック, 留め金, 釣り針, ホックJapanese
  • კავი, კაუჭიGeorgian
  • 갈고리, 낚시, 낚다Korean
  • hāmusLatin
  • kablys, vąšelis, kabliukasLithuanian
  • āķis, kāsis, ķeksisLatvian
  • maka, pohau, pekapeka, matauMāori
  • хорог, кука, јадица, опашка, кроше, хорокMacedonian
  • cangkukMalay
  • haak, haken, verslavenDutch
  • skru, huke, krokeNorwegian
  • haczyk, sierpowy, hakPolish
  • volta, gancho, anzol, fisgar, engancharPortuguese
  • cârlig, agățaRomanian
  • крючок, крюк, хук, хвостик, рыболовный крючок, соединятьRussian
  • udica, kuka, удица, кукаSerbo-Croatian
  • háčik, hákSlovak
  • kljukaSlovene
  • hook, böj, krok, hake, skruv, haka, krokaSwedish
  • ndowaniSwahili
  • కొక్కి, గాలముTelugu
  • гачок, гакUkrainian

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