Definition and Meanings for deck

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Deck is ranked 14,269 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of deck

transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, noun, verb

Etymology of deck

d. dekken to cover; akin to e. thatch. see thatch d. dek. see deck, v.pos

Meaning of deck

as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

  • to cover; to overspread.
  • to dress, as the person; to clothe; especially, to clothe with more than ordinary elegance; to array; to adorn; to embellish.
  • to furnish with a deck, as a vessel.
  • to knock down (a person) with a forceful blow; as, he decked his opponent with a single punch.

as noun, verb

  • the floorlike covering of the horizontal sections, or compartments, of a ship. small vessels have only one deck; larger ships have two or three decks.
  • the upper part or top of a mansard roof or curb roof when made nearly flat.
  • the roof of a passenger car.
  • a pack or set of playing cards.
  • a heap or store.
  • a main a
  • the portion of a bridge which serves as the roadway.
  • a flat platform adjacent to a house, usually without a roof; -- it is typically used for relaxing out of doors, outdoor cooking, or entertaining guests.
  • No antonyms for deck

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