reef

What are the hyponyms for reef?

Hyponyms for reef

coral reef

Definitions for reef

  • verb - reduce (a sail) by taking in a reef
  • verb - roll up (a portion of a sail) in order to reduce its area
  • verb - lower and bring partially inboard; "reef the sailboat's mast"
  • noun - one of several strips across a sail that can be taken in or rolled up to lessen the area of the sail that is exposed to the wind
  • noun - a rocky region in the southern Transvaal in northeastern South Africa; contains rich gold deposits and coal and manganese
  • noun - a submerged ridge of rock or coral near the surface of the water
  • Pronounciation of reef

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    Synonyms for reef

    Witwatersrand Rand

    Antonyms for reef

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    Holonyms for reef

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    Hypernyms for reef

    slip ridge strip roll up let down furl get down shrink lower bring down reduce take down

    Meronyms for reef

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    Sounds like reef

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