alphabet

Hook

Antonyms for hook:

straighten, unhook.

Synonyms for hook:

entirely (adverb)

completely.

Sense 1

edge, heist, backhand, kick off, mishit, retake, hand, sky, knock around, hanger, fasten.

Sense 2

dribble, seize, lob, turn, steal, kick around, slice, knock, shoot, chip, follow through, HIT, arm, punt.

Sense 3

volley, drill.

Sense 4

nip, kick.

Sense 5

field, cross.

Sense 6

blast, head, angle, square, time, return.

Sense 7

serve, play.

Sense 8

strike.

Sense 9

drive.

Sense 10

touch.

Sense 11

pass.

bag

shoot.

come on

come-on.

curve

arch.

knock-off

knock off.

mislead

deceive.

nail

fingernail.

spur

talon.

steal

lift, thieve, swipe.

Sense 4 (noun)

fasten, connect.

Sense 5 (noun)

shoot, kick, dribble, play, pass.

Sense 7 (noun)

cross.

claw (noun)

fingernail, talon, pincer.

curve (noun)

bend.

curved fastener (noun)

catch, link, grapple, angle, grapnel, lock, crook, curve, hasp, clasp.

fastener (noun)

brace, binder, braid, stay, latch, bond, knot, button, tie, ligament, hasp, belt, clamp, cotter, go-between, clasp, chain, guy, bracket, fastener, cleat, hitch, glue, cincture, grapnel, buckle, anchor, fuse, pin, band, weld, snap, bolt, mucilage, spike, thread, medium, tack, cinch, bonding, mediator, nail, skewer, staple, knitting, catch, splice, middleman, string, connector, hinge, link, hawser, rabbet, cement, strap, twine, fastening, coupling, lock, zipper, clinch, binding, paste, Vinculum, suture, vise, clip, brad, lace, stitch, closure, seal, rivet, agent.

hook (noun)

claw, come-on, filch, cop, thieve, nobble, bait, lift, crotchet, hook shot, rob, purloin, fleece, surcharge, draw, abstract, addict, snarf, gazump, sneak, soak, lure, pinch, snitch, cabbage, plume, pilfer, hooking, overcharge, knock off, pluck, snare, crochet, glom, sweetener, swipe.

needle (noun)

fishhook, gimlet, hat pin, spine, spur, quill, prong, harpoon, barb, needle, thumbtack, pike, awl, spear, lance.

taking into custody (noun)

arrest.

whole (noun)

completely.

curve (verb)

bend, curve, arch, hang, swerve, round, camber, sag, sweep, crook, bow.

fasten (verb)

grapple.

grab, catch (verb)

entrap, fasten, ensnare, snare, trap, pin.

Usage examples for hook:

  • I'll match my hook with the best of them." - "Castle of Terror", E.J. Liston.
  • " He has kept up too long," regretted Dr. Dudley, as he hung the receiver on its hook. - "Polly of the Hospital Staff", Emma C. Dowd.
  • Stand by with the boat- hook! - "The Firm of Girdlestone", Arthur Conan Doyle.

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