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Synonyms for cork
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cork(noun)

    outer bark of the cork oak; used for stoppers for bottles etc.

    Synonyms:
    bobber, bobfloat, bob, bottle cork, phellem

    Antonyms:
    uncork

  2. phellem, cork(noun)

    (botany) outer tissue of bark; a protective layer of dead cells

    Synonyms:
    bobfloat, bobber, bob, bottle cork, phellem

    Antonyms:
    uncork

  3. Cork(noun)

    a port city in southern Ireland

    Synonyms:
    bobber, bobfloat, bob, bottle cork, phellem

    Antonyms:
    uncork

  4. cork, bottle cork(noun)

    the plug in the mouth of a bottle (especially a wine bottle)

    Synonyms:
    bobber, bobfloat, bob, bottle cork, phellem

    Antonyms:
    uncork

  5. bob, bobber, cork, bobfloat(verb)

    a small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line

    Synonyms:
    bobsled, bobfloat, bottle cork, phellem, dock, bobsleigh, shilling, bobber, bob, bobtail

    Antonyms:
    uncork

  6. cork, cork up(verb)

    close a bottle with a cork

    Synonyms:
    cork up

    Antonyms:
    uncork

  7. cork(verb)

    stuff with cork

    "The baseball player stuffed his bat with cork to make it lighter"

    Synonyms:
    cork up

    Antonyms:
    uncork

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cork(n.)

    Synonyms:
    bark of the quercus suber, or cork-tree

  2. cork(n.)

    Synonyms:
    stopple or stopper (made of cork)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. cork(n)

    Synonyms:
    stopper, stopple, shive

    Associated words:
    cloop, phelloplastics, phelloplastic, subereous, suberin, phellogen

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    liège, stopper, plug

How to pronounce cork?

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How to say cork in sign language?

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How to use cork in a sentence?

  1. Mark Zaid:

    They [ restaurants or hotels ] had to have the courage to step up to the plate. Not everyone is willing to do that. A lot of hotels would show interest, and then the CEOs would step away for fear of their shareholders. Cork was brave enough to be the pioneer, and we’re hopeful that others come forward -- not that we need them necessarily.

  2. Portuguese proverb:

    Eucalyptus trees are for us, pine trees for our children, and cork trees are for our grandchildren

  3. W. C. Fields:

    Somebody left the cork out of my lunch.

  4. Brad Lima:

    I can recall a time at sea when within one hour we were steady and then tossed around like a cork, i'm not sure he could have avoided this.

  5. Mark Zaid:

    When this started to become an issue in November, with the lease provision, I said find me a plaintiff and I ’ll take the case. Scott Rome is a business lawyer in D.C. Rome approached me and said Scott Rome could get some restaurants, they [ restaurants or hotels ] had to have the courage to step up to the plate. Not everyone is willing to do that. A lot of hotels would show interest, and then the CEOs would step away for fear of their shareholders. Cork was brave enough to be the pioneer, and we’re hopeful that others come forward -- not that we need them necessarily.


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