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Synonyms for hem
hɛmhem

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hemnoun

    the edge of a piece of cloth; especially the finished edge that has been doubled under and stitched down

    "the hem of her dress was stained"; "let down the hem"; "he stitched weights into the curtain's hem"; "it seeped along the hem of his jacket"

    Synonyms:
    ahem

  2. hem, ahemverb

    the utterance of a sound similar to clearing the throat; intended to get attention, express hesitancy, fill a pause, hide embarrassment, warn a friend, etc.

    Synonyms:
    ahem

  3. hemverb

    fold over and sew together to provide with a hem

    "hem my skirt"

  4. hemverb

    utter `hem' or `ahem'

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hemnoun

    Synonyms:
    border, edge, margin

  2. hemverb

    Synonyms:
    border, edge, skirt

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "hem":

    skirts, skirt

How to pronounce hem?

Alex
US English
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How to use hem in a sentence?

  1. Chris Kreider:

    We got looks, we spent a lot of time in their zone, i thought we did a pretty good job executing what we wanted to do, we just didn’t get the bounces. We continued to jump on loose pucks and hem them in. ... We weren’t just working the perimeter on the power play. We were getting rubber to the net.

  2. Mark Badgley:

    We bought a first-class ticket to Los Angeles, first class for the gown, and we tied 22 Campbell's soup cans around the hem. And by the time it got to L.A. that night it had stretched out and she wore it. It was beautiful on her.

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