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  1. hypernymnoun

    Synonyms:
    blanket term, umbrella term

  2. hypernymnoun

    A word or phrase whose referents form a set including as a subset the referents of a subordinate term.

    Musical instrument is a hypernym of guitar because musical instruments include guitars.

    Synonyms:
    umbrella term, blanket term

  3. hypernymnoun

    Synonyms:
    hyperonym, superordinate, genus

    Antonyms:
    species, subordinate, hyponym

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  1. hypernym, superordinate, superordinate wordnoun

    a word that is more generic than a given word

    Synonyms:
    superior, higher-up, superordinate word, superordinate

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