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  1. tuck(noun)

    eatables (especially sweets)


  2. tuck(noun)

    (sports) a bodily position adopted in some sports (such as diving or skiing) in which the knees are bent and the thighs are drawn close to the chest


  3. tuck(noun)

    a narrow flattened pleat or fold that is stitched in place


  4. rapier, tuck(verb)

    a straight sword with a narrow blade and two edges


  5. tuck, insert(verb)

    fit snugly into

    "insert your ticket into the slot"; "tuck your shirttail in"

    infix, introduce, slip in, sneak in, enter, stick in, gather, insert, enclose, pucker, inclose, put in

  6. tuck(verb)

    make a tuck or several folds in

    "tuck the fabric"; "tuck in the sheet"

    pucker, gather, insert

  7. gather, pucker, tuck(verb)

    draw together into folds or puckers

    assemble, garner, gain, amass, pucker, meet, conglomerate, accumulate, ruck up, gather, foregather, pile up, ruck, knit, collect, insert, pull together, get together, cumulate, cockle, crumple, rumple, forgather

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  1. Joel Benenson:

    We always said there would be a tight race in New Hampshire, we see this race as kind of where we expected it to be, nip and tuck all the way to the primary.

  2. Chris Mellor:

    Norfolk Area corner Yvonne Blake said.But because of Norfolk Area corner Yvonne Blake family history with DVT, doesnt that make Norfolk Area corner Yvonne Blake out of the range of the average patient ? She was out for three hours having multiple procedures. MODEL HAD BREAST IMPLANTS REMOVED AFTER BODY BEGAN REJECTING THEM Blake suggested that it may have been more appropriate for Ms Harvey to have the drugs due to Ms Harvey tummy tuck which would have reduced Ms Harvey mobility while Ms Harvey recovered, making a blood clot more likely. Chris Mellor, representing Transform, said that guidelines about the prescribing of anticoagulant drugs were not firm rules. Whilst there are guidelines, they are not necessarily guidelines that apply to this particular type of surgery.

  3. Caleb Mulvena:

    We wanted to respect the idea that a meadow was here, rather than obliterating the meadow and planting a large trophy home, we wanted to take the idea of peeling the meadow up and kind of tuck the house underneath it.

  4. Janet Bete:

    In my neighbourhood there is a man who runs a spaza (tuck shop) but has no electricity, so I hire out the solar lights to him daily from 5am when he opens, to 7am when it's no longer dark.

  5. Chief Executive Greg Brown:

    While it's what I would call a 'tuck-in' acquisition, it will be very valuable to us as we bring it to our customers.

Translations for tuck

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  • دسArabic
  • sovittaa, istua, laittaa, ommella käänteitä, piilottaa, mennä kerälle, sopia, pistääFinnish
  • trusScottish Gaelic
  • incastrarsi, infilare, ripiegare, rannicchiarsi, cucire le pieghe, rimboccare, pieghettare, adattarsi, incastrareItalian
  • humeMāori
  • засучи́ть, подверну́ть, засу́нуть, подвора́чивать, засо́вывать, засу́чивать, складкаRussian

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