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1. bale

noun. ['ˈbeɪl'] a large bundle bound for storage or transport.

Synonyms

  • hay bale
  • bundle

Antonyms

  • unfurl
  • unpack
  • leave

Etymology

  • bealo (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bæl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Bale

  • quesnell
  • deverell
  • cartmell
  • withnail
  • travail
  • tramell
  • sumrell
  • prevail
  • portell
  • parcell
  • mortell
  • mcphail
  • mcgrail
  • marcell
  • macphail
  • exhale
  • carvell
  • cardell
  • bartell
  • averell
  • avenell
  • abimael
  • verrell
  • unveil
  • today'll
  • tirrell
  • surveil
  • savell
  • revell
  • rafale

How do you pronounce bale?

Pronounce bale as beɪl.

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Example sentences of the word bale


1. Noun, singular or mass
Place a hay bale ring in the pasture.

2. Adjective
Cut the wires or twine holding the hay in its bale form.

Quotes containing the word bale


1. The only reason my wife agreed to marry me is because Christian Bale wasn’t around to propose to her.
- Jarod Kintz, $3.33

2. Bale

noun. a city in northwestern Switzerland.

Synonyms

  • Switzerland
  • Basel
  • Svizzera
  • Suisse
  • Basle
  • Swiss Confederation

3. bale

verb. ['ˈbeɪl'] make into a bale.

Synonyms

  • hoard
  • collect
  • amass
  • accumulate
  • pile up
  • compile

Antonyms

  • spread
  • give
  • undue
  • decrease

Etymology

  • bealo (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • bæl (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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