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1. beehive

noun. ['ˈbiːˌhaɪv'] any workplace where people are very busy.

Synonyms

  • workplace

Antonyms

  • idle
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • bee (English)
  • hive (English)
  • hyfe (Middle English (1100-1500))

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How do you pronounce beehive?

Pronounce beehive as ˈbiˌhaɪv.

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Sentences with beehive


1. Noun, singular or mass
By having a beehive of your own, it will also give you your own supply of honey.

2. Adjective
Start with white or yellow card stock paper and cut into beehive shape.

Quotes about beehive


1. I dreamt -- marvellous error! -- that I had a beehive here inside my heart. And the golden bees were making white combs and sweet honey from my old failures.
- Antonio Machado

2. beehive

noun. ['ˈbiːˌhaɪv'] a structure that provides a natural habitation for bees; as in a hollow tree.

Synonyms

  • honeycomb
  • nest

Etymology

  • bee (English)
  • hive (English)
  • hyfe (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. beehive

noun. ['ˈbiːˌhaɪv'] a man-made receptacle that houses a swarm of bees.

Synonyms

  • receptacle
  • apiary
  • hive
  • skep

Antonyms

  • in-basket
  • spread
  • uncover
  • artifact

Etymology

  • bee (English)
  • hive (English)
  • hyfe (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. beehive

noun. ['ˈbiːˌhaɪv'] a hairdo resembling a beehive.

Synonyms

  • hair style
  • hairdo
  • coiffure
  • coif

Antonyms

  • malfunction

Etymology

  • bee (English)
  • hive (English)
  • hyfe (Middle English (1100-1500))
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