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1. lumber

noun. ['ˈlʌmbɝ'] the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material.

Synonyms

  • strip
  • board
  • plank
  • timber
  • planking
  • building material
  • wood

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • give
  • dress
  • roughen

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Words that Rhyme with Lumber

  • unencumber
  • outnumber
  • mccumber
  • macumber
  • encumber
  • number
  • humber
  • cumber

Example sentences of the word lumber


1. Noun, singular or mass
Apply the second coat of sealer to the lumber with a roller or brush.

2. Noun, plural
Measure, mark and cut 2-by-6-inch lumber to create a frame sized to cover the pad.

3. Adjective
Go to a home improvement store or to a lumber yard.

4. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Cut a piece from the 1-by-4-by-96-inch lumber the same length as the rods with the electric miter saw.

5. Proper noun, singular
Anchor a cap lumber board around the entire perimeter of the cinder blocks.

6. Adverb
When using lumber underground, you should always apply preservative to the lumber to prevent rot and termite damage.

2. lumber

verb. ['ˈlʌmbɝ'] move heavily or clumsily.

Synonyms

  • pound

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • uncover

3. lumber

noun. ['ˈlʌmbɝ'] an implement used in baseball by the batter.

Synonyms

  • baseball bat
  • grip
  • handgrip
  • baseball equipment
  • hold
  • handle

Antonyms

  • overstock
  • understock
  • irregular
  • disrepute

4. lumber

verb. ['ˈlʌmbɝ'] cut lumber, as in woods and forests.

Synonyms

  • strike down
  • cut down
  • fell
  • drop

Antonyms

  • get off
  • disembark
  • live out
  • starve
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