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1. plank

noun. ['ˈplæŋk'] a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes.

Synonyms

  • strake
  • chipboard
  • skid
  • matchboard
  • board
  • hardboard
  • wale
  • deal
  • knot
  • timber
  • knothole

Antonyms

  • starve
  • abstain
  • disorganise
  • disorganize

Etymology

  • planke (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Plank

  • unitedbank
  • quarteurlanc
  • kredietbank
  • montblanc
  • interbank
  • antitank
  • nonbank
  • leblanc
  • lablanc
  • deblanc
  • mbank
  • albank
  • swank
  • stanke
  • stank
  • stahnke
  • spank
  • shrank
  • schrank
  • prank
  • planck
  • franke
  • frank
  • francke
  • franck
  • franc
  • flank
  • drank
  • crank
  • clank

Example sentences of the word plank


1. Noun, singular or mass
Hammer two fence staples into the end of the plank that will stay on land.

2. Adjective
Target your abs while engaging your entire body with this plank variation.

Quotes containing the word plank


1. Pirate Captain Jim"Walk the plank,"says Pirate Jim"But Captain Jim, I cannot swim.""Then you must steer us through the gale.""But Captain Jim, I cannot sail.""Then down with the galley slaves you go.""But Captain Jim, I cannot row.""Then you must be the pirate's clerk.""But Captain Jim, I cannot work.
- Shel Silverstein

2. I stepped from Plank to PlankSo slow and cautiouslyThe Stars about my Head I felt,About my Feet the Sea.I knew not but the nextWould be my final inch —This gave me that precarious GaitSome call Experience.
- Emily Dickinson, The Complete Poems

2. plank-bed

noun. a bed of boards (without a mattress).

Antonyms

  • natural object

3. plank

verb. ['ˈplæŋk'] cover with planks.

Synonyms

  • cover

Antonyms

  • smoothness
  • untie

Etymology

  • planke (Anglo-Norman)

4. plank

noun. ['ˈplæŋk'] an endorsed policy in the platform of a political party.

Synonyms

  • political platform
  • program
  • policy
  • platform

Antonyms

  • lower
  • exit
  • get off
  • disembark

Etymology

  • planke (Anglo-Norman)

5. plank

verb. ['ˈplæŋk'] cook and serve on a plank.

Synonyms

  • dish up
  • dish out
  • dish
  • serve up

Antonyms

  • take
  • unravel
  • unknot
  • untwine

Etymology

  • planke (Anglo-Norman)

6. plank

verb. ['ˈplæŋk'] set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise.

Synonyms

  • flump
  • plop
  • plump
  • place down
  • set down
  • put down
  • plunk
  • plunk down
  • plump down

Antonyms

  • rise
  • thin
  • embark
  • leave

Etymology

  • planke (Anglo-Norman)
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