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1. tent

noun. ['ˈtɛnt'] a portable shelter (usually of canvas stretched over supporting poles and fastened to the ground with ropes and pegs).

Synonyms

  • cottage tent
  • teepee
  • tepee
  • guy wire
  • two-man tent
  • guy cable
  • cabana
  • pack tent
  • collapsible shelter
  • pretorium
  • shelter tent
  • canvas
  • guy
  • fly tent
  • bell tent
  • marquee
  • backpacking tent
  • pop tent
  • lean-to tent
  • pyramidal tent
  • pavilion
  • canvass
  • tupek
  • mountain tent
  • umbrella tent
  • shelter
  • canvas tent
  • pup tent
  • praetorium
  • tipi
  • sealskin tent
  • guy rope

Antonyms

  • woman
  • increase
  • insecurity
  • divest

Etymology

  • tent (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tente (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tente (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • tinto (Spanish)
  • tinctus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Tent

  • underrepresent
  • overrepresent
  • misrepresent
  • supplement
  • represent
  • circumvent
  • underwent
  • reinvent
  • overspent
  • nonevent
  • unspent
  • torment
  • tashkent
  • segment
  • prevent
  • outspent
  • misspent
  • gourment
  • consent
  • resent
  • repent
  • relent
  • present
  • percent
  • %percent
  • lament
  • invent
  • indent
  • ferment
  • dissent

Example sentences of the word tent


1. Noun, singular or mass
You can pitch your tent and rough it or try more luxurious accommodations.

Quotes containing the word tent


1. There exists a big circus tent, and the right entrance is named The Republicans, and the left entrance is called The Democrats. People argue over which is the correct path, not realizing everyone inside is a clown.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. She picked up the book and then walked back past him into the tent, but as she did so, she brushed the top of his head lightly with her hand. He closed his eyes at her touch, and hated himself for wishing that what she said was true: that Dumbledore had really cared.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

3. Humor can bring people under the tent. And a good joke can deflect some of the intensity surrounding a serious subject.
- Ted Danson

2. tent-caterpillar_moth

noun. moth whose gregarious larvae spin webs resembling carpets.

Synonyms

  • lasiocampid
  • Malacosoma
  • genus Malacosoma
  • lasiocampid moth

3. tent-fly

noun. flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent.

Synonyms

  • fly sheet
  • rainfly
  • fly
  • fly tent
  • flap

Antonyms

  • increase
  • dry fly
  • wet fly
  • unalert

4. tent-caterpillar_moth

noun. moth whose larvae are tent caterpillars.

Synonyms

  • Malacosoma americana
  • Malacosoma
  • genus Malacosoma

5. tent

verb. ['ˈtɛnt'] live in or as if in a tent.

Synonyms

  • live
  • bivouac
  • populate
  • camp out
  • inhabit
  • encamp
  • dwell

Antonyms

  • inelastic
  • recorded
  • dormant
  • extinct

Etymology

  • tent (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tente (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tente (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • tinto (Spanish)
  • tinctus (Latin)

6. tent

noun. ['ˈtɛnt'] a web that resembles a tent or carpet.

Antonyms

  • dead

Etymology

  • tent (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tente (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tente (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • tinto (Spanish)
  • tinctus (Latin)
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