Hem synonyms

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An edge or a part near an edge; margin; side
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Skirts collectively; material for skirts
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(Rock climbing) Technique involving the placement of the edge of the climbing shoe on a sharp hold.
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A narrow tube of fabric, sometimes enclosing a cord, used for trimming seams and edges, as of slipcovers.
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Any specially defined edge of fabric or paper, esp., such an edge that is to be trimmed off or covered
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Keenness, as of desire or enjoyment; zest:
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(Basketball) The metal hoop to which the net is attached
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Accessories; extras:
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To be completely full, often with a resulting overflow
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To move in a circle around:
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(Rare) To border (on) or be contiguous (with or to another region)
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To expel by coughing:
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To shut in all around; hem in; fence in; surround
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To include within its scope; to circumscribe or go round so as to surround; to enclose; to contain.
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To encircle; surround:
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To obstruct with a hedge or hedges.
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To purchase (securities) on margin
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(Cricket) Of the ball, to move sideways after bouncing on the seam.
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To work with a needle and thread or with a sewing machine.
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To lie along, move along, or be an edge or a border.
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To form an enclosure around; encompass
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A human; a person:
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The internal portion or area.
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An area of dense population:
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To encircle with or as if with a band.
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To beset is to harass or have trouble on an ongoing basis from multiple sources or from all sides.
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To make a circle around; enclose within a circle; surround
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To encircle with, or as if with a belt.
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To kill or stunt a tree by removing or inverting a ring of bark.
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(Games) To toss a ring over (a peg), as in horseshoes.
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To surround with hostile forces:
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To surround:
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To become open
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A prefix meaning “blood,” as in hemophilia, a disorder in which blood fails to clot, or hematology, the scientific study of blood.
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A use of the interjection, ahem.
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To enclose, lock up inside something.
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Find another word for hem. In this page you can discover 47 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for hem, like: border, skirting, edging, piping, selvage, edge, fringe, rim, trimming, brim and circle.