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A diminutive of the male given names Bradley, Bradly, or Bradford.
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  1. A diminutive of the male given names Bradley, Bradly, or Bradford.
  2. A thin wire nail with a small head or a slight side projection instead of a head.
A projecting pin or bolt used to hang things on, fasten ropes to, mark degrees of measurement or keep the score in a game, etc.
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  1. A projecting pin or bolt used to hang things on, fasten ropes to, mark degrees of measurement or keep the score in a game, etc.
  2. (Music) One of the pins of a stringed instrument that are turned to tighten or slacken the strings so as to regulate their pitch.
  3. A short, usually tapering or pointed piece of wood, metal, etc. used to hold parts together or in place, or to close an opening, as in a barrel
A tool used for cutting the teeth of machine parts, as of a gearwheel.
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  1. A tool used for cutting the teeth of machine parts, as of a gearwheel.
  2. A shelf or projection at the back or side of a fireplace, used for keeping food or utensils warm.
  3. A device for cutting teeth in a gear blank, etc.
A small knob, nail head, or rivet fixed in and slightly projecting from a surface.
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  1. A small knob, nail head, or rivet fixed in and slightly projecting from a surface.
  2. One of a number of small metal cleats embedded in a snow tire to increase traction on slippery or snowy roads.
  3. A small, buttonlike device with a smaller button or shank on the back, inserted in a shirt front as an ornament or fastener
To traverse in a vehicle:
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  1. To traverse in a vehicle:
  2. To drive a blow, ball, missile, etc.
  3. (Basketball) To drive through (the lane)
To move or work laboriously:
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  1. To move or work laboriously:
  2. To confine in, or as in, a pound; to impound.
  3. To strike or drive with repeated, heavy blows
(--- Sports) To hit (a volleyball) in a spike.
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  1. (--- Sports) To hit (a volleyball) in a spike.
  2. To mark, pierce, cut, etc. with a spike or spikes, or impale on a spike
  3. To render (a muzzleloading gun) useless by driving a spike into the vent.
To bring to a halt; stop
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  1. To bring to a halt; stop
  2. To bring about; effect:
  3. To get hold or possession of; obtain; acquire
To keep from falling or moving; support:
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  1. To keep from falling or moving; support:
  2. To maintain a desired or accustomed position or condition:
  3. To stop the movement or progress of:
To strengthen, secure, or ornament the edges of by a band, as of tape
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  1. To strengthen, secure, or ornament the edges of by a band, as of tape
  2. To hold or restrain by tying with rope or bonds:
  3. To unite or hold, as by a feeling of loyalty or love
To gain possession or control of, as in a game or contest:
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  1. To gain possession or control of, as in a game or contest:
  2. To succeed in preserving in lasting form:
  3. To attract and hold:
To keep in custody or confinement:
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  1. To keep in custody or confinement:
  2. Keep (someone) from proceeding by holding them back or making claims on their attention.
  3. (Archaic) To retain or withhold (payment or property, for example).
To become conscious of, as through the emotions or senses; perceive:
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  1. To become conscious of, as through the emotions or senses; perceive:
  2. To take into custody; capture or arrest
  3. (Obs.) To seize
To represent (something transient, immaterial, etc.) in more or less permanent form
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  1. To represent (something transient, immaterial, etc.) in more or less permanent form
  2. To attract and hold:
  3. To take or seize by force, surprise, or skill
To go to see (a performance, for example):
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  1. To go to see (a performance, for example):
  2. To get and hold (something that has been in motion) in a hand, the hands, a container, or an implement:
  3. To take or get passively; incur or contract without intention, as by exposure
To cause to undertake or perform; prevail on:
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  1. To cause to undertake or perform; prevail on:
  2. To take revenge on, especially to kill in revenge for a wrong.
  3. To cause to move or leave:
To catch by means of a net.
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  1. To catch by means of a net.
  2. To bring in or yield as profit.
  3. To get or bring in as a net; clear as profit, etc.
To bring to a halt; stop
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  1. To bring to a halt; stop
  2. To take into custody; capture
  3. To get hold or possession of; obtain; acquire
To carry in one's possession:
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  1. To carry in one's possession:
  2. To get possession of (fish or game, for example) by capturing or killing.
  3. To subtract:
To kill in or as in hunting
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  1. To kill in or as in hunting
  2. To swell like a full bag
  3. (Slang) To quit, forgo, or give up on
Find another word for nail. In this page you can discover 29 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for nail, like: brad, pin, peg, hob, stud, drive, pound, spike, secure, hold and bind.