Definition of Crib

1. Noun. Baby bed with high sides made of slats.

Exact synonyms: Cot
Generic synonyms: Baby Bed, Baby's Bed

2. Verb. Use a crib, as in an exam.
Generic synonyms: Cheat, Chisel

3. Noun. A literal translation used in studying a foreign language (often used illicitly).
Exact synonyms: Pony, Trot
Generic synonyms: Interlingual Rendition, Rendering, Translation, Version

4. Verb. Take unauthorized (intellectual material). "They crib the goods"

5. Noun. A bin or granary for storing grains.
Generic synonyms: Bin, Garner, Granary
Specialized synonyms: Corncrib

6. Verb. Line with beams or planks. ; "Crib a construction hole"
Generic synonyms: Line

7. Noun. The cards discarded by players at cribbage.
Group relationships: Cribbage
Generic synonyms: Playing Card

8. Noun. A card game (usually for two players) in which each player is dealt six cards and discards one or two.
Exact synonyms: Cribbage
Generic synonyms: Card Game, Cards

Definition of Crib

1. n. A manger or rack; a feeding place for animals.

2. v. t. To shut up or confine in a narrow habitation; to cage; to cramp.

3. v. i. To crowd together, or to be confined, as in a crib or in narrow accommodations.

Definition of Crib

1. Noun. (American English) A baby’s bed (British and Australasian cot) with high, often slatted, often moveable sides, suitable for a child who has outgrown a cradle or bassinet. ¹

2. Noun. (British) A bed for a child older than a baby. ¹

3. Noun. (nautical) A small sleeping berth in a packet ship or other small vessel ¹

4. Noun. A wicker basket; compare Moses basket. ¹

5. Noun. A manger, a feeding trough for animals elevated off the earth or floor, especially one for fodder such as hay. ¹

6. Noun. The baby Jesus and the manger in a creche or Nativity scene, consisting of statues of Mary, Joseph and various other characters such as the magi. ¹

7. Noun. A bin for drying or storing grain, as with a corn crib. ¹

8. Noun. A small room or covered structure, especially one of rough construction, used for storage or penning animals. ¹

9. Noun. A confined space, as with a cage or office-cubicle ¹

10. Noun. (obsolete) A job, a position; (British), an appointment. ¹

11. Noun. A hovel, a roughly constructed building best suited to the shelter of animals but used for human habitation. ¹

12. Noun. (slang) One’s residence, or where one normally hangs out. ¹

13. Noun. A boxy structure traditionally built of heavy wooden timbers, to support an existing structure from below, as with a mineshaft or a building being raised off its foundation in preparation for being moved; see cribbing. ¹

14. Noun. (usually plural) A collection of quotes or references for use in speaking, for for assembling a written document, or as an aid to a project of some sort; a crib sheet. ¹

15. Noun. (obsolete) A minor theft, extortion or embezzlement, with or without criminal intent. ¹

16. Noun. (cribbage): Short for the card game cribbage. ¹

17. Noun. (cribbage): The cards discarded by players and used by the dealer. ¹

18. Noun. (cryptography) A known piece of information corresponding to a section of encrypted text, that is then used to work out the remaining sections. ¹

19. Noun. (New Zealand southern) A small holiday home, often near a beach and of simple construction. ¹

20. Noun. (Australia New Zealand) A packed lunch taken to work. ¹

21. Verb. (transitive) To place or confine in a crib. ¹

22. Verb. (intransitive) To collect one or more passages and/or references for use in a speech, written document or as an aid for some task; to create a crib sheet. ¹

23. Verb. (intransitive) To install timber supports, as with cribbing. ¹

24. Verb. (transitive, obsolete) To steal or embezzle, to cheat out of: petty thieving. ¹

25. Verb. (Indian English) To complain, to grumble ¹

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Definition of Crib

1. to confine closely [v CRIBBED, CRIBBING, CRIBS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crib

cri de coeur
cri du chat syndrome
crib (current term)
crib board
crib death
crib deaths
crib lizard
crib lizards
crib mattress
crib mattresses
crib note
crib sheet
crib sheets
cribbage board

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