Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) hem (the edge of a piece of cloth; especially the finished edge that has been doubled under and stitched down) "the hem of her dress was stained"; "let down the hem"; "he stitched weights into the curtain's hem"; "it seeped along the hem of his jacket"
- S: (n) hem, ahem (the utterance of a sound similar to clearing the throat; intended to get attention, express hesitancy, fill a pause, hide embarrassment, warn a friend, etc.)
- S: (v) hem (fold over and sew together to provide with a hem) "hem my skirt"
- S: (v) hem (utter `hem' or `ahem')