Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) hook (a catch for locking a door)
- S: (n) hook, crotchet (a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook)
- S: (n) bait, come-on, hook, lure, sweetener (anything that serves as an enticement)
- S: (n) hook, claw (a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something)
- S: (n) hook (a curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something)
- S: (n) hook, draw, hooking (a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer) "he took lessons to cure his hooking"
- S: (n) hook (a short swinging punch delivered from the side with the elbow bent)
- S: (n) hook shot, hook (a basketball shot made over the head with the hand that is farther from the basket)
- S: (v) hook (fasten with a hook)
- S: (v) overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hook (rip off; ask an unreasonable price)
- S: (v) crochet, hook (make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle) "She sat there crocheting all day"
- S: (v) hook (hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the left)
- S: (v) hook, snitch, thieve, cop, knock off, glom (take by theft) "Someone snitched my wallet!"
- S: (v) pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook, sneak, filch, nobble, lift (make off with belongings of others)
- S: (v) hook (hit with a hook) "His opponent hooked him badly"
- S: (v) hook (catch with a hook) "hook a fish"
- S: (v) addict, hook (to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug))
- S: (v) hook (secure with the foot) "hook the ball"
- S: (v) hook, snare (entice and trap) "The car salesman had snared three potential customers"
- S: (v) hook, solicit, accost (approach with an offer of sexual favors) "he was solicited by a prostitute"; "The young man was caught soliciting in the park"