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stuff

 
Noun stuff has 7 senses
  1. material, stuff - the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object; "coal is a hard black material"; "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"
    --1 is a kind of substance, matter
    --1 has particulars:
     rind; atom, molecule, particle, corpuscle, mote, speck; ammunition; floccule, floc; HAZMAT; raw material, staple; sorbate; sorbent, sorbent material; diamagnet; mineral; rock, stone; adhesive material, adhesive; sealing material; animal material; fluff; bimetal; abrasive, abradant, abrasive material; chemical; composite material; conductor; insulator, dielectric, nonconductor; contaminant, contamination; particulate, particulate matter; dust; elastomer; earth, ground; discharge, emission; detritus; waste, waste material, waste matter, waste product; fiber, fibre; filling, fill; foam; lubricant, lubricator, lubricating substance; homogenate; humate; impregnation; paper; packing material, packing, wadding; coloring material, colouring material, color, colour; plant material; radioactive material; thickening, thickener; toner; transparent substance, translucent substance; undercut; builder, detergent builder; vernix, vernix caseosa
  2. whatchamacallit, stuff, whatsis, sundry, sundries - miscellaneous unspecified objects; "the trunk was full of stuff"
    --2 is a kind of object, physical object
    --2 has particulars:
     dohickey, dojigger, doodad, doohickey, gimmick, hickey, gizmo, gismo, gubbins, thingamabob, thingumabob, thingmabob, thingamajig, thingumajig, thingmajig, thingummy; etcetera
  3. stuff, clobber - informal terms for personal possessions; "did you take all your clobber?"
    --3 is a kind of personal property, personal estate, personalty, private property
  4. stuff, stuff and nonsense, hooey, poppycock - senseless talk; "don't give me that stuff"
    --4 is a kind of nonsense, bunk, nonsensicality, meaninglessness, hokum
  5. stuff - unspecified qualities required to do or be something; "the stuff of heros"; "you don't have the stuff to be a United States Marine"
    --5 is a kind of
    quality
  6. stuff - information in some unspecified form; "it was stuff I had heard before"; "there's good stuff in that book"
    --6 is a kind of
    information, info
  7. stuff - a critically important or characteristic component; "suspense is the very stuff of narrative"
    --7 is a kind of
    kernel, substance, core, center, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-gritty
Verb stuff has 7 senses
  1. stuff - fill completely; "The child stuffed his pockets with candy"
    --1 is one way to
    fill, fill up, make full
    Sample sentence:
    They stuff the cart with boxes
  2. thrust, stuff, shove, squeeze - press or force; "Stuff money into an envelope"; "She thrust the letter into his hand"
    --2 is one way to push, force
    Sample sentence:
    They stuff the books into the box
  3. stuff, lug, choke up, block - obstruct; "My nose is all stuffed"; "Her arteries are blocked"
    --3 is one way to clog, choke off, clog up, back up, congest, choke, foul
    Antonyms: unstuff, loosen up
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  4. gorge, ingurgitate, overindulge, glut, englut, stuff, engorge, overgorge, overeat, gormandize, gormandise, gourmandize, binge, pig out, satiate, scarf out - overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself; "She stuffed herself at the dinner"; "The kids binged on icecream"
    --4 is one way to eat
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  5. stuff - treat with grease, fill, and prepare for mounting; "stuff a bearskin"
    --5 is one way to
    impregnate, saturate
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  6. stuff - fill tightly with a material; "stuff a pillow with feathers"; "The old lady wants to have her dead poodle stuffed by the taxidermist"
    --6 is one way to
    fill, fill up, make full
    Derived form: noun stuffer1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
    Somebody ----s something with something
  7. stuff - fill with a stuffing while cooking; "Have you stuffed the turkey yet?"
    --7 is one way to
    fill, fill up, make full
    Derived form: noun stuffing1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
    Somebody ----s something with something
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