Definition of Deck in English :

Define Deck in English

Deck meaning in English

Meaning of Deck in English

Pronunciation of Deck in English

Deck pronunciation in English

Pronounce Deck in English


see synonyms of deck


1. deck

any of various platforms built into a vessel

2. deck

street name for a packet of illegal drugs

3. deck, deck of cards, pack of cards

a pack of 52 playing cards

4. deck

a porch that resembles the deck on a ship


5. adorn, beautify, deck, decorate, embellish, grace

be beautiful to look at

Example Sentences:
'Flowers adorned the tables everywhere'

6. bedeck, bedight, deck


Example Sentences:
'deck the halls with holly'

7. coldcock, deck, dump, floor, knock down

knock down with force

Example Sentences:
'He decked his opponent'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of deck
1. nautical
any of various platforms built into a vessel
a promenade deck
the poop deck
a similar floor or platform, as in a bus
the horizontal platform that supports the turntable and pick-up of a record player
b.  tape deck
4. mainly US
a pack of playing cards
5. Also called: pack computing obsolete
a collection of punched cards relevant to a particular program
a raised wooden platform built in a garden to provide a seating area
7.  clear the decks
8.  hit the deck
verb (transitive)
9. (often foll by out)
to dress or decorate
to build a deck on (a vessel)
11. slang
to knock (a person) to the floor or ground

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see synonyms of deck
verb transitive
to cover or clothe with finery or ornaments; adorn; trim
often followed by out
to furnish (a ship, etc.) with a deck
3.  Archaic
to cover
any extended horizontal structure in a ship or boat serving as a floor and structural support, and covering, partially or fully, the portion of the vessel that is lower than it is
any platform, floor, shelf, etc. suggestive of a ship's deck
; specif.,
an outdoor wooden platform enclosed by a low railing
a platform used for viewing
an observation deck
a section of tiered seating at a stadium
the upper deck
a set of playing cards; pack
5.  US, Slang
a packet containing a narcotic, as heroin
tape deck
verb transitive
7.  US, Slang
to knock down; floor

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of deck
1. A platform extending horizontally from one side of a ship to the other.
a. A platform or surface likened to a ship's deck.
b. An unroofed platform, typically with a railing, that adjoins a building or is built on a rooftop.
c. The roadway of a bridge or an elevated freeway.
3. The piece of hard material, usually wood or composite, to which the frames housing the wheels are attached on a skateboard or landboard.
a. A pack of playing cards.
b. A group of data processing cards.
c. A digital file containing slides for a presentation.
5. A tape deck.
tr.v. decked, deck·ing, decks
1. To furnish with or as if with a deck.
2. Slang To knock down: He decked his sparring partner.
tr.v. decked, deck·ing, decks
1. To clothe with finery; adorn. Often used with out: We were all decked out for the party.
2. To decorate: decked the halls for the holidays.

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