Thesaurus > Related Words: mound

  Words related to mound

Related / Similar Words: pitcher, hill, pitcher's mound, pile, heap, cumulus, knoll, hillock, hummock, hammock

 

Definition:
  • the position on a baseball team of the player who throws the ball for a batter to try to hit; "he has played every position except pitcher"; "they have a southpaw on the mound";
  • structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones; "they built small mounds to hide behind";
  • (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands;
  • a collection of objects laid on top of each other;
  • a small natural hill;
  • form into a rounded elevation; "mound earth";

  •  
    Hyponyms: barbette, burial mound, grave mound, barrow, tumulus, embankment, snowbank, compost heap, compost pile, dunghill, midden, muckheap, muckhill, scrapheap, shock, slagheap, stack, pyre, funeral pyre, woodpile, stockpile, anthill, formicary, kopje, koppie, molehill, mound over

     

    Part Meronyms: baseball diamond, diamond, infield

     

    Member Meronyms: baseball team

     

    Derivational Morphology: hill, accumulate, cumulate, conglomerate, pile up, gather, amass, stack, pile, heap, throng, mob, pack, jam, knoll, hillock, hummock, hammock

     

     
      Search Thesaurus

    Search the meaning/definition of over one hundred thousand words!
     
     
      
      Feature Word
     
      Find words starting with:
       
    A
    B
    C
       
    D
    E
    F
       
    G
    H
    I
       
    J
    K
    L
       
    M
    N
    O
       
    P
    Q
    R
       
    S
    T
    U
       
    V
    W
    X
       
    Y
    Z