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  Words related to punt

Related / Similar Words: punting, Irish pound, Irish punt, pound, bet on, back, gage, stake, game, pole

 

Definition:
  • (football) a kick in which the football is dropped from the hands and kicked before it touches the ground; "the punt traveled 50 yards"; "punting is an important part of the game";
  • an open flat-bottomed boat used in shallow waters and propelled by a long pole;
  • formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence;
  • place a bet on; "Which horse are you backing?"; "I''m betting on the new horse";
  • propel with a pole; "pole barges on the river"; "We went punting in Cambridge";
  • kick the ball;

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    Hyponyms: ante, parlay, double up

     

    Entailments: push, force

     

    Derivational Morphology: pole, bettor, better, wagerer, punter, gambling, gaming, play, stake, stakes, bet, wager, punting

     

     
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