Definition of hypernym in English:
A word with a broad meaning constituting a category into which words with more specific meanings fall; a superordinate. For example, colour is a hypernym of red. Contrasted with hyponym.
- The WordNet online interface lets you browse the synonyms and hypernyms (X is a hypernym of Y if Y is a type of X) of far too many words.
- We evaluate the various approaches comparing their hypernym suggestion with the Dutch part of EuroWordNet.
- In fact, adding proper hypernyms to a synset can dramatically increase the inherited properties of that synset.
Definition of hypernym in:
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