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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋkredL 〕


〔 ˊkreidl 〕

Overview of noun cradle

The noun cradle has 4 senses

  • cradle -- (a baby bed with sides and rockers)

  • birthplace, cradle, place of origin, provenance, provenience -- (where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence; "the birthplace of civilization")

  • cradle -- (birth of a person; "he was taught from the cradle never to cry")

  • rocker, cradle -- (a trough that can be rocked back and forth; used by gold miners to shake auriferous earth in water in order to separate the gold)

Overview of verb cradle

The verb cradle has 6 senses

  • cradle -- (hold gently and carefully; "He cradles the child in his arms")

  • cradle -- (bring up from infancy)

  • cradle -- (hold or place in or as if in a cradle; "He cradled the infant in his arms")

  • cradle -- (cut grain with a cradle scythe)

  • cradle -- (wash in a cradle; "cradle gold")

  • cradle -- (run with the stick)