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crate

 
 
pronunciation:
kreIt
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a box for packing and shipping made of wood or other material.
The truck was carrying crates of oranges.
similar words:
box, package
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: crates, crating, crated
definition: to pack in a crate.
They crated each piece of furniture and put it on the truck.
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