Protrude

Meaning & Definition of Protrude (verb) in Pictures – ESL vocabulary words

Spikes protrude from the branch.

If spikes protrude from a branch, they stick out.

<Similar Word>

Spikes stick out from the branch.

 

Horns protrude from the animal’s head.

 

Screws are protruding from the board.

Pitch

Meaning & Definition of “pitch”(verb) in Pictures – ESL vocabulary words

They are pitching tents.

If you pitch your tent, or pitch camp, you put up your tent in a place where you are going to stay.
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<Similar Word>
They are setting up tents.
<Related Word>
They are taking down tents.

 

They have pitched camp by the water.

Many tents have been pitched.

Paint

Meaning & Definition of “paint”(verb) in Pictures – ESL vocabulary words

Children are painting pictures.

If you paint something or paint a picture of it, you produce a picture of it using paint.
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A woman is painting a wall.

If you paint a wall or an object, you cover it with paint.
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Arrows and lines are painted on a road.

Prop

Meaning & Definition of “prop”(verb) in Pictures – ESL vocabulary words

A bicycle has been propped against a fence.

If you prop a bicycle against a fence, you support the bicycle by resting it against the fence.

A man has leaned back in the chair and propped his feet on the desk.

If you prop your feet on a desk, you support your feet by resting on the desk.

A woman is sitting at the desk with her chin propped on her hands.

Pile

Meaning & Definition of “pile”(verb) in Pictures – ESL vocabulary words

Dishes are piled.

If you pile many dishes, you arrange them into piles.

<Similar Word>
Dishes are stacked.

If you stack many dishes, you arrange them into neat piles.

<Pile (noun)>
Piles of dishes

A pile of things is many of them positioned one on top of another.

The woman is piling boxes.

<Similar Word>
The woman is stacking boxes.
 
Books are piled.
Books are stacked.

Prohibit

Meaning & Definition of “prohibit”(verb) in Pictures – ESL vocabulary words

Smoking is prohibited in the room.

<Similar Words>
Smoking is forbidden in the room.
Smoking is banned in this room.
 
<Opposite Words>
Smoking is allowed in the room.
<Related words>
Smoking is not allowed in the room.
The room is smoke free.

 

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Fires are prohibited in the woods.

<Similar Words>
Fires are banned in the woods.
Fires are forbidden in the woods.
<Opposite Word>
Fires are allowed in the woods.