C c


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [kawr, kohr]
    • /kɔr, koʊr/
    • /kɔːr/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kawr, kohr]
    • /kɔr, koʊr/

Definitions of cored word

  • noun cored the central part of a fleshy fruit, containing the seeds. 1
  • noun cored the central, innermost, or most essential part of anything. 1
  • noun cored Also called magnetic core. Electricity. the piece of iron, bundle of iron wires, or other ferrous material forming the central or inner portion in an electromagnet, induction coil, transformer, or the like. 1
  • noun cored (in mining, geology, etc.) a cylindrical sample of earth, mineral, or rock extracted from the ground by means of a corer so that the strata are undisturbed in the sample. 1
  • noun cored the inside wood of a tree. 1
  • noun cored Anthropology. a lump of stone, as flint, from which prehistoric humans struck flakes in order to make tools. Compare flake tool. 1

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Origin of cored

First appearance:

before 1275
One of the 13% oldest English words
1275-1325; 1945-50 for def 11; Middle English; origin uncertain; perhaps < Old French cors body < Latin corpus

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Parts of speech for Cored


cored popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 97% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for cored

verb cored

  • deseeded — the fertilized, matured ovule of a flowering plant, containing an embryo or rudimentary plant.

noun cored

  • centered — If an industry or event is centered in a place, it takes place to the greatest extent there.
  • centred — If an industry or event is centred in a place, it takes place to the greatest extent there.
  • bodied — of or relating to the body; bodily.
  • focused — a central point, as of attraction, attention, or activity: The need to prevent a nuclear war became the focus of all diplomatic efforts.
  • rooted — having roots.

Antonyms for cored

noun cored

  • caused — a person or thing that acts, happens, or exists in such a way that some specific thing happens as a result; the producer of an effect: You have been the cause of much anxiety. What was the cause of the accident?
  • sourced — any thing or place from which something comes, arises, or is obtained; origin: Which foods are sources of calcium?
  • surfaced — the outer face, outside, or exterior boundary of a thing; outermost or uppermost layer or area.

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