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car·pen·ter

 (kär′pən-tər)
n.
A skilled worker who makes, finishes, and repairs wooden objects and structures.
v. car·pen·tered, car·pen·ter·ing, car·pen·ters
v.tr.
To make, finish, or repair (wooden structures).
v.intr.
To work as a carpenter.

[Middle English, from Anglo-Norman, from Latin carpentārius (artifex), (maker) of a carriage, from carpentum, a two-wheeled carriage, of Celtic origin; see kers- in Indo-European roots.]

carpenter

(ˈkɑːpɪntə)
n
(Crafts) a person skilled in woodwork, esp in buildings, ships, etc
vb
1. (Crafts) (intr) to do the work of a carpenter
2. (Crafts) (tr) to make or fit together by or as if by carpentry
[C14: from Anglo-French, from Latin carpentārius wagon-maker, from carpentum wagon; of Celtic origin]

Carpenter

(ˈkɑːpɪntə)
n
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car•pen•ter

(ˈkɑr pən tər)

n.
1. a person who builds or repairs wooden structures, as houses or shelving.
v.i.
2. to do carpenter's work.
v.t.
3. to make by carpentry.
4. to construct in a mechanical or unoriginal fashion.
[1275–1325; Middle English < Anglo-French < Late Latin carpentārius wainwright < Latin carpent(um) two-wheeled carriage]

carpenter


Past participle: carpentered
Gerund: carpentering

Imperative
carpenter
carpenter
Present
I carpenter
you carpenter
he/she/it carpenters
we carpenter
you carpenter
they carpenter
Preterite
I carpentered
you carpentered
he/she/it carpentered
we carpentered
you carpentered
they carpentered
Present Continuous
I am carpentering
you are carpentering
he/she/it is carpentering
we are carpentering
you are carpentering
they are carpentering
Present Perfect
I have carpentered
you have carpentered
he/she/it has carpentered
we have carpentered
you have carpentered
they have carpentered
Past Continuous
I was carpentering
you were carpentering
he/she/it was carpentering
we were carpentering
you were carpentering
they were carpentering
Past Perfect
I had carpentered
you had carpentered
he/she/it had carpentered
we had carpentered
you had carpentered
they had carpentered
Future
I will carpenter
you will carpenter
he/she/it will carpenter
we will carpenter
you will carpenter
they will carpenter
Future Perfect
I will have carpentered
you will have carpentered
he/she/it will have carpentered
we will have carpentered
you will have carpentered
they will have carpentered
Future Continuous
I will be carpentering
you will be carpentering
he/she/it will be carpentering
we will be carpentering
you will be carpentering
they will be carpentering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been carpentering
you have been carpentering
he/she/it has been carpentering
we have been carpentering
you have been carpentering
they have been carpentering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been carpentering
you will have been carpentering
he/she/it will have been carpentering
we will have been carpentering
you will have been carpentering
they will have been carpentering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been carpentering
you had been carpentering
he/she/it had been carpentering
we had been carpentering
you had been carpentering
they had been carpentering
Conditional
I would carpenter
you would carpenter
he/she/it would carpenter
we would carpenter
you would carpenter
they would carpenter
Past Conditional
I would have carpentered
you would have carpentered
he/she/it would have carpentered
we would have carpentered
you would have carpentered
they would have carpentered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carpenter - a woodworker who makes or repairs wooden objectscarpenter - a woodworker who makes or repairs wooden objects
woodworker, woodman, woodsman - makes things out of wood
Verb1.carpenter - work as a carpenter
work - exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity; "I will work hard to improve my grades"; "she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor"

carpenter

noun joiner, cabinet-maker, woodworker a carpenter who specializes in restoring antique furniture
Translations
tesařtruhlář
snedkertømrer
puuseppätimpurikirvesmies
stolartesar
ácsasztalos
trésmiîur
大工建具屋
목수소목장이
dailidėdailidės amatas
galdnieksnamdaris
tesár
tesar
grovsnickareinredningssnickaresnickaretimmerman
ช่างไม้ผู้เข้าร่วม
thợ mộc

carpenter

[ˈkɑːpɪntəʳ] Ncarpintero/a m/f

carpenter

[ˈkɑːrpɪntər] ncharpentier/ière m/f (= joiner) → menuisier/ière m/f (en bâtiments)
He's a carpenter → Il est charpentier.

carpenter

nZimmermann m, → Zimmerfrau f; (for furniture) → Tischler(in) m(f)

carpenter

[ˈkɑːpɪntəʳ] ncarpentiere m

carpenter

(ˈkaːpəntə) noun
a craftsman in wood.
ˈcarpentry noun
the work of a carpenter.

carpenter

نـَجَّار, نـَجَّارٌ tesař, truhlář snedker, tømrer Schreiner, Zimmermann κατασκευαστής ξύλινων κουφωμάτων, ξυλουργός carpintero, carpintero de obra puuseppä menuisier stolar, tesar falegname 大工, 建具屋 목수, 소목장이 schrijnwerker, timmerman snekker stolarz carpinteiro, marceneiro плотник, столяр grovsnickare, inredningssnickare ช่างไม้, ผู้เข้าร่วม doğramacı, marangoz thợ mộc 木匠
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They were nearly all whalemen; chief mates, and second mates, and third mates, and sea carpenters, and sea coopers, and sea blacksmiths, and harpooneers, and ship keepers; a brown and brawny company, with bosky beards; an unshorn, shaggy set, all wearing monkey jackets for morning gowns.
We found it; a little bit of a concern, up over a carpenter shop -- carpenters and printers all gone to the meeting, and no doors locked.
The idea as to how I might learn to write was suggested to me by being in Durgin and Bailey's ship-yard, and frequently seeing the ship carpenters, after hewing, and getting a piece of timber ready for use, write on the timber the name of that part of the ship for which it was intended.
Meanwhile, the carpenters hammered and the scenes rose.
Such masters were not at that time easily found; Princes that had been, and Kings that were to be, were not yet of the Teacher class, and no ruined nobility had dropped out of Tellson's ledgers, to turn cooks and carpenters.
Five hundred carpenters and engineers were immediately set at work to prepare the greatest engine they had.
The city carpenters had erected scaffolds upon which the invited ladies were to be placed; the city grocer had ornamented the chambers with two hundred FLAMBEAUX if white wax, a piece of luxury unheard of at that period; and twenty violins were ordered, and the price for them fixed at double the usual rate, upon condition, said the report, that they should be played all night.
Workmen were immediately called in, and that same night the passengers at the end of the faubourg saw with surprise that carpenters and masons were occupied in repairing the lower part of the tottering house.
I observed, however, that the shutters of the fourth story were of the peculiar kind called by Parisian carpenters ferrades - a kind rarely employed at the present day, but frequently seen upon very old mansions at Lyons and Bourdeaux.
I only wish Tom had known his own mind when the carpenters began, for there was the loss of half a day's work about those side-doors.
Its suggestion of originality had been all but submerged by carpenters spoiled through constant work on commonplace buildings.
That which cometh nearest to it, is to leave those arts chiefly to strangers (which, for that purpose, are the more easily to be received), and to contain the principal bulk of the vulgar natives, within those three kinds, - tillers of the ground; free servants; and handicraftsmen of strong and manly arts, as smiths, masons, carpenters, etc.