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glove

 (glŭv)
n.
1.
a. A close-fitting covering for the hand with a separate sheath for each finger and the thumb, worn especially as protection from the cold.
b. A gauntlet.
2. Sports
a. An oversized leather glove used for catching baseballs, especially one with more finger sheaths than the catcher's or first baseman's mitt.
b. A glove made of leather and fabric having padding on the back and extending over the wrist, used in hockey and lacrosse.
c. A boxing glove.
d. A close-fitting glove used to improve the grip, as in batting or in golf.
3. Baseball Fielding ability: a shortstop with a good glove.
v. gloved, glov·ing, gloves
v.tr.
1. To furnish with gloves.
2. To cover with or as if with a glove.
v.intr.
To don gloves, as before performing an operation on a patient.

[Middle English, from Old English glōf.]

glove

(ɡlʌv)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) (often plural) a shaped covering for the hand with individual sheaths for the fingers and thumb, made of leather, fabric, etc. See also gauntlet12
2. (Individual Sports, other than specified) any of various large protective hand covers worn in sports, such as a boxing glove
3. hand in glove informal in an intimate relationship or close association
4. handle with kid gloves informal to treat with extreme care
5. with the gloves off informal (of a dispute, argument, etc) conducted mercilessly and in earnest, with no reservations
vb
(tr; usually passive) to cover or provide with or as if with gloves
[Old English glōfe; related to Old Norse glōfi]
gloved adj
ˈgloveless adj

glove

(glʌv)

n., v. gloved, glov•ing. n.
1. a covering for the hand made with a separate sheath for each finger and for the thumb.
2. a similar covering made of padded leather and having a pocket in the area over the palm for catching baseballs.
v.t.
5. to cover with or as if with a glove; provide with gloves.
6. to serve as a glove for.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English glōf, c. Old Norse glōfi]

glove


Past participle: gloved
Gerund: gloving

Imperative
glove
glove
Present
I glove
you glove
he/she/it gloves
we glove
you glove
they glove
Preterite
I gloved
you gloved
he/she/it gloved
we gloved
you gloved
they gloved
Present Continuous
I am gloving
you are gloving
he/she/it is gloving
we are gloving
you are gloving
they are gloving
Present Perfect
I have gloved
you have gloved
he/she/it has gloved
we have gloved
you have gloved
they have gloved
Past Continuous
I was gloving
you were gloving
he/she/it was gloving
we were gloving
you were gloving
they were gloving
Past Perfect
I had gloved
you had gloved
he/she/it had gloved
we had gloved
you had gloved
they had gloved
Future
I will glove
you will glove
he/she/it will glove
we will glove
you will glove
they will glove
Future Perfect
I will have gloved
you will have gloved
he/she/it will have gloved
we will have gloved
you will have gloved
they will have gloved
Future Continuous
I will be gloving
you will be gloving
he/she/it will be gloving
we will be gloving
you will be gloving
they will be gloving
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gloving
you have been gloving
he/she/it has been gloving
we have been gloving
you have been gloving
they have been gloving
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gloving
you will have been gloving
he/she/it will have been gloving
we will have been gloving
you will have been gloving
they will have been gloving
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gloving
you had been gloving
he/she/it had been gloving
we had been gloving
you had been gloving
they had been gloving
Conditional
I would glove
you would glove
he/she/it would glove
we would glove
you would glove
they would glove
Past Conditional
I would have gloved
you would have gloved
he/she/it would have gloved
we would have gloved
you would have gloved
they would have gloved
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glove - the handwear used by fielders in playing baseballglove - the handwear used by fielders in playing baseball
baseball equipment - equipment used in playing baseball
2.glove - handwear: covers the hand and wristglove - handwear: covers the hand and wrist
batting glove - a glove worn by batters in baseball to give a firmer grip on the bat
finger - one of the parts of a glove that provides covering for a finger or thumb
gantlet, gauntlet - a glove with long sleeve
metal glove, gantlet, gauntlet - a glove of armored leather; protects the hand
golf glove - a glove worn by golfers to give a firm grip on the handle of the golf club
hand wear, handwear - clothing for the hands
kid glove, suede glove - a glove made of fine soft leather (as kidskin)
mitten - glove that encases the thumb separately and the other four fingers together
thumb - the part of a glove that provides a covering for the thumb
3.glove - boxing equipment consisting of big and padded coverings for the fists of the fightersglove - boxing equipment consisting of big and padded coverings for the fists of the fighters; worn for the sport of boxing
boxing, pugilism, fisticuffs - fighting with the fists
boxing equipment - equipment used in boxing

glove

noun mitten, gauntlet, mitt a pair of white cotton gloves
Translations
قُفّازقُفَّاز
rukavice
handske
ganto
hansikashanskakäsinesormikas
rukavica
kesztyûkesztyű
hanski
手袋
장갑
būti kaip tikpirštinėpuikiai tikti
cimds
mănuşă
rukavica
rokavica
rukavica
handske
ถุงมือ
găng tay

glove

[glʌv]
A. Nguante m
to fit sb like a glovesentar a algn como anillo al dedo
B. CPD glove box, glove compartment N (Aut) → guantera f
glove maker Nguantero/a m/f
glove puppet Ntítere m (de guante)

glove

[ˈglʌv] ngant m
a pair of gloves → une paire de gants
to fit like a glove → aller comme un gant
to fit sb like a glove → aller comme un gant à qnglove box n [car] → boîte f à gants, vide-poche mglove compartment n [car] → boîte f à gants, vide-poche m

glove

n(Finger)handschuh m; (Sport) → Handschuh m; to fit (somebody) like a glove(jdm) wie angegossen passen; with the gloves off (fig)schonungslos, ohne Rücksicht auf Verluste (inf); the gloves are off (fig)mit der Rücksichtnahme ist es vorbei, die Schonzeit ist vorbei

glove

[glʌv] nguanto

glove

(glav) noun
a covering for the hand. a pair of gloves.
fit like a glove
to fit perfectly. This suit fits like a glove.

glove

قُفَّاز rukavice handske Handschuh γάντι guante käsine gant rukavica guanto 手袋 장갑 handschoen hanske rękawiczka luva перчатка handske ถุงมือ eldiven găng tay 手套

glove

n. guante;
to handle with kid ___ -stratar con mucho cuidado, tratar delicadamente;
v.
to fit like a ___ajustar.

glove

n guante m
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