carpenter


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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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THERE was a message brought, one day, from the worshipful Gervayse Pyncheon to young Matthew Maule, the carpenter, desiring his immediate presence at the House of the Seven Gables.
And you, too, Miss Carpenter: I wonder at you not to have more sense at your age and with your size!
'"THE WALRUS AND THE CARPENTER" is the longest,' Tweedledum replied, giving his brother an affectionate hug.
A carpenter came to fix the bed so that it would be on a level with the window.
But because the alley will be long, and, in great heat of the year or day, you ought not to buy the shade in the garden, by going in the sun through the green, therefore you are, of either side the green, to plant a covert alley upon carpenter's work, about twelve foot in height, by which you may go in shade into the garden.
No matter what the damage was, but it was serious enough to induce me to go aloft myself with a couple of hands and the carpenter to see the temporary repairs properly done.
A VERY POOR MAN, a Carpenter by trade, had a wooden image of Mercury, before which he made offerings day by day, and begged the idol to make him rich, but in spite of his entreaties he became poorer and poorer.
"Did Sir William Phips make as good a governor as he was a ship- carpenter?" asked Charley.
She sold her business and set out for Circle City, in company with a carpenter and his wife whom she had persuaded to go along with her.
He sent for the carpenter, who, according to his orders, ought to have been at work at the thrashing machine.
How it happened that Mastro Cherry, carpenter, found a piece of wood that wept and laughed like a child
a sulk and pout, by carpenter's measurement, about twenty feet long and five feet deep; a sulk and pout that will yield you some 500 gallons of oil and more.