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I'm sort of an old man, always tinkering in the backyard. Since I grew up playing outdoors, I still like to plant things, sit out on the deck, or go hiking.
Josh Duhamel

Meaning of "deck" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD DECK

From Middle Dutch dec a covering; related to thatch.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF DECK

deck  [dɛk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DECK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Deck is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb deck in English.

WHAT DOES DECK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of deck in the English dictionary

The first definition of deck in the dictionary is any of various platforms built into a vessel. Other definition of deck is a similar floor or platform, as in a bus. Deck is also the horizontal platform that supports the turntable and pick-up of a record player.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO DECK

PRESENT

Present
I deck
you deck
he/she/it decks
we deck
you deck
they deck
Present continuous
I am decking
you are decking
he/she/it is decking
we are decking
you are decking
they are decking
Present perfect
I have decked
you have decked
he/she/it has decked
we have decked
you have decked
they have decked
Present perfect continuous
I have been decking
you have been decking
he/she/it has been decking
we have been decking
you have been decking
they have been decking
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I decked
you decked
he/she/it decked
we decked
you decked
they decked
Past continuous
I was decking
you were decking
he/she/it was decking
we were decking
you were decking
they were decking
Past perfect
I had decked
you had decked
he/she/it had decked
we had decked
you had decked
they had decked
Past perfect continuous
I had been decking
you had been decking
he/she/it had been decking
we had been decking
you had been decking
they had been decking
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will deck
you will deck
he/she/it will deck
we will deck
you will deck
they will deck
Future continuous
I will be decking
you will be decking
he/she/it will be decking
we will be decking
you will be decking
they will be decking
Future perfect
I will have decked
you will have decked
he/she/it will have decked
we will have decked
you will have decked
they will have decked
Future perfect continuous
I will have been decking
you will have been decking
he/she/it will have been decking
we will have been decking
you will have been decking
they will have been decking
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would deck
you would deck
he/she/it would deck
we would deck
you would deck
they would deck
Conditional continuous
I would be decking
you would be decking
he/she/it would be decking
we would be decking
you would be decking
they would be decking
Conditional perfect
I would have deck
you would have deck
he/she/it would have deck
we would have deck
you would have deck
they would have deck
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been decking
you would have been decking
he/she/it would have been decking
we would have been decking
you would have been decking
they would have been decking
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you deck
we let´s deck
you deck
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to deck
Past participle
decked
Present Participle
decking
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DECK

decivilize
deck beam
deck bridge
deck cabin
deck cargo
deck chair
deck crane
deck department
deck hand
deck officer
deck over
deck shoe
deck tennis
deck-access
deckchair
decked
deckel
Decker
deckhand
deckhouse

WORDS THAT END LIKE DECK

background check
beck
bottleneck
by the neck
check
credit check
double-check
fleck
get it in the neck
heck
in check
neck
peck
redneck
speck
train wreck
uncheck
V neck
V-neck
wreck

Synonyms and antonyms of deck in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «DECK»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «deck» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of deck

Translation of «deck» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DECK

Find out the translation of deck to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of deck from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «deck» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

甲板
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cubierta
570 millions of speakers

English

deck
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

डेक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ظَهْرُ الـمَرْكَب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

палуба
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

convés
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ডেক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pont
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dek
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Deck
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

デッキ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

갑판
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dek
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

boong tàu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

டெக்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

डेक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

güverte
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ponte
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pokład
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

палуба
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

punte
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κατάστρωμα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

dek
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

däck
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

dekk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of deck

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DECK»

The term «deck» is very widely used and occupies the 5.276 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DECK» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «deck» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «deck» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about deck

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «DECK»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word deck.
1
Casey Affleck
I have friends who remember seeing fish hauled onto a boat's deck and beaten to death.
2
Dave Anderson
Dennis Conner is Pete Rose in deck shoes.
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John James Audubon
On the 17th of May, the Delos put out to sea. I was immediately affected with sea-sickness, which, however, lasted but a short time. I remained on deck constantly, forcing myself to exercise.
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David Blaine
Whether you're shuffling a deck of cards or holding your breath, magic is pretty simple: It comes down to training, practice, and experimentation, followed up by ridiculous pursuit and relentless perseverance.
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David Blaine
I remember my mother had this deck of cards that her mother had given her and that she passed on to me. It was a gypsy tarot deck that I used to carry everywhere.
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David Blaine
I think magic, whether I'm holding my breath or shuffling a deck of cards, is pretty simple. It's practice, it's training, and it's - It's practice, it's training and experimenting, while pushing through the pain to be the best that I can be.
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Amy Bloom
My ideal meal varies, depending on the time of year. Lobster on a deck overlooking a beach at sunset is one - but all my kids have to be there, because they are all lobster-lovers. Making a bolognese sauce over pappardelle for my husband on a winter evening, because he loves my bolognese sauce and it's his comfort food.
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Linda Chavez
The unions claim the deck is stacked against them when it comes to labor laws, but the truth is many private and public sector workers are forced to pay union dues as a condition of their employment, yet they have little say in how the unions spend their money.
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Ely Culbertson
A deck of cards is built like the purest of hierarchies, with every card a master to those below it, a lackey to those above it.
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Josh Duhamel
I'm sort of an old man, always tinkering in the backyard. Since I grew up playing outdoors, I still like to plant things, sit out on the deck, or go hiking.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DECK»

Discover the use of deck in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to deck and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Building a Deck
"Professional carpenter and deck builder Scott Schuttner provides all the advice you need to plan and build a custom deck.
Scott Schuttner, 2002
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Deck Z: The Titanic: Unsinkable. Undead
"The year is 1912. Theodore Weiss, a German scientist, has discovered a strange new plague that ravages its victims, transforming them into soulless, flesh-hungry monsters"--P. [4] of cover.
Chris Pauls, Matt Solomon, 2012
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Complete Deck Book
Describes how to construct a deck from the ground up, including step-by-step photographs, design ideas, information on materials, and sixteen detailed plans.
Jeff Beneke, 2002
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Black and Decker Here's How...Decks: Build Your Very Own ...
This book features the same quality information and world-class color photography made famous in the best-selling Complete Guide to Decks, but at a new, affordable price.
‎2010
5
Designing & Building Multi-Deck Model Railroads: How to Get ...
Acquire more space for scenery and longer mainline runs with multiple decks. Tony Koester walks you through design options, lighting and wiring considerations, and the all-important construction process and techniques.
Tony Koester, 2008
6
Bridge Deck Analysis
The definitive text in the field of Bridge Deck behaviour and analysis Bridge Deck Analysis is an essential reference for civil and structural engineers.
Damien L. Keogh, Eugene O' Brien, 2005
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Deck and Patio Idea Book
Deck & Patio Idea Book contains:
Julie Stillman, 2003
8
Deck Ideas You Can Use: Creative Deck Designs for Every Home ...
Written and researched by noted DIY author and designer Chris Peterson, this is an all-new expansion of backlist favorite Portfolio of Deck Ideas.
Chris Peterson, 2011
9
All Hands on Deck!
The LEGO crew takes to the sea, manning harbors, ships, docks, tug boats, and cranes.
Marilyn Easton, 2011
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Seamanship: Fundamentals for the Deck Officer
This book is designed to introduce the student to some of the basic knowledge required of a naval officer. The midshipman or officer candidate must acquire and demonstrate many of the skills described in the text early in his or her career.
David O. Dodge, Stephen E. Kyriss, 1981

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DECK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term deck is used in the context of the following news items.
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AC Transit double-deck buses get 'buy' recommendation
OAKLAND -- AC Transit's test drive of a double-deck bus went well enough for directors to consider buying the $880,000 vehicles, but ... «Contra Costa Times, Jul 15»
2
704's new cocktail menu and second floor deck are worth checking …
Watch your step as you walk out to the outdoor deck overlooking The State Museum of Pennsylvania and The State Capitol. Here, guests had a ... «PennLive.com, Jul 15»
3
Report: Rusty nails caused deck collapse
We now know what caused a deck to collapse while a family was preparing to take a photo on the Fourth of July. The Town of Emerald Isle has ... «WCTI12.com, Jul 15»
4
Judge blocks Pontiac's latest try to raze Phoenix deck
A judge has thrown out a lawsuit by Pontiac in the latest round of the city's three-year legal fight to demolish the downtown Phoenix Center ... «Detroit Free Press, Jul 15»
5
Groupon gets more space, rooftop deck at River North HQ
Groupon is expanding its River North headquarters as its landlord draws up plans for a rooftop deck with views of the Chicago River and the ... «Crain's Chicago Business, Jul 15»
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Upper Deck Announces New Line of Limited-Edition Premium Art …
Upper Deck Authenticated is rolling out a new line of premium posters featuring original art from top comic artists as part of the company's new ... «PR Newswire, Jul 15»
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City activist Deck sells wedding planning business
Community activist Judy Deck has sold her wedding planning business and will retire after 19 years in early September. The last of more than ... «Great Falls Tribune, Jul 15»
8
Ludwig: Problems with a recently built deck
Last fall we had the deck boards replaced on an old outdoor deck. The old boards were 1-by-6, covered with semi-transparent stain and had ... «Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, Jul 15»
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House Dems want all hands on deck for 30-day budget
So on this vote, all hands are on deck. “People who receive services are apprehensive,” Franks said of people in his district. “People who are ... «Chicago Sun-Times, Jul 15»
10
Carnival on deck to cruise to Cuba
Carnival Cruises got the OK from U.S. authorities to operate Cuba cruises, and, assuming it gets the nod from Cuba, it could start cruising next ... «Yahoo News, Jul 15»

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