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Being general manager is like being the de facto owner. It's like wearing the crown of 'Restaurant Man' without being 'Restaurant Man.' You're trying to run the business, but you're running the ranch without riding the big horse.
Joe Bastianich

Meaning of "horse" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD HORSE

Old English hors; related to Old Frisian hors, Old High German hros, Old Norse hross.
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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 HORSE

horse  [hɔːs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HORSE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Horse 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 horse in English.

WHAT DOES HORSE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

horse

Horse

The horse is one of two extant subspecies of Equus ferus. It is an odd-toed ungulate mammal belonging to the taxonomic family Equidae. The horse has evolved over the past 45 to 55 million years from a small multi-toed creature into the large, single-toed animal of today. Humans began to domesticate horses around 4000 BC, and their domestication is believed to have been widespread by 3000 BC. Horses in the subspecies caballus are domesticated, although some domesticated populations live in the wild as feral horses. These feral populations are not true wild horses, as this term is used to describe horses that have never been domesticated, such as the endangered Przewalski's horse, a separate subspecies, and the only remaining true wild horse. There is an extensive, specialized vocabulary used to describe equine-related concepts, covering everything from anatomy to life stages, size, colors, markings, breeds, locomotion, and behavior. Horses' anatomy enables them to make use of speed to escape predators and they have a well-developed sense of balance and a strong fight-or-flight response.

Definition of horse in the English dictionary

The first definition of horse in the dictionary is a domesticated perissodactyl mammal, Equus caballus, used for draught work and riding: family Equidae related adjective equine. Other definition of horse is the adult male of this species; stallion. Horse is also any other member of the family Equidae, such as the zebra or ass.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO HORSE

PRESENT

Present
I horse
you horse
he/she/it horses
we horse
you horse
they horse
Present continuous
I am horsing
you are horsing
he/she/it is horsing
we are horsing
you are horsing
they are horsing
Present perfect
I have horsed
you have horsed
he/she/it has horsed
we have horsed
you have horsed
they have horsed
Present perfect continuous
I have been horsing
you have been horsing
he/she/it has been horsing
we have been horsing
you have been horsing
they have been horsing
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 horsed
you horsed
he/she/it horsed
we horsed
you horsed
they horsed
Past continuous
I was horsing
you were horsing
he/she/it was horsing
we were horsing
you were horsing
they were horsing
Past perfect
I had horsed
you had horsed
he/she/it had horsed
we had horsed
you had horsed
they had horsed
Past perfect continuous
I had been horsing
you had been horsing
he/she/it had been horsing
we had been horsing
you had been horsing
they had been horsing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

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

CONDITIONAL

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

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you horse
we let´s horse
you horse
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to horse
Past participle
horsed
Present Participle
horsing
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 RHYME WITH HORSE


coarse
kɔːs
corse
kɔːs
course
kɔːs
discourse
ˈdɪskɔːs
divorce
dɪˈvɔːs
endorse
ɪnˈdɔːs
enforce
ɪnˈfɔːs
force
fɔːs
hoarse
hɔːs
intercourse
ˈɪntəˌkɔːs
matter-of-course
ˈmætərəvˌkɔːs
morse
mɔːs
Norse
nɔːs
outsource
ˌaʊtˈsɔːs
recourse
rɪˈkɔːs
reinforce
ˌriːɪnˈfɔːs
resource
rɪˈzɔːs
sauce
sɔːs
source
sɔːs
workforce
ˈwɜːkˌfɔːs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HORSE

horse around
horse artillery
horse bean
horse brass
horse breeder
horse chestnut
horse gentian
Horse Guards
horse latitudes
horse laugh
horse mackerel
horse manure
horse marine
horse mushroom
horse nettle
horse opera
horse pistol
horse race
horse racing

WORDS THAT END LIKE HORSE

Crazy Horse
dark horse
for the worse
go from bad to worse
iron horse
Master of the Horse
put the cart before the horse
quarter horse
racehorse
remorse
rocking horse
seahorse
Tennessee Walking Horse
to get off your high horse
Trojan Horse
white horse
Whitehorse
wild horse
workhorse
worse

Synonyms and antonyms of horse in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «HORSE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «horse» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of horse
colt · dobbin · filly · gee-gee · gelding · hobby · jade · mare · moke · mount · nag · pony · stallion · steed · yearling

Translation of «horse» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HORSE

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

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

caballo
570 millions of speakers

English

horse
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

घोड़ा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حِصَانٌ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

лошадь
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cavalo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ঘোড়া
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cheval
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kuda
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Pferd
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Jaran
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

con ngựa
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குதிரை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

घोडा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

at
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cavallo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

koń
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

кінь
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cal
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

άλογο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Perd
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

häst
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hest
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of horse

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HORSE»

The term «horse» is very widely used and occupies the 1.094 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HORSE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «horse» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «horse» 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 horse

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «HORSE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word horse.
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Alan Arkin
I had a hard time treating my field as if it's horse racing, putting actors in competition against each other. I see how the industry and the studios feel it's important, but I don't really have a feeling for being in competition. I want to feel sympathetic and close to others, not opposed to them.
2
Louis Armstrong
All music is folk music. I ain't never heard a horse sing a song.
3
Saint Augustine
Will is to grace as the horse is to the rider.
4
Caitriona Balfe
I saw a documentary on the Naadam festival that happens in Mongolia during the summer. One of the features of it is a horse race across the plains that all the young men enter - some as young as 12 years old. It's such a spectacular sight. It's incredible to think that this is a tradition that has been going on for centuries.
5
Joe Bastianich
Being general manager is like being the de facto owner. It's like wearing the crown of 'Restaurant Man' without being 'Restaurant Man.' You're trying to run the business, but you're running the ranch without riding the big horse.
6
William Cavendish
But my method of the pillar, as it throws the horse yet more upon the haunches, is still more effectual to this purpose, and besides always gives him the ply to the side he goes of.
7
David Christian
Learning to domesticate the horse was a sort of energy revolution.
8
Kevin Costner
I split my time between Santa Barbara and Aspen. I live on a pretty fast horse.
9
Guy Davenport
The difference between the Parthenon and the World Trade Center, between a French wine glass and a German beer mug, between Bach and John Philip Sousa, between Sophocles and Shakespeare, between a bicycle and a horse, though explicable by historical moment, necessity, and destiny, is before all a difference of imagination.
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Paul Engle
I began to write poetry in high school, and would ride miles over sandy roads in the fine hills around Cedar Rapids, repeating the lines over and over until I had them right, making some of the rhythm of the horse help.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HORSE»

Discover the use of horse in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to horse and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Misty of Chincoteague
Nobody could capture the Phantom.
Marguerite Henry, 2012
2
War Horse
An e-book edition of War Horse with movie stills, behind-the-scenes photos, storyboards, and more!
Michael Morpurgo, 2012
3
Horse Tradin'
Here are the yarns of a true cowboy for those who have in their blood either a touch of larceny, an affection for the Old West, or better yet, both.
Ben K. Green, 2011
4
Przewalski's Horse: The History and Biology of an Endangered ...
Paper edition (1890-1, $19.95. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Lee Boyd, Katherine A. Houpt, 1994
5
Horse Owner's Veterinary Handbook
New and updated information includes: Vaccinations, drugs, and dewormers Pigeon Fever and West Nile Virus New fertility treatments and methods for monitoring estrus and pregnancy, and coverage of Mare Reproductive Loss Syndrome Foal CPR and ...
Thomas Gore, DVM, Paula Gore, James M. Giffin, MD, 2008
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Dark Horse
Elena Estes's stubborn risk-taking has cost her dearly: her job, her confidence, her career in the Miami PD and, most importantly, the life of a fellow cop.
Tami Hoag, 2010
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The Genetics of the Horse
This is the latest title in our successful series of genetics books. Reference book providing a comprehensive review of the current research in horse geneticsChapters written by international experts in the field Of worldwide relevance
Ann T. Bowling, Anatoly Ruvinsky, 2000
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White Horse: A Novel
Working at an animal testing laboratory to pay her way through college, Zoe discovers that she is pregnant at the same time the world is shattered by an apocalyptic viral outbreak that wipes out everyone she loves and genetically mutates ...
Alex Adams, 2012
9
Foundation Sires of the American Quarter Horse
Here for the first time is a digest of known information about the stallions whose descendants appear in the early volumes of the American Quarter Horse Association studbook.
Robert M. Denhardt, 1997
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Feed Your Horse Like a Horse: Optimize Your Horse's ...
Based on solid science and the author's long experience, Feed Your Horse Like A Horse illuminates the secrets of equine nutrition and points the way toward lifelong vitality for your horse.
Ph. D. Juliet M. Getty, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HORSE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term horse is used in the context of the following news items.
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Pole bending challenges both horse and rider - The Grand Island …
A knocked pole also means knocked points for a horse and rider duo in the pole bending event of the State 4-H Horse Exposition, but the pair ... «Grand Island Independent, Jul 15»
2
David Guetta blasted for wanting to bring a horse into a nightclub …
David Guetta will not walk a horse into megaclub Pacha in Ibiza after an outcry from animal lovers and fellow DJs, his rep told Page Six. «Page Six, Jul 15»
3
NC confirms 1st case of EEE after horse dies in Cumberland County
RALEIGH – A Cumberland County horse died last month after contracting Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis, a mosquito-borne disease that is ... «WNCN, Jul 15»
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Horse show: A proud tradition in Bluefield - Bluefield Daily Telegraph
“We can tell every year when the horse show comes to town, and often, as it is this year, the horse show and our Bluefield Blue Jays are in town ... «Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Jul 15»
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American Pharoah's legacy tested as racing career turns... - SI.com
... Cecil to quit as horse-racing trainer, sell stable... Close. Tweet0 Share0 Comment0 Share0 Share0 Stumble It0 Print0. More. Horse Racing ... «SI.com, Jul 15»
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Two Penn. men arrested for attempted horse sex – Metro
After Crawford picked a horse for sex, he was arrested on bestiality charges. He confessed that he has traveled the country since the 1970s ... «Metro.us, Jul 15»
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Horse racing fans upset over American Pharoah's ESPYs defeat to …
If @breederscup and/or @belmontstakes had been on ESPN then American Pharoah wins. Simple as that. Oh. And ESPN hates horse racing. «The Courier-Journal, Jul 15»
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Arabian horse show making final appearance here | Albuquerque …
Marianna Graziadio, 14, gets a friendly nudge from her horse, Kaptain Khrunch, on Wednesday. Marianna will compete in the Arabian ... «Albuquerque Journal, Jul 15»
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Del Mar opener Thursday will harken to horse racing's past - The …
After eight years of racing on Polytrack, which had been mandated by the California Horse Racing Board in 2007, safety concerns prompted the ... «OCRegister, Jul 15»
10
Stockport horse arson: Animal killed in 'callous' stable attack - Crime …
The pony belonged to a little girl who had been saving for months to buy the horse a new saddle, the Manchester Evening News reported. «The Independent, Jul 15»

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