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crib

verb

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(Entry 1 of 2)

to copy an idea, a piece of writing, etc., from someone else
  • She cribbed a line or two from her favorite poet.

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crib

noun

Synonyms of crib (Entry 2 of 2)

1 as in cradle, bassinet

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3 as in box, booth

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The first known use of crib was before the 12th century

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“Crib.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/crib. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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