Thesaurus

hook

Synonyms and Antonyms of hook


hook

Synonyms and Antonyms of hook

1 to cause to turn away from a straight line
  • The pitcher hooked the ball, and the batter missed.
Synonyms of hook
Words Related to hook
Antonyms of hook
2 to put or bring together so as to form a new and longer whole
  • I hooked up three short chains together to make a longer necklace.
Synonyms of hook
Words Related to hook
Near Antonyms of hook
Antonyms of hook
3 to take (something) without right and with an intent to keep
  • The monkey hooked four bananas from the basket and scampered away to enjoy them.
Synonyms of hook
Words Related to hook
Phrases Synonymous with hook

make away with, make off with, run off with, walk off with

Near Antonyms of hook
4 to take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly
  • At the clearance sale I hooked one of the few remaining digital cameras.
Synonyms of hook
Words Related to hook
Phrases Synonymous with hook

take hold (of)

Near Antonyms of hook
Antonyms of hook
5 to turn away from a straight line or course
  • Hang the bird feeder on a branch that hooks upward.
Synonyms of hook
Words Related to hook
Antonyms of hook

Learn More about hook


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up hook? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!