castle

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkɑːsəl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkæsəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kasəl, käsəl)


Inflections of 'castle' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
castles
v 3rd person singular
castling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
castled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
castled
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

castle

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [medieval, ancient, lost, modern] castle
  2. the [King's, Duke's] castle
  3. the castle of the [king]
  4. (thinks he's) king of the castle
  5. [build, make] a sand castle
  6. [jump, play] on a bouncy castle
  7. [siege, storm, attack] the castle
  8. was seen [entering, leaving] the castle
  9. a castle in [France]
  10. a castle on a [rock, hill, cliff]
  11. (building) castles in the sky
  12. a man's home is his castle
  13. the castle in chess
n as adj
  1. in the castle [gardens, courtyard, grounds, gates]
  2. the castle [walls, defenses, garrison]
v
  1. castle in [chess, a chess game]
  2. castled his king
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