marble

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈmɑːrbəl/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈmɑrbəl/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(märbəl)


Inflections of 'marble' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
marbles
v 3rd person singular
marbling
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
marbled
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
marbled
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

marble

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the [flooring, top, surface] is (entirely) marble
  2. [columns, pillars, arches] of marble
  3. a [statue, figure, monument] in marble
  4. is made [with, of] marble
  5. a mixture of marble and [quartz, granite]
  6. [sculpted, carved, shaped] from marble
  7. [built, constructed] with marble
  8. used to play marbles as a [kid, child]
  9. the children were [playing, shooting] marbles
  10. a [steely, cat's eye] marble
  11. the marbles spilled [onto, all over] the floor
  12. slang: he's lost his marbles
v
  1. marble the [kitchen, bathroom, wall, paper]
  2. marble (it) with [silver, lichen, a pattern]
  3. (how to) marble paper
  4. paper (that) has been marbled with (three, dark) colors
  5. [is, has been] marbled by hand
  6. skin was marbled by [blue veins, bruises]
  7. [veins] marbled her skin
n as adj
  1. a marble [table, kitchen, bathroom, counter, statue]
  2. marble [tops, floors, tiles, slabs]
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