paste

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈpeɪst/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/peɪst/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(pāst)


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

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. [copy, cut] and paste
  2. paste as [formatted, plain, unformatted] text
  3. paste (it) into the [document, image, text, browser]
  4. paste the [text, selected text, image, link]
  5. paste over the [selected text]
  6. press [control and V] to paste
  7. right-click to paste
  8. paste and [combine, keep] files
  9. paste [pictures, posters, signs, warning] (up) on [the wall, lampposts]
  10. paste the wall (with)
  11. the [kids, players, spectators] were pasted with [mud, fish, paint]
  12. we pasted [the other team, our opponents] (40-4)
  13. we were pasted by [the other team]
  14. paste [down, together] the [papers, pieces]
  15. paste the [papers] [down]
n
  1. mash the [peas, ginger] into a paste
  2. mix the [powder, cocoa] into a paste
  3. [tomato, almond, puff, salmon] paste
  4. the texture of a paste
  5. a [smooth, grainy, thick] paste
  6. use paste to [join, stick] the pieces (together)
  7. is a paste eater
  8. use the paste function
n as adj
  1. is a paste eater
  2. use the paste function
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