pipe

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈpaɪp/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/paɪp/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(pīp)


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

pipe

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [copper, PVC] pipe
  2. [rusty, lead, metal] pipes
  3. the copper pipes were stripped from the [building, house]
  4. the pipes connected to
  5. a pipe that [runs, goes] to
  6. a pipe that [runs] through
  7. a pipe that carries
  8. a [sewer, water, drainage] pipe
  9. [weld, join] two pipes (together)
  10. [fix, replace] the exhaust pipe (on the car)
  11. the car's exhaust pipe
  12. [attacked, beat, hit] with a (lead) pipe
  13. filled his pipe with tobacco
  14. slang: put that in your pipe and smoke it!
  15. music: was playing the pipes
  16. made out of pipe cleaners
  17. use a pipe cutter
  18. different pipe fittings
  19. plays the pipe organ
  20. an album of pipe music
  21. but that's just a pipe dream
  22. a pouch of pipe tobacco
v
  1. pipe [oil, gas]
  2. pipe [oil] [underground, under the ocean, to France]
  3. pipe [gas] from [Russia to Spain]
  4. pipe [gas] [to, into] [Russia]
  5. piping a [tune, song, piece of music]
  6. piping a [merry, haunting, classical] [tune]
  7. pipe [music, notes, sounds] into the room
  8. pipe (the) frosting [on, onto] the [cake, cupcakes]
  9. pipe smells [into, around]
  10. piping [orders, instructions, commands]
  11. the [principal, coach, drill instructor] piped [orders]
  12. he piped up [in class, during the presentation]
  13. piped up with an [idea, answer, objection]
  14. [why don't you, would you please] pipe down
n as adj
  1. made out of pipe cleaners
  2. use a pipe cutter
  3. different pipe fittings
  4. a pouch of pipe tobacco
  5. plays the pipe organ
  6. an album of pipe music
  7. but that's just a pipe dream
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