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English definition of “hook”

hook

verb [T] (DEVICE)    /hʊk/
to fasten something with a hook, hang something on a hook, or catch something with a hook: He hooked the trailer (= joined it with a hook) to his car. How many salmon did you hook (= catch) this afternoon? She hooked the shoe (= lifted it with a hook) out of the water.Connecting and combiningVariety and mixturesMixing and mixtures
(Definition of hook verb (DEVICE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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