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General dictionaries General (35 matching dictionaries)
  1. sponge: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. sponge: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. sponge: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. sponge: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. sponge: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. sponge, sponge: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Sponge, sponge: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. sponge: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. sponge: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. sponge: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. sponge: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. sponge: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. sponge: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. sponge (n.), sponge (v.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. sponge: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. sponge: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. sponge: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Sponge (band), Sponge (disambiguation), Sponge (material), Sponge (tool), Sponge, The Sponge (Seinfeld episode): Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. sponge: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  20. Sponge: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  21. sponge: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  22. sponge: Rhymezone [home, info]
  23. sponge, sponge (cake): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  24. sponge: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  25. Sponge: E Cobham Brewer, The Reader's Handbook [home, info]
  26. Sponge: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  27. Sponge: Encarta® Online Encyclopedia, North American Edition [home, info]
  28. sponge: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  29. sponge: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  30. sponge: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  31. sponge: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  32. sponge: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  33. The Sponge: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. sponge: Linda's Culinary Dictionary [home, info]
  2. Sponge: Natural Magick [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Sponge (animal), sponge: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. sponge: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]
  2. Sponge (animal), sponge: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. sponge: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. Sponge (animal), Sponge (contraceptive), sponge: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. SPONGE: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. sponge: Idioms [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Sponge: Easton Bible [home, info]
  2. Sponge: Smith's Bible Dictionary [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Sponge: Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics [home, info]
  2. sponge: Evolution Glossary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Sponge: 1960's Slang [home, info]
  2. Sponge, The Sponge: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (1 matching dictionary)
  1. sponge: Hickok Sports Glossaries [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Sponge: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (sponge)

noun:  primitive multicellular marine animal whose porous body is supported by a fibrous skeletal framework; usually occurs in sessile colonies
noun:  a porous mass of interlacing fibers the forms the internal skeleton of various marine animals and usable to absorb water or any porous rubber or cellulose product similarly used
noun:  someone able to acquire new knowledge and skills rapidly and easily ("She soaks up foreign languages like a sponge")
noun:  a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage
verb:  gather sponges, in the ocean
verb:  wipe with a sponge, so as to clean or moisten
verb:  soak up with a sponge
verb:  erase with a sponge; as of words on a blackboard
verb:  ask for and get free; be a parasite

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