(noun, verb)


1. floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)

Similar word(s): carpeting, rug

Definition categories: man–made, furnishing

2. a natural object that resembles or suggests a carpet

- a carpet of flowers

- the larvae of some moths spin a web that resembles a carpet

Definition categories: object


1. form a carpet-like cover (over)

Definition categories: stative, cover

2. cover completely, as if with a carpet

- flowers carpeted the meadows

Definition categories: contact, cover

3. cover with a carpet

- carpet the floors of the house

Definition categories: contact, cover

Sentences with carpet as a verb:

- After the fire, they carpeted over the blackened hardwood flooring.

- The builders were carpeting in the living room when Zadie inspected her new house.

- Popcorn and candy wrappers carpeted the floor of the cinema.