(noun, verb)


1. a portable shelter (usually of canvas stretched over supporting poles and fastened to the ground with ropes and pegs)

- he pitched his tent near the creek

Definition categories: man–made, shelter

2. a web that resembles a tent or carpet

Definition categories: object, web


1. live in or as if in a tent

- The circus tented near the town

Similar word(s): bivouac, camp, encamp

Definition categories: stative, dwell, inhabit, live, populate

Sentences with tent as a verb:

- We’ll be tented at the campground this weekend.

- The sheet tented over his midsection.

- to tent a wound