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Synonyms of hives

Noun


1. urtication, urticaria, hives, nettle rash, rash, roseola, efflorescence, skin rash, hypersensitivity reaction

usage: an itchy skin eruption characterized by weals with pale interiors and well-defined red margins; usually the result of an allergic response to insect bites or food or drugs

Noun


1. urtication, urticaria, hives, nettle rash, rash, roseola, efflorescence, skin rash, hypersensitivity reaction

usage: a teeming multitude

2. hive, multitude, throng, concourse

usage: a man-made receptacle that houses a swarm of bees

3. beehive, hive, receptacle

usage: a structure that provides a natural habitation for bees; as in a hollow tree

Verb


1. hive, store, hive away, lay in, put in, salt away, stack away, stash away

usage: store, like bees; "bees hive honey and pollen"; "He hived lots of information"

2. hive, meet, gather, assemble, forgather, foregather

usage: move together in a hive or as if in a hive; "The bee swarms are hiving"

3. hive, gather, garner, collect, pull together

usage: gather into a hive; "The beekeeper hived the swarm"

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