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(noun, verb)


There are 9 meanings of the word Hatch.

How to pronounce hatch:


Hatch - as a noun

The production of young from an egg

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Shading consisting of multiple crossing lines

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A sloping rear car door that is lifted to open

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
hatchback25hatchback doorliftgate12

A movable barrier covering a hatchway

Hypernyms (Closely Related)
movable barrier
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Hatch - as a verb

Emerge from the eggs

Example: "Young birds, fish, and reptiles hatch"

Devise or invent

Example: "He thought up a plan to get rich quickly"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
concoct13dream upthink ofthink up
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
create by mental actcreate mentally
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Inlay with narrow strips or lines of a different substance such as gold or silver, for the purpose of decorating

Draw, cut, or engrave lines, usually parallel, on metal, wood, or paper

Example: "Hatch the sheet"

Sit on (eggs)

Example: "Birds brood"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Example Sentences

"The mother bird will soon hatch her eggs."
"We watched as the baby chicks hatched from their shells."
"The dinosaur eggs took a long time to hatch."
"The snake silently waited for its prey to hatch."
"He was excited to see what would hatch from the mysterious eggs."
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Word Game Points

Is HATCH a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, hatch is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

HATCH has a SCRABBLE points total of 13.

Is HATCH a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, hatch is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
HATCH has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 12.

Is HATCH a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, hatch is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
HATCH has a WORDFEUD points total of 14.

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