how to pronounce sheathe


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the above transcription of sheathe is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

sheathe is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of sheathe in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… perfect the sheathe asks so my drive to …”

meanings of sheathe


  1. To put (something such as a knife or sword) into a sheath.
  2. To relieve the harsh or painful effect of (a drug, a poison, etc.).
  3. To provide (a sword, etc.) with a sheath.
  4. To encase (something) with a protective covering.
  5. Of an animal: to draw back or retract (a body part) into the body, such as claws into a paw.
  6. To thrust (a sharp object like a sword, a claw, or a tusk) into something.
  7. To abandon or cease (animosity, etc.).

sheathe frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sheathe occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics sheathe can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that sheathe can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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