tee

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: Tee and teé

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English, from Old English te, from Latin te (the name of the letter T).

Noun[edit]

tee (plural tees)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter T/t.
  2. Something shaped like the letter T. Found in compounds such as tee-shirt, tee-beam, tee-frame, tee-iron, tee-headed.
    angles and tees
  3. T-shirt
See also[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
Translations[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English teen, from Old English tēon (to pull, tug, draw, drag, entice, allure, induce, lead, bring, rear, educate, attract, arrogate, bring forth, produce, restrain, betake oneself to, go, roam), from Proto-Germanic *teuhaną (to draw, lead, bring, pull, help), from Proto-Indo-European *dewk- (to pull, lead). Cognate with Eastern Frisian tja (to pull, draw), Low German teen (to draw, pull), German ziehen (to draw, pull, drag), Latin dūcō (draw, pull, lead) and Albanian nduk (to draw (out), pull up, pluck).

Verb[edit]

tee (third-person singular simple present tees, present participle teeing, simple past teed or tow, past participle teed or town)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To draw; lead.
  2. (intransitive, obsolete) To draw away; go; proceed.
Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

First attested in the 17th century with the form teaz.

Noun[edit]

tee (plural tees)

  1. (golf) A flat area of ground from which players hit their first shots on a golf hole.
  2. (golf, baseball) A usually wooden or plastic peg from which a ball is hit.
  3. (curling) The target area of a curling rink
  4. The mark at which players aim in quoits.
Derived terms[edit]
Translations[edit]
The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Help:How to check translations.

Verb[edit]

tee (third-person singular simple present tees, present participle teeing, simple past and past participle teed)

  1. (golf) To place a ball on a tee
    • 1909, Walter J. Travis, Practical Golf[1]:
      If at any hole a competitor play his first stroke from outside the limits of the teeing-ground, he shall count that stroke, tee a ball, and play his second stroke from within these limits.
Synonyms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Estonian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *tee. Cognate with Finnish tie.

Noun[edit]

tee (genitive tee, partitive teed)

  1. road, way
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

tee (genitive tee, partitive teed)

  1. tea
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

tee (??? please provide the genitive and partitive!)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter T/t.

Etymology 4[edit]

Verb[edit]

tee

  1. Second-person singular imperative form of tegema.
  2. Present connegative form of tegema.

Finnish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -eː
  • IPA(key): [ˈteː]
  • Hyphenation: tee

Noun[edit]

tee

  1. (uncountable) tea (dried leaves or buds of the tea plant, Camellia sinensis)
    Mene kauppaan ja osta 'teetä.
    Go to the supermarket and buy some tea.
  2. (uncountable) tea (drink made by infusing these dried leaves or buds in hot water)
    Haluaisitko teetä?
    Would you like some tea?
  3. (countable) tea (variety of the tea plant)
    Darjeeling on intialainen tee.
    Darjeeling is a tea from India.
  4. (uncountable, by extension) tea (any drink made by infusing parts of various other plants)
    yrttitee, kamomillatee, minttutee
    herb tea, camomile tea, mint tea
  5. (countable) tea, cup of tea (cup of any one of these drinks)
Declension[edit]
Usage notes[edit]

As the plural forms are quite rarely used and as they, with the exception of nominative, look the same as the plural forms of tie (road), it may be advisable to substitute a synonym for the word tee in those cases.

Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈteː]
  • Hyphenation: tee

Noun[edit]

tee

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter T/t.
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈteː(ʔ)]
  • Hyphenation: tee

Verb[edit]

tee

  1. Present indicative connegative form of tehdä.
  2. Second-person singular imperative form of tehdä.
  3. Second-person singular imperative connegative form of tehdä.

Tetum[edit]

Verb[edit]

tee

  1. to defecate

Võro[edit]

Noun[edit]

tee

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter T/t.