congee

Definitions of congee
  1. noun
    a Chinese rice gruel eaten for breakfast
    synonyms: jook
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    type of:
    gruel
    a thin porridge (usually oatmeal or cornmeal)
  2. noun
    formal permission to depart
    synonyms: conge
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    type of:
    license, permission, permit
    the act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization
  3. noun
    an abrupt and unceremonious dismissal
    synonyms: conge
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    type of:
    discharge, dismissal, dismission, firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking
    the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
  4. verb
    depart after obtaining formal permission
    “He has congeed with the King”
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    type of:
    depart, quit, take leave
    go away or leave
  5. verb
    perform a ceremonious bow
    synonyms: conge
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    type of:
    bow, bow down
    bend one's knee or body, or lower one's head
  6. noun
    (architecture) a concave molding
    synonyms: conge
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    type of:
    molding, moulding
    a decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing
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