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NOUN (4)

1. any mixture of a soft and malleable consistency;

2. a hard, brilliant lead glass that is used in making artificial jewelry;

3. an adhesive made from water and flour or starch; used on paper and paperboard;
[syn: paste, library paste]

4. a tasty mixture to be spread on bread or crackers or used in preparing other dishes;
[syn: spread, paste]


VERB (3)

1. join or attach with or as if with glue;
- Example: "paste the sign on the wall"
- Example: "cut and paste the sentence in the text"
[syn: glue, paste]

2. hit with the fists;
- Example: "He pasted his opponent"

3. cover the surface of;
- Example: "paste the wall with burlap"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Paste \Paste\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pasted; p. pr. & vb. n. Pasting.] To unite with paste; to fasten or join by means of paste. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Paste \Paste\ (p[=a]st), n. [OF. paste, F. p[^a]te, L. pasta, fr. Gr. ? barley broth; cf. ? barley porridge, ? sprinkled with salt, ? to sprinkle. Cf. Pasty, n., Patty.] 1. A soft composition, as of flour moistened with water or milk, or of earth moistened to the consistence of dough, as in making potter's ware. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically, in cookery, a dough prepared for the crust of pies and the like; pastry dough. [1913 Webster] 3. A kind of cement made of flour and water, starch and water, or the like, -- used for uniting paper or other substances, as in bookbinding, etc., -- also used in calico printing as a vehicle for mordant or color. [1913 Webster] 4. A highly refractive vitreous composition, variously colored, used in making imitations of precious stones or gems. See Strass. [1913 Webster] 5. A soft confection made of the inspissated juice of fruit, licorice, or the like, with sugar, etc. [1913 Webster] 6. (Min.) The mineral substance in which other minerals are imbedded. [1913 Webster] Paste eel (Zool.), the vinegar eel. See under Vinegar. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

paste n 1: any mixture of a soft and malleable consistency 2: a hard, brilliant lead glass that is used in making artificial jewelry 3: an adhesive made from water and flour or starch; used on paper and paperboard [syn: paste, library paste] 4: a tasty mixture to be spread on bread or crackers or used in preparing other dishes [syn: spread, paste] v 1: join or attach with or as if with glue; "paste the sign on the wall"; "cut and paste the sentence in the text" [syn: glue, paste] 2: hit with the fists; "He pasted his opponent" 3: cover the surface of; "paste the wall with burlap"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

269 Moby Thesaurus words for "paste": Italian paste, adherent, adhesive, admixture, agglutinate, albumen, alloy, amalgam, bang, barnacle, bash, baste, bat, batter, beat, belabor, belt, biff, bijouterie, bind, blank, blend, bonk, bonnyclabber, box, bramble, bravery, braze, brier, buffet, bulldog, bulldoze, burr, bust, butter, cataplasm, cement, cheat, chiffon, clabber, clap, clinquant, clip, clobber, clout, clump, coldcock, combination, combo, commixture, composite, composition, compound, concoction, confection, cornstarch, costume jewelry, counterfeit, crack, cream, crush, curd, cut, dash, deal, deal a blow, decal, decalcomania, deck, defeat utterly, dental pulp, dough, drub, dummy, dumpling, egg white, ensemble, fake, fakement, fedellini, festoons, fetch, fetch a blow, fettuccine, finery, flail, flap, folderol, foofaraw, forgery, frame-up, fraud, frilliness, frilling, frills, frills and furbelows, frippery, froufrou, fuse, fuss, gaiety, gaudery, gaum, gel, gelatin, gilding, gilt, gingerbread, glair, glass, glop, glue, gluten, goo, gook, goop, gruel, gum, gumbo, gunk, hammer, haymaker, hit, hit a clip, hoax, ice, imitation, immixture, impostor, intermixture, jab, jam, jell, jelly, jewelry, junk, junk jewelry, knaydlach, knock, knock cold, knock down, knock out, lambaste, larrup, lasagne, leech, let have it, limpet, loblolly, macaroni, magma, mash, matzo balls, maul, mixture, mock, molasses, mucilage, mucus, mush, noodles, overbear, overwhelm, pap, paper pulp, pasta, patter, pelt, phony, pinchbeck, pith, plaster, plunk, poke, pommel, porridge, poultice, pound, prickle, pudding, pulp, pulp lead, pulpwood, pulverize, pummel, punch, puree, put-on, put-up job, putty, rag pulp, rap, ravioli, remora, rip-off, rob, sauce, scatter pins, schmear, semifluid, semiliquid, sham, shellac, shoddy, shut out, simulacrum, size, skunk, slam, sledgehammer, slog, slug, smack, smash, smear, smite, snap, snow under, soak, sock, solder, soup, spaetzle, spaghetti, spaghettini, spank, sponge, squash, starch, steamroller, stick together, sticker, sticky mess, strike, strike at, sulfate pulp, sulfite pulp, superfluity, swack, swat, swindle, swipe, syrup, thorn, thrash, thresh, thump, thwack, tinsel, trappings, treacle, trickery, trumpery, vermicelli, wallop, weld, whack, wham, whelm, whip, white lead, whited sepulcher, whitewash, whomp, whop, won ton, wood pulp, yerk, ziti
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

copy and paste cut and paste paste (Or "cut and paste", after the paper, scissors and glue method of document production) The system supported by most document editing applications (e.g. text editors) and most operating systems that allows you to select a part of the document and then save it in a temporary buffer (known variously as the "clipboard", "cut buffer", "kill ring"). A "copy" leaves the document unchanged whereas a "cut" deletes the selected part. A "paste" inserts the data from the clipboard at the current position in the document (usually replacing any currently selected data). This may be done more than once, in more than one position and in different documents. More sophisticated operating systems support copy and paste of different data types between different applications, possibly with automatic format conversion, e.g from rich text to plain ASCII. GNU Emacs uses the terms "kill" instead of "cut" and "yank" instead of "paste" and data is stored in the "kill ring". [Origin? Macintosh? Xerox?] (1998-07-01)