hail-v; 5 Senses

Sense Number 1: honor and praise

Many critics immediately hailed her as the next queen of pop.
The Tribune hailed her debut recording Dreamlife as outstanding.
Astronomers have been hailing the plans.
Thus, people have hailed them to be the solution to world hunger.

VerbNet: characterize-29.2,judgment-33-1-1
FrameNet: Communicate_categorization
PropBank: hail.02
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: greet enthusiastically

At the next corner a Scotch officer hailed him.
A fellow Agent hailed her from across the room and she waved in greeting.
In a horrible deep, dirty voice the beast hailed him.

VerbNet: characterize-29.2
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: hail.02
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4

Sense Number 3: call for

When was the last time you hailed a cab in downtown LA?
There they hailed a carriage, which drove the lot of them to the station.
Venus hailed a waiter carrying a tray of champagne and grabbed a glass.

VerbNet: order-60
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3

Sense Number 4: come from

Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1 HAIL FROM NP2[location]

The traveller hailed from Peelamedu in Coimbatore district.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: Mass_motion
PropBank: hail.04
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 5: precipitate, come down

Previously, during the afternoon, it had hailed ice as big as marbles.
Like most storms in August in Montana, it hailed lightning down on the mountainous landscape.
The Archenlanders hailed arrows down on them.
Beer cans hailed down on his No. 24 Chevrolet in the spring of 2004.

VerbNet: weather-57
FrameNet: Precipitation
PropBank: hail.01,hail.03
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 5