Zoo is a slightly difficult word, but we're here to help you better understand it...with EXAMPLES!
When learning new words, it's important to see how they're used, or to see them in the different contexts in which they're often used, and that's just what we'll do to help you better understand zoo (and many other English words!). By seeing different ways you can use zoo in a sentence, as well as synonyms and antonyms of zoo, you will have a much better grasp on how it should be used, and you'll feel more confortable with using it much sooner.
Below you will find the definition of zoo, followed by 1 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
(noun) - the facility where wild animals are housed for exhibition
EXAMPLES - Zoo in a Sentence
- In addition, a "zoo- mobile" would bring educational programs to their communities, and the zoo would pay for field trips for their schools. (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 1 example sentences provided below is 65.0, which suggests that "zoo" is a standard word that is understood by individuals with a high school diploma or degree, and can be found in news articles, books, magazines and other places.
We have 3 synonyms for zoo.
menagerie, wildlife park, zoological garden
We have 0 antonyms for zoo.
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
View up to 25 definitions of zoo from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (prefix) zo- + -o-
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- (None) A combining form from Gr. zwo^,n an animal, as in zoögenic, zoölogy, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- (noun) With the definite article, the Zoölogical Gardens in London: also used of any similar collection of animals.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- (noun) the facility where wild animals are housed for exhibition