Tent vs Gazebo - What's the difference?

tent | gazebo |


As nouns the difference between tent and gazebo

is that tent is a pavilion or portable lodge consisting of skins, canvas, or some strong cloth, stretched and sustained by poles, used for sheltering persons from the weather or tent can be (archaic|uk|scotland|dialect) attention; regard, care or tent can be (medicine) a roll of lint or linen, or a conical or cylindrical piece of sponge or other absorbent, used chiefly to dilate a natural canal, to keep open the orifice of a wound, or to absorb discharges or tent can be (archaic) a kind of wine of a deep red color, chiefly from galicia or malaga in spain; called also tent wine, and tinta while gazebo is a belvedere, either a type of summer-house or a roofed, detached porch-like structure, usually in a yard, park or lawn.

As a verb tent

is to go camping or tent can be (archaic|uk|scotland|dialect) to attend to; to heed; hence, to guard; to hinder or tent can be (medicine|sometimes|figurative) to probe or to search with a tent; to keep open with a tent.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

tent

English

(wikipedia tent)

Etymology 1

(etyl) .

Noun

(en noun)
  • A pavilion or portable lodge consisting of skins, canvas, or some strong cloth, stretched and sustained by poles, used for sheltering persons from the weather.
  • (archaic) The representation of a tent used as a bearing.
  • Derived terms
    * bender tent * fold one's tent * tent bed * tent caterpillar

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To go camping.
  • We’ll be tented at the campground this weekend.
  • (cooking) To prop up aluminum foil in an inverted "V" (reminiscent of a pop-up tent) over food to reduce splatter, before putting it in the oven.
  • To form into a tent-like shape.
  • The sheet tented over his midsection.

    See also

    * camp * lean-to * tarp

    Etymology 2

    (etyl) .

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (archaic, UK, Scotland, dialect) To attend to; to heed; hence, to guard; to hinder.
  • (Halliwell)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (archaic, UK, Scotland, dialect) Attention; regard, care.
  • (Lydgate)
  • (archaic) Intention; design.
  • (Halliwell)

    Etymology 3

    (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (medicine) A roll of lint or linen, or a conical or cylindrical piece of sponge or other absorbent, used chiefly to dilate a natural canal, to keep open the orifice of a wound, or to absorb discharges.
  • (medicine) A probe for searching a wound.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • (medicine, sometimes, figurative) To probe or to search with a tent; to keep open with a tent.
  • to tent a wound
  • * Shakespeare
  • I'll tent him to the quick.

    Etymology 4

    (etyl) . More at tinge, tint, tinto.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (archaic) A kind of wine of a deep red color, chiefly from Galicia or Malaga in Spain; called also tent wine, and tinta.
  • (Webster 1913)

    Anagrams

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    gazebo

    English

    (wikipedia gazebo)

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • A belvedere, either a type of summer-house or a roofed, detached porch-like structure, usually in a yard, park or lawn.