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Definition of carpet verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [usually passive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they carpet
    he / she / it carpets
    past simple carpeted
    -ing form carpeting
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  1. 1carpet something to cover the floor of a room with a carpet The hall was carpeted in blue.
  2. 2carpet something (with/in something) (literary) to cover something with a thick layer of something The forest floor was carpeted with wild flowers.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: carpet