|1.||[ noun ] (housing) a portable shelter (usually of canvas stretched over supporting poles and fastened to the ground with ropes and pegs)|
"he pitched his tent near the creek"
|Related terms:||shelter cabana pop_tent pavilion cottage_tent pup_tent canvas_tent umbrella_tent shelter_tent mountain_tent lean-to_tent bell_tent praetorium pyramidal_tent fly_tent tepee tupik two-man_tent backpacking_tent guy camp|
|2.||[ verb ] (housing) live in or as if in a tent|
|Synonyms:||camp encamp camp_out bivouac|
"Can we go camping again this summer?" "The circus tented near the town" "The houseguests had to camp in the living room"
|Related terms:||dwell camp camping camper camp|