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(1)   A tasty mixture to be spread on bread or crackers
(2)   An adhesive made from water and flour or starch; used on paper and paperboard
(3)   Any mixture of a soft and malleable consistency


(4)   Join or attach with or as if with glue
"Paste the sign on the wall"
"Cut and paste the sentence in the text"
(5)   Cover the surface of
"Paste the wall with burlap"
(6)   Hit with the fists
"He pasted his opponent"


  1. A soft mixture, in particular:
  2. Specifically, one of flour, fat, or similar ingredients used in making pastry.
  3. Specifically, one of pounded foods, such as fish paste, liver paste, or tomato paste.
  4. Specifically, one used as an adhesive, esp. for putting up wallpapers, etc.
  5. A substance that behaves as a solid until a sufficiently large load or stress is applied, at which point it flows like a fluid
  6. A hard lead-containing glass, or an artificial gemstone made from this glass.


  1. To stick with paste; to cause to adhere by or as if by paste.
  2. To insert a piece of media(e.g. text, picture, audio, video, movie container etc.) previously copied or cut from somewhere else.
  3. To strike or beat someone or something.
    • 1943, William Saroyan, The Human Comedy, chapter 23,
      He got up and pasted Byfield in the mouth.
  4. To defeat decisively or by a large margin.