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pocket

pock·et

pocket

 
 
pronunciation:
pa kiht
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, verb
phrases:
in one's pocket
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small piece of material, open at the top and sewn onto clothing. A pocket forms a bag for keeping small objects.
Ben keeps his house key in his pants pocket.
similar words:
bag, envelope, fold, pouch, purse
definition 2: a space in the earth that contains ore.
The miners found a pocket of silver near the river.
similar words:
deposit, lode, vein
phrase: in one's pocket
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: small enough in size or amount to carry in a pocket.
My grandfather carries a pocket watch.
similar words:
compact, diminutive, miniature, portable
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: pocketed, pocketing, pockets
definition: to put into one's pocket.
She pocketed the change.
similar words:
pouch
derivations: pocketable (adj.), pocketless (adj.), pocketlike (adj.)
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