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pocket

pock·et

pocket

 
pronunciation:
pa kiht
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, transitive verb
phrases:
in one's pocket, line one's pockets
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small saclike piece of material, open at the top and sewn onto a garment to form a pouch for keeping coins and other small objects.
similar words:
bag, envelope, fold, pouch, purse
definition 2: a hollow pouch; cavity.
synonyms:
cavity, hollow
similar words:
concavity, hole, pouch, receptacle, recess, sac
definition 3: anything resembling a pouch or cavity.
synonyms:
cavity, pouch
similar words:
compartment, cranny, hole, hollow, nook, recess
definition 4: a separate, isolated space or group.
Pockets of resistance remained after the main fighting was over.
similar words:
area, patch, spot, zone
definition 5: a cavity in the earth that contains ore.
similar words:
deposit, lode, vein
phrase: in one's pocket
phrase: line one's pockets
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: small enough in size or amount to carry in a pocket.
a pocket watchpocket money
synonyms:
pocket-size
similar words:
compact, diminutive, miniature, portable, vest-pocket
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: pocketed, pocketing, pockets
definition 1: to put into one's pocket.
similar words:
pouch
definition 2: to take possession of, esp. dishonestly.
He pocketed the money intended for the new school.
synonyms:
appropriate, misappropriate
similar words:
acquire, embezzle, grab, lift, obtain, palm, peculate, pilfer, steal, take
definition 3: to confine by surrounding.
chocolate pocketed in flaky crust
synonyms:
envelop, surround
similar words:
cover, encase, enclose, enfold, hem, wrap
derivations: pocketable (adj.), pocketless (adj.), pocketlike (adj.)
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