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pot1

 
 
pronunciation:
pat
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
phrases:
go to pot
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a deep round container made of metal, glass, or clay, used for cooking food.
 
similar words:
cooker, Dutch oven, kettle, pan, saucepan
definition 2: the contents of such a container.
a pot of stew
definition 3: the total amount of money gambled at a single time.
a card game with a twenty-dollar pot
synonyms:
jackpot, kitty, stakes
similar words:
ante, bank, bets, pool, wagers
definition 4: any of various containers that are somewhat deep and round and used for purposes other than cooking.
a flower pota chamber pot
 
similar words:
container, receptacle, vessel
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phrase: go to pot
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: pots, potted, potting
definition 1: to put into a pot.
definition 2: to preserve (food) in a pot.
similar words:
can, preserve
definition 3: to shoot (game birds that are at rest).
similar words:
shoot
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