HyperDic: dock

English > 12 senses of the word dock:
NOUNartifactdockan enclosure in a court of law where the defendant sits during the trial
plantdock, sorrel, sour grassany of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine
artifactdock, pier, wharf, wharfagea platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles
artifactdock, loading docka platform where trucks or trains can be loaded or unloaded
artifactdock, dockage, docking facilitylanding in a harbor next to a pier where ships are loaded and unloaded or repaired
animaldockthe solid bony part of the tail of an animal as distinguished from the hair
animaldock, bobtail, boba short or shortened tail of certain animals
VERBmotiondockcome into dock
possessiondockdeprive someone of benefits, as a penalty
possessiondockdeduct from someone's wages
contactdock, tail, bobremove or shorten the tail of an animal
contactdockmaneuver into a dock
dock > pronunciation
Soundsdaa'k
Rhymesaftershock ... woodcock: 87 rhymes with aak...
English > dock: 12 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn enclosure in a court of law where the defendant sits during the trial.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
BroaderenclosureA structure consisting of an area that has been enclosed / enclosed for some purpose
English > dock: 12 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningAny of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine.
Synonymssorrel, sour grass
Member ofRumex, genus Rumexdocks
NarrowerFrench sorrel, garden sorrel, Rumex scutatusLow perennial with small silvery-green ovate to hastate leaves
bitter dock, broad-leaved dock, yellow dock, Rumex obtusifoliusEuropean dock with broad obtuse leaves and bitter rootstock / rootstock common as a weed in North America
sheep sorrel, sheep's sorrel, Rumex acetosellasmall plant having pleasantly acid-tasting arrow-shaped leaves
sour dock, garden sorrel, Rumex acetosaEuropean sorrel with large slightly acidic sagittate leaves grown throughout north temperate zone for salad and spring greens
Broaderherb, herbaceous plantA plant lacking a permanent woody stem
Spanishacedera, romaza
English > dock: 12 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats.
Synonymspier, wharf, wharfage
Partsbollard, bittA strong post (as on a wharf or quay or ship for attaching mooring lines)
shipsideThe part of a wharf that is next to a ship
NarrowerleveeA pier that provides a landing place on a river
quaywharf usually built parallel to the shoreline
BroaderplatformA raised horizontal surface
Spanishdescargadero, desembarcadero, embarcadero, malecón, muellaje, muelle
Catalandesembarcador, moll, port
Verbsdockmaneuver into a dock
dockcome into dock
English > dock: 12 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA platform where trucks or trains can be loaded or unloaded.
Synonymloading dock
BroaderplatformA raised horizontal surface
Catalanmoll de càrrega
English > dock: 12 senses > noun 5, artifact
Meaninglanding in a harbor next to a pier where ships are loaded and unloaded or repaired; may have gates to let water in or out.
Example"the ship arrived at the dock more than a day late"
Synonymsdockage, docking facility
Part ofseaport, haven, harbor, harbourA sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
Narrowerdry dock, drydock, graving dockA large dock from which water can be pumped out
marinaA fancy dock for small yachts and cabin cruisers
Broaderlanding, landing placestructure providing a place where boats can land people or goods
Spanishdársena, dique
Verbsdockmaneuver into a dock
dockcome into dock
English > dock: 12 senses > noun 6, animal
MeaningThe solid bony part of the tail of an animal as distinguished from the hair.
Part oftailThe posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body
Broaderbody partAny part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
English > dock: 12 senses > noun 7, animal
MeaningA short or shortened tail of certain animals.
Synonymsbobtail, bob
BroadertailThe posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body
Spanishcola cortada
Catalancua tallada
Verbsdockremove or shorten the tail of an animal
English > dock: 12 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningCome into dock.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"the ship docked"
Narrowermoor, berth, wharfCome into or dock at a wharf
Broaderenter, come in, get into, get in, go into, go in, move intoTo come or go into
OppositeundockMove out of a dock
Spanishatracar
Nounsdock, dockagelanding in a harbor next to a pier where ships are loaded and unloaded or repaired
docka platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles
dockera laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
dockingthe act of securing an arriving vessel with ropes
English > dock: 12 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningdeprive someone of benefits, as a penalty.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody of something
BroaderdepriveKeep from having, keeping, or obtaining
Spanishdescontar, rebajar, reducir
Catalandisminuir, rebaixar
English > dock: 12 senses > verb 3, possession
MeaningDeduct from someone's wages.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderwithhold, deduct, recoupRetain and refrain from disbursing
Spanishrecortar
English > dock: 12 senses > verb 4, contact
MeaningRemove or shorten the tail of an animal.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymstail, bob
Broadercutseparate with or as if with an instrument
Spanishdescolar
Nounsdocka short or shortened tail of certain animals
English > dock: 12 senses > verb 5, contact
MeaningManeuver into a dock.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThe men dock the boat
Example"dock the ships"
Narrowerdry-dock, drydockManeuver (a ship) into a drydock
Broadersteer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelisedirect the course
Oppositeundocktake (a ship) out of a dock
Spanishamarrar, atracar
Catalanamarrar, atracar
Nounsdocklanding in a harbor next to a pier where ships are loaded and unloaded or repaired
docka platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles
dockera laborer who loads and unloads vessels in a port
dockingthe act of securing an arriving vessel with ropes

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