HyperDic: pool

English > 11 senses of the word pool:
NOUNartifactpoolan excavation that is (usually) filled with water
objectpool, ponda small lake
grouppoolan organization of people or resources that can be shared
grouppool, consortium, syndicatean association of companies for some definite purpose
possessionpoolany communal combination of funds
objectpool, puddlea small body of standing water (rainwater) or other liquid / liquid
possessionpool, kittythe combined stakes of the betters
locationpool, puddlesomething resembling a pool of liquid / liquid
actpool, pocket billiardsany of various games / games played on a pool table having 6 pockets
VERBpossessionpoolcombine into a common fund
competitionpooljoin or form a pool of people
pool > pronunciation
Soundspuw'l
RhymesBlackpool ... Yule: 48 rhymes with uwl...
English > pool: 11 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn excavation that is (usually) filled with water.
NarrowercisternAn artificial reservoir for storing liquids / liquids
swimming pool, swimming bath, natatoriumpool that provides a facility for swimming
wading poolA shallow pool for children
water jumpA pool or stream in a steeplechase or similar contest
BroaderexcavationA hole in the ground made by excavating
Spanishcharca, estanque
Catalanestanc, estany, piscina
English > pool: 11 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningA small lake.
Synonympond
NarrowerfishpondA freshwater pond with fish
horsepondA pond for watering horses
mereA small pond of standing water
millpondA pond formed by damming a stream to provide a head of water to turn a mill wheel
swimming holeA small body of water (usually in a creek) that is deep enough to use for swimming
water holeA natural hole or hollow containing water
BroaderlakeA body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land
Spanishcharca, estanque
Catalanbassa, estany, Oceà Atlàntic
English > pool: 11 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningAn organization of people or resources that can be shared.
Examples
  • "a car pool"
  • "a secretarial pool"
  • "when he was first hired he was assigned to the pool"
Narrowertyping poolA group of typists who can work for different persons
Broaderorganization, organisationA group of people who work together
Verbspooljoin or form a pool of people
English > pool: 11 senses > noun 4, group
MeaningAn association of companies for some definite purpose.
Synonymsconsortium, syndicate
Narrowertrust, corporate trust, combine, cartelA consortium of independent organizations formed to limit competition by controlling the production and distribution of a product or service
BroaderassociationA formal organization of people or groups of people
Spanishconsorcio, sindicato
Catalanconsorci
English > pool: 11 senses > noun 5, possession
MeaningAny communal combination of funds.
Example"everyone contributed to the pool"
Partsstake, stakes, bet, wagerThe money risked on a gamble
Broaderreserve account, reserve fundfunds taken out of earnings to provide for anticipated future payments
Spanishfondo común
Verbspoolcombine into a common fund
English > pool: 11 senses > noun 6, object
MeaningA small body of standing water (rainwater) or other liquid / liquid.
Example "the body lay in a pool of blood"
Synonympuddle
NarrowerbillabongA stagnant pool of water in the bed of a stream that flows intermittently
mud puddleA puddle of mud
Broaderbody of water, waterThe part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
Spanishaguazal, charca, charco, encharcada, lagunajo, poza, pozanco, rebalsa
Catalanbassal, toll
English > pool: 11 senses > noun 7, possession
MeaningThe combined stakes of the betters.
Synonymkitty
Broaderstake, stakes, bet, wagerThe money risked on a gamble
Spanishfondo común
English > pool: 11 senses > noun 8, location
MeaningSomething resembling a pool of liquid / liquid.
Example"he stood in a pool of light"
Synonympuddle
Broadertopographic point, place, spotA point located with respect to surface features of some region
English > pool: 11 senses > noun 9, act
MeaningAny of various games / games played on a pool table having 6 pockets.
Synonympocket billiards
PartsbreakThe opening shot that scatters the balls in billiards or pool
carom, cannonA shot in billiards in which the cue ball contacts one object ball and then the other
masse, masse shotA shot in billiards made by hitting the cue ball with the cue held nearly vertically
miscueA faulty shot in billiards
NarrowersnookerA form of pool played with 15 red balls and six balls of other colors and a cue ball
Broadertable gameA game / game that is played on a table
Spanishbillar americano
Catalanbillar americà
English > pool: 11 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningcombine into a common fund.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Example"We pooled resources"
BroadershareUse jointly or in common
Spanishjuntar, mancomunar
Catalanajuntar, fer consorci, mancomunar
Nounspoolany communal combination of funds
English > pool: 11 senses > verb 2, competition
Meaningjoin or form a pool of people.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broadergroup, aggroupform a group or group together
Nounspoolan organization of people or resources that can be shared

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