HyperDic: sack

English > 13 senses of the word sack:
NOUNartifactsack, poke, paper bag, carrier baga bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases
shapesack, pouch, sac, pocketan enclosed space
quantitysack, sackfulthe quantity contained in a sack
foodsackany of various light dry strong white wine from Spain and Canary Islands (including sherry)
artifactsack, sacquea woman's full loose hiplength jacket
artifactsack, hammocka hanging bed of canvas or rope netting (usually suspended between two trees)
artifactsack, chemise, shifta loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist
actsackthe plundering of a place by an army or mob
actsack, dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sackingthe termination of someone's employment / employment (leaving them free to depart)
VERBpossessionsack, plunderplunder (a town) after capture
socialsack, displace, fire, give notice, can, dismiss, give the axe, send away, force out, give the sack, terminateterminate the employment of
possessionsack, net, sack up, clearmake as a net profit
contactsackput in a sack
sack > pronunciation
Soundssae'k
Rhymesaback ... zodiac: 126 rhymes with aek...
English > sack: 13 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases.
Synonymspoke, paper bag, carrier bag
Narrowerdoggie bag, doggy bagA bag for food that a customer did not eat at a restaurant
grocery bagA sack for holding customer's groceries
BroaderbagA flexible container with a single opening
Spanishbolsa
Catalanbossa de paper, bossa de plàstic, bossa
Verbssackput in a sack
English > sack: 13 senses > noun 2, shape
MeaningAn enclosed space.
Synonymspouch, sac, pocket
Broadercavity, enclosed spaceSpace that is surrounded by something
Spanishbolsa, bolsillo, saco
English > sack: 13 senses > noun 3, quantity
MeaningThe quantity contained in a sack.
Synonymsackful
BroadercontainerfulThe quantity that a container will hold
Spanishsaco, talega
Catalansac
Verbssackput in a sack
English > sack: 13 senses > noun 4, food
MeaningAny of various light dry strong white wine from Spain and Canary Islands (including sherry).
Broaderwhite winepale yellowish wine made from white grapes or red grapes with skins removed before fermentation
English > sack: 13 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA woman's full loose hiplength jacket.
Synonymsacque
BroaderjacketA short coat
English > sack: 13 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningA hanging bed of canvas or rope netting (usually suspended between two trees); swings easily.
Synonymhammock
BroaderbedA piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep
Spanishhamaca, hamaca paraguaya
Catalanhamaca
English > sack: 13 senses > noun 7, artifact
MeaningA loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist.
Synonymschemise, shift
Broaderdress, frockA one-piece garment for a woman
English > sack: 13 senses > noun 8, act
MeaningThe plundering of a place by an army or mob; usually involves destruction and slaughter.
Example"the sack of Rome"
Broaderplundering, pillage, pillagingThe act of stealing valuable things from a place
Verbssackplunder (a town) after capture
English > sack: 13 senses > noun 9, act
MeaningThe termination of someone's employment / employment (leaving them free to depart).
Synonymsdismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sacking
NarrowerSection EightA discharge from the US Army based on unfitness or character traits deemed undesirable
conge, congeeAn abrupt and unceremonious dismissal
deactivation, inactivationBreaking up a military unit (by transfers or discharges)
dishonorable dischargeA discharge from the armed forces for a grave offense (as sabotage or espionage or cowardice or murder)
honorable dischargeA discharge from the armed forces with a commendable record
removaldismissal from office
superannuationThe act of discharging someone because of age (especially to cause someone to retire from service on a pension)
Broadertermination, ending, conclusionThe act of ending something
Spanishcese, despedida, despido, destitución, liberación
Catalanacomiadament, destitució
Verbssackterminate the employment of
English > sack: 13 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningplunder (a town) after capture.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"the barbarians sacked Rome"
Synonymplunder
Entailsdestroy, ruinDestroy completely
BroadertakeTake by force
Spanishpillar, saquear
Catalanpillar, saquejar
Nounssackthe plundering of a place by an army or mob
English > sack: 13 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningTerminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
Synonymsdisplace, fire, give notice, can, dismiss, give the axe, send away, force out, give the sack, terminate
Narrowerclean outForce out
dismiss, send packing, send away, dropstop associating with
furlough, lay offdismiss, usually for economic reasons
pension offlet go from employment with an attractive pension
retiremake (someone) retire
squeeze outForce out
BroaderremoveRemove from a position or an office
Oppositehire, engage, employEngage or hire for work
Spanishdar aviso, dejar cesante, despachar, despedir, destituir, echar, exonerar, finiquitar, poder
Catalanacomiadar, despedir, destituir, fer fora
Nounssack, sackingthe termination of someone's employment / employment (leaving them free to depart)
English > sack: 13 senses > verb 3, possession
Meaningmake as a net profit.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsnet, sack up, clear
Broaderprofit, gain, benefitderive a benefit from
Similar togain, take in, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring inearn on some commercial or business transaction
net, clearYield as a net profit
Spanishdespedir, ganar neto, liquidar
English > sack: 13 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningput in a sack.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The grocer sacked the onions"
Broaderencase, incase, caseenclose in, or as if in, a case
See alsosack upmake as a net profit
Spanishensacar
Catalanensacar
Nounssacka bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases
sackthe quantity contained in a sack

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