HyperDic: pocket

English > 11 senses of the word pocket:
NOUNartifactpocketa small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles
shapepocket, pouch, sac, sackan enclosed space
possessionpocketa supply of money
shapepocket(bowling) the space between the headpin and the pins behind it on the right or left
shapepocket, scoopa hollow concave shape made by removing something
phenomenonpocket, air pocket, air holea local region of low pressure or descending air that causes a plane to lose height suddenly
grouppocketa small isolated group of people
bodypocket, pouch(anatomy) saclike structure in any of various animals (as a marsupial or gopher or pelican)
artifactpocketan opening at the corner or on the side / side of a billiard table into which billiard balls are struck
VERBpossessionpocketput in one's pocket
possessionpocket, bagtake unlawfully
pocket > pronunciation
Soundspaa'kaht
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
English > pocket: 11 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles.
Part ofgarmentAn article of clothing
Partspocket flapA flap that covers the access to a pocket
Narrowerbreast pocketA pocket inside of a man's coat
hip pocketA pocket in rear of trousers
patch pocketA flat pocket sewn to the outside of a garment
slash pocketA pocket in a garment (usually below the waist) to which access is provided by a vertical or diagonal slit in the outside of the garment
vest pocketA small pocket in a man's vest
BroaderpouchA small or medium size container for holding or carrying things
Spanishbolsillo
Catalanbutxaca
Verbspocketput in one's pocket
pockettake unlawfully
English > pocket: 11 senses > noun 2, shape
MeaningAn enclosed space.
Example"the trapped miners found a pocket of air"
Synonymspouch, sac, sack
Broadercavity, enclosed spaceSpace that is surrounded by something
Spanishbolsa, bolsillo, saco
English > pocket: 11 senses > noun 3, possession
MeaningA supply of money.
Example"they dipped into the taxpayers' pockets"
Broaderfunds, finances, monetary resource, cash in hand, pecuniary resourceassets in the form of money
Spanishbolsa, bolsillo
Catalanbossa, butxaca
English > pocket: 11 senses > noun 4, shape
Meaning(bowling) the space between the headpin and the pins behind it on the right or left.
Example"the ball hit the pocket and gave him a perfect strike"
CategorybowlingA game / game in which balls are rolled at an object or group of objects with the aim of knocking them over or moving them
BroaderspaceAn empty area (usually bounded in some way between things)
English > pocket: 11 senses > noun 5, shape
MeaningA hollow concave shape made by removing something.
Synonymscoop
Broaderconcave shape, concavity, incurvation, incurvatureA shape that curves or bends inward
English > pocket: 11 senses > noun 6, phenomenon
MeaningA local region of low pressure or descending air that causes a plane to lose height suddenly.
Synonymsair pocket, air hole
Broaderatmospheric phenomenonA physical phenomenon associated with the atmosphere
Spanishbolsa de aire
English > pocket: 11 senses > noun 7, group
MeaningA small isolated group of people.
Examples
  • "they were concentrated in pockets inside the city"
  • "the battle was won except for cleaning up pockets of resistance"
Broaderpeople(plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
English > pocket: 11 senses > noun 8, body
Meaning(anatomy) saclike structure in any of various animals (as a marsupial or gopher or pelican).
Synonympouch
Categoryanatomy, general anatomyThe branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
Narrowerauricle, atrial auricle, auricula atriiA small conical pouch projecting from the upper anterior part of each atrium of the heart
auricula, auricular appendage, auricular appendixA pouch projecting from the top front of each atrium of the heart
cheek pouchA membranous pouch inside the mouth of many rodents (as a gopher)
gizzard, ventriculus, gastric millThick-walled muscular pouch below the crop in many birds and reptiles for grinding food
marsupiumAn external abdominal pouch in most marsupials where newborn offspring are suckled
scrotumThe external pouch that contains the testes
utricle, utriculusA small pouch into which the semicircular canals open
BroadersacA structure resembling a bag in an animal
Spanishbolsa, bolsillo, marsupio
Catalanbossa
English > pocket: 11 senses > noun 9, artifact
MeaningAn opening at the corner or on the side / side of a billiard table into which billiard balls are struck.
Part ofpool table, billiard table, snooker tablegame equipment consisting of a heavy table on which pool is played
Narrowercorner pocketA pocket at the corner of a billiard table
side pocketA pocket on the side / side of a billiard table
Broaderopening, gapAn open or empty space in or between things
Spanishtronera
Catalantronera
English > pocket: 11 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningput in one's pocket.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something from somebody
ModelThey pocket the money
Example"He pocketed the change"
BroadertakeTake into one's possession
Spanishembolsar, empaquetar
Catalanembossar, empaquetar, ensacar
Nounspocketa small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles
English > pocket: 11 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningTake unlawfully.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey pocket the money
Synonymbag
Broadersteal, rip off, ripTake without the owner's consent
Spanishembolsarse, embolsar, embolsillarse, robar
Catalanembutxacar, robar
Nounspocketa small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles

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