Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun pocket

9 senses of pocket

Sense 1
pocket -- (a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles)
       => pouch -- (a small or medium size container for holding or carrying things)

Sense 2
pouch, sac, sack, pocket -- (an enclosed space; "the trapped miners found a pocket of air")
       => cavity, enclosed space -- (space that is surrounded by something)

Sense 3
pocket -- (a supply of money; "they dipped into the taxpayers' pockets")
       => funds, finances, monetary resource, cash in hand, pecuniary resource -- (assets in the form of money)

Sense 4
pocket -- ((bowling) the space between the headpin and the pins behind it on the right or left; "the ball hit the pocket and gave him a perfect strike")
       => space -- (an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things); "the architect left space in front of the building"; "they stopped at an open space in the jungle"; "the space between his teeth")

Sense 5
scoop, pocket -- (a hollow concave shape made by removing something)
       => concave shape, concavity, incurvation, incurvature -- (a shape that curves or bends inward)

Sense 6
air pocket, pocket, air hole -- (a local region of low pressure or descending air that causes a plane to lose height suddenly)
       => atmospheric phenomenon -- (a physical phenomenon associated with the atmosphere)

Sense 7
pocket -- (a small isolated group of people; "they were concentrated in pockets inside the city"; "the battle was won except for cleaning up pockets of resistance")
       => people -- ((plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively; "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience")

Sense 8
pouch, pocket -- ((anatomy) saclike structure in any of various animals (as a marsupial or gopher or pelican))
       => sac -- (a structure resembling a bag in an animal)

Sense 9
pocket -- (an opening at the corner or on the side of a billiard table into which billiard balls are struck)
       => opening, gap -- (an open or empty space in or between things; "there was a small opening between the trees"; "the explosion made a gap in the wall")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb pocket

2 senses of pocket

Sense 1
pocket -- (put in one's pocket; "He pocketed the change")
       => take -- (take into one's possession; "We are taking an orphan from Romania"; "I'll take three salmon steaks")

Sense 2
pocket, bag -- (take unlawfully)
       => steal -- (take without the owner's consent; "Someone stole my wallet on the train"; "This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation")

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