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

9 senses of pool

Sense 1
pool -- (an excavation that is (usually) filled with water)
       => excavation -- (a hole in the ground made by excavating)

Sense 2
pond, pool -- (a small lake; "the pond was too small for sailing")
       => lake -- (a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land)

Sense 3
pool -- (an organization of people or resources that can be shared; "a car pool"; "a secretarial pool"; "when he was first hired he was assigned to the pool")
       => organization, organisation -- (a group of people who work together)

Sense 4
consortium, pool, syndicate -- (an association of companies for some definite purpose)
       => association -- (a formal organization of people or groups of people; "he joined the Modern Language Association")

Sense 5
pool -- (any communal combination of funds; "everyone contributed to the pool")
       => reserve account, reserve fund -- (funds taken out of earnings to provide for anticipated future payments)

Sense 6
pool, puddle -- (a small body of standing water (rainwater) or other liquid; "there were puddles of muddy water in the road after the rain"; "the body lay in a pool of blood")
       => body of water, water -- (the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean); "they invaded our territorial waters"; "they were sitting by the water's edge")

Sense 7
pool, kitty -- (the combined stakes of the betters)
       => stake, stakes, bet, wager -- (the money risked on a gamble)

Sense 8
pool, puddle -- (something resembling a pool of liquid; "he stood in a pool of light"; "his chair sat in a puddle of books and magazines")
       => topographic point, place, spot -- (a point located with respect to surface features of some region; "this is a nice place for a picnic"; "a bright spot on a planet")

Sense 9
pool, pocket billiards -- (any of various games played on a pool table having 6 pockets)
       => table game -- (a game that is played on a table)

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

2 senses of pool

Sense 1
pool -- (combine into a common fund; "We pooled resources")
       => share -- (use jointly or in common)

Sense 2
pool -- (join or form a pool of people)
       => group, aggroup -- (form a group or group together)

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