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

9 senses of sack

Sense 1
sack, poke, paper bag, carrier bag -- (a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases)
       => bag -- (a flexible container with a single opening; "he stuffed his laundry into a large bag")

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
sack, sackful -- (the quantity contained in a sack)
       => containerful -- (the quantity that a container will hold)

Sense 4
sack -- (any of various light dry strong white wine from Spain and Canary Islands (including sherry))
       => white wine -- (pale yellowish wine made from white grapes or red grapes with skins removed before fermentation)

Sense 5
sack, sacque -- (a woman's full loose hiplength jacket)
       => jacket -- (a short coat)

Sense 6
hammock, sack -- (a hanging bed of canvas or rope netting (usually suspended between two trees); swings easily)
       => bed -- (a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep; "he sat on the edge of the bed"; "the room had only a bed and chair")

Sense 7
chemise, sack, shift -- (a loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist)
       => dress, frock -- (a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice)

Sense 8
sack -- (the plundering of a place by an army or mob; usually involves destruction and slaughter; "the sack of Rome")
       => plundering, pillage, pillaging -- (the act of stealing valuable things from a place; "the plundering of the Parthenon"; "his plundering of the great authors")

Sense 9
dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking -- (the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart))
       => termination, ending, conclusion -- (the act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement")

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

4 senses of sack

Sense 1
sack, plunder -- (plunder (a town) after capture; "the barbarians sacked Rome")
       => take -- (take by force; "Hitler took the Baltic Republics"; "The army took the fort on the hill")

Sense 2
displace, fire, give notice, can, dismiss, give the axe, send away, sack, force out, give the sack, terminate -- (terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position; "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers")
       => remove -- (remove from a position or an office)

Sense 3
net, sack, sack up, clear -- (make as a net profit; "The company cleared $1 million")
       => profit, gain, benefit -- (derive a benefit from; "She profited from his vast experience")

Sense 4
sack -- (put in a sack; "The grocer sacked the onions")
       => encase, incase, case -- (enclose in, or as if in, a case; "my feet were encased in mud")
          Phrasal Verb-> sack up#1

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