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English noun: bag

1. bag (artifact) a flexible container with a single opening


SamplesHe stuffed his laundry into a large bag.


Broader (hypernym)container


Narrower (hyponym)air bag, back pack, backpack, beanbag, bladder, body bag, book bag, burlap bag, burn bag, carrier bag, carryall, drawstring bag, dust bag, envelope, feedbag, gamebag, gasbag, golf bag, gunny sack, gunnysack, haversack, holdall, human remains pouch, ice bag, ice pack, knapsack, mailbag, nosebag, packsack, pannier, paper bag, personnel pouch, plastic bag, poke, postbag, pouch, purse, ragbag, rosin bag, rucksack, sachet, sack, saddlebag, sandbag, schoolbag, shopping bag, sick bag, sickbag, skin, sleeping bag, sponge bag, sweat bag, tea bag, toilet bag, tool bag, tote, tote bag, tucker-bag, vacuum bag

2. bag (quantity) the quantity of game taken in a particular period (usually by one person)


SamplesHis bag included two deer.


Broader (hypernym)indefinite quantity

3. bag (artifact) a place that the runner must touch before scoring


SamplesHe scrambled to get back to the bag.


Synonymsbase


Broader (hypernym)baseball equipment


Narrower (hyponym)first base, home, home base, home plate, plate, second base, third, third base


Part meronymbaseball diamond, diamond, infield

4. bag (artifact) a container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women)


SamplesShe reached into her bag and found a comb.


Synonymshandbag, pocketbook, purse


Broader (hypernym)container


Narrower (hyponym)clutch, clutch bag, etui, evening bag, reticule, shoulder bag


Part holonymclasp

5. bag (quantity) the quantity that a bag will hold


SamplesHe ate a large bag of popcorn.


Synonymsbagful


Broader (hypernym)containerful

6. bag (artifact) a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes


SamplesHe carried his small bag onto the plane with him.


Synonymsgrip, suitcase, traveling bag, travelling bag


Broader (hypernym)baggage, luggage


Narrower (hyponym)carpetbag, garment bag, Gladstone, Gladstone bag, gripsack, overnight bag, overnight case, overnighter, portmanteau, weekender

7. bag (person) an ugly or ill-tempered woman


SamplesHe was romancing the old bag for her money.


Synonymsold bag


Broader (hypernym)disagreeable woman, unpleasant woman

8. bag (animal) mammary gland of bovids (cows and sheep and goats)


Synonymsudder


Broader (hypernym)mamma, mammary gland


Part meronymcow, ewe, moo-cow, nanny, nanny-goat, she-goat

9. bag (act) an activity that you like or at which you are superior


SamplesChemistry is not my cup of tea.
His bag now is learning to play golf.
Marriage was scarcely his dish.


Synonymscup of tea, dish


Broader (hypernym)activity


English verb: bag

1. bag (contact) capture or kill, as in hunting


SamplesBag a few pheasants.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)capture, catch


Domain categoryhunt, hunting

2. bag (stative) hang loosely, like an empty bag


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)droop, flag, sag, swag

3. bag (stative) bulge out; form a bulge outward, or be so full as to appear to bulge


Synonymsbulge


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)jut, jut out, project, protrude, stick out


Narrower (hyponym)protuberate

4. bag (possession) take unlawfully


ExamplesThey bag the money


Synonymspocket


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)steal

5. bag (contact) put into a bag


SamplesThe supermarket clerk bagged the groceries.


ExamplesThey bag the goods


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)pack


Narrower (hyponym)pouch









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