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English noun: pouch

1. pouch (artifact) a small or medium size container for holding or carrying things


Broader (hypernym)bag


Narrower (hyponym)belt bag, mail pouch, mailbag, pocket, sporran, tobacco pouch, waist pack

2. pouch (shape) an enclosed space


SamplesThe trapped miners found a pocket of air.


Synonymspocket, sac, sack


Broader (hypernym)cavity, enclosed space

3. pouch (body) (anatomy) saclike structure in any of various animals (as a marsupial or gopher or pelican)


Synonymspocket


Broader (hypernym)sac


Narrower (hyponym)atrial auricle, auricle, auricula, auricula atrii, auricular appendage, auricular appendix, cheek pouch, gastric mill, gizzard, marsupium, scrotum, utricle, utriculus, ventriculus


Domain categoryanatomy, general anatomy


English verb: pouch

1. pouch (contact) put into a small bag


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)bag

2. pouch (contact) send by special mail that goes through diplomatic channels


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)get off, mail

3. pouch (change) swell or protrude outwards


SamplesHis stomach bulged after the huge meal.


Synonymsbulge, protrude


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)change form, change shape, deform


Narrower (hyponym)bulk









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