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English noun: pocket

1. pocket (artifact) a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles


Broader (hypernym)pouch


Narrower (hyponym)breast pocket, hip pocket, patch pocket, slash pocket, vest pocket


Part holonympocket flap


Part meronymgarment

2. pocket (shape) an enclosed space


SamplesThe trapped miners found a pocket of air.


Synonymspouch, sac, sack


Broader (hypernym)cavity, enclosed space

3. pocket (possession) a supply of money


SamplesThey dipped into the taxpayers' pockets.


Broader (hypernym)cash in hand, finances, funds, monetary resource, pecuniary resource

4. pocket (shape) (bowling) the space between the headpin and the pins behind it on the right or left


SamplesThe ball hit the pocket and gave him a perfect strike.


Broader (hypernym)space


Domain categorybowling

5. pocket (shape) a hollow concave shape made by removing something


Synonymsscoop


Broader (hypernym)concave shape, concavity, incurvation, incurvature

6. pocket (phenomenon) a local region of low pressure or descending air that causes a plane to lose height suddenly


Synonymsair hole, air pocket


Broader (hypernym)atmospheric phenomenon

7. pocket (group) a small isolated group of people


SamplesThey were concentrated in pockets inside the city.
The battle was won except for cleaning up pockets of resistance.


Broader (hypernym)people

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


Synonymspouch


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

9. pocket (artifact) an opening at the corner or on the side of a billiard table into which billiard balls are struck


Broader (hypernym)gap, opening


Narrower (hyponym)corner pocket, side pocket


Part meronymbilliard table, pool table, snooker table


English verb: pocket

1. pocket (possession) put in one's pocket


SamplesHe pocketed the change.


ExamplesThey pocket the money


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something from somebody


Broader (hypernym)take

2. pocket (possession) take unlawfully


ExamplesThey pocket the money


Synonymsbag


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)steal









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