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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


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)


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


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)steal

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