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English noun: pool

1. pool (artifact) an excavation that is (usually) filled with water


Broader (hypernym)excavation


Narrower (hyponym)cistern, natatorium, swimming bath, swimming pool, wading pool, water jump

2. pool (object) a small lake


SamplesThe pond was too small for sailing.


Synonymspond


Broader (hypernym)lake


Narrower (hyponym)fishpond, horsepond, mere, millpond, swimming hole, water hole

3. pool (group) an organization of people or resources that can be shared


SamplesA car pool.
A secretarial pool.
When he was first hired he was assigned to the pool.


Broader (hypernym)organisation, organization


Narrower (hyponym)typing pool

4. pool (group) an association of companies for some definite purpose


Synonymsconsortium, syndicate


Broader (hypernym)association


Narrower (hyponym)cartel, combine, corporate trust, trust

5. pool (possession) any communal combination of funds


SamplesEveryone contributed to the pool.


Broader (hypernym)reserve account, reserve fund


Part holonymbet, stake, stakes, wager

6. pool (object) a small body of standing water (rainwater) or other liquid


SamplesThere were puddles of muddy water in the road after the rain.
The body lay in a pool of blood.


Synonymspuddle


Broader (hypernym)body of water, water


Narrower (hyponym)billabong, mud puddle

7. pool (possession) the combined stakes of the betters


Synonymskitty


Broader (hypernym)bet, stake, stakes, wager

8. pool (location) something resembling a pool of liquid


SamplesHe stood in a pool of light.
His chair sat in a puddle of books and magazines.


Synonymspuddle


Broader (hypernym)place, spot, topographic point

9. pool (act) any of various games played on a pool table having 6 pockets


Synonymspocket billiards


Broader (hypernym)table game


Narrower (hyponym)snooker


Part holonymbreak, cannon, carom, masse, masse shot, miscue


English verb: pool

1. pool (possession) combine into a common fund


SamplesWe pooled resources.


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


Broader (hypernym)share

2. pool (competition) join or form a pool of people


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)aggroup, group









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