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Synonyms for dock
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dock(noun)

    an enclosure in a court of law where the defendant sits during the trial

    Synonyms:
    loading dock, dockage, pier, wharf, bob, docking facility, wharfage, sorrel, sour grass, bobtail

    Antonyms:
    undock

  2. dock, sorrel, sour grass(noun)

    any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine

    Synonyms:
    red sorrel, loading dock, bob, docking facility, pier, oxalis, wood sorrel, wharfage, rozelle, bobtail, dockage, wharf, sour grass, common sorrel, sorrel, roselle

    Antonyms:
    undock

  3. pier, wharf, wharfage, dock(noun)

    a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats

    Synonyms:
    loading dock, dockage, pier, wharf, bob, docking facility, wharfage, sorrel, sour grass, quayage, bobtail

    Antonyms:
    undock

  4. dock, loading dock(noun)

    a platform where trucks or trains can be loaded or unloaded

    Synonyms:
    loading dock, dockage, pier, wharf, bob, docking facility, wharfage, sorrel, sour grass, bobtail

    Antonyms:
    undock

  5. dock, dockage, docking facility(noun)

    landing in a harbor next to a pier where ships are loaded and unloaded or repaired; may have gates to let water in or out

    "the ship arrived at the dock more than a day late"

    Synonyms:
    docking, loading dock, dockage, pier, wharf, docking fee, bob, docking facility, wharfage, sorrel, sour grass, moorage, bobtail, tying up

    Antonyms:
    undock

  6. dock(noun)

    the solid bony part of the tail of an animal as distinguished from the hair

    Synonyms:
    loading dock, dockage, pier, wharf, bob, docking facility, wharfage, sorrel, sour grass, bobtail

    Antonyms:
    undock

  7. bobtail, bob, dock(verb)

    a short or shortened tail of certain animals

    Synonyms:
    loading dock, bob, dockage, pier, bobsleigh, shilling, wharf, wharfage, bobfloat, bobtail, docking facility, cork, bobsled, sour grass, sorrel, bobber

    Antonyms:
    undock

  8. dock(verb)

    come into dock

    "the ship docked"

    Synonyms:
    bob, tail

    Antonyms:
    undock

  9. dock(verb)

    deprive someone of benefits, as a penalty

    Synonyms:
    bob, tail

    Antonyms:
    undock

  10. dock(verb)

    deduct from someone's wages

    Synonyms:
    bob, tail

    Antonyms:
    undock

  11. dock, tail, bob(verb)

    remove or shorten the tail of an animal

    Synonyms:
    bobsled, dog, chase after, curtsy, tail, bob, tag, track, chase, trail, go after, give chase

    Antonyms:
    undock

  12. dock(verb)

    maneuver into a dock

    "dock the ships"

    Synonyms:
    bob, tail

    Antonyms:
    undock

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. dock

    Synonyms:
    curtail, lop, abbreviate, prune

    Antonyms:
    grow, elongate, nourish, prolong, train, coax

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dock(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    curtail, clip, cut short

  2. dock(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    shorten, lessen, deduct from

  3. dock(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    put into a dock (as a vessel)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dock(n)

    Synonyms:
    wharf, pier, jetty

  2. dock(v)

    Synonyms:
    curtail, deduct from, lessen

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    wharf, quai, pier, quay, docks, cale, dockside, docking, port, mating, berth, jetty, platform, wharves, coupler

How to pronounce dock?

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How to say dock in sign language?

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How to use dock in a sentence?

  1. Gina Ford:

    We had a 20- to 25-foot zone to expand the previous riverside dock and to connect that land under existing bridges, we wanted to give pedestrians a way to travel along the river without needing to cross a street.

  2. Vincent Cochetel:

    To leave people who have fled war and violence in Libya on the high seas in this weather would be to inflict suffering upon suffering, they must be immediately allowed to dock, and allowed to receive much-needed humanitarian aid.

  3. Christoph Horstel:

    I spoke to the coordinator of the ship and he said it is sure we will dock in the port.

  4. Joel Dunn:

    They're sort of symbols for the Chesapeake Bay in a sense and a symbol for what the environmental movement can do when they put their minds to it, to be able to see them on every dock, post and shipwreck in the Chesapeake is heartening and a story of great educational value for the public at large.

  5. Omran Al-Zwie:

    An oil tanker was supposed to dock at the port this morning, but the weather was against this. We will wait until the weather allows us to go ahead.


Translations for dock

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  • قفص الاتهامArabic
  • орязвам, репей, лапад, док, подсъдима скамейка, подрязвамBulgarian
  • lopuch, šťovík, dok, lavice obžalovaných, srazit, přistátCzech
  • kupierenGerman
  • acoplamiento, desrabotar, descolar, desrabar, muelleSpanish
  • nasaBasque
  • takiainen, hännäntynkä, kiinnityskohta, typistää, leikata, telakoida, liittäminen, piste, tokka, alentaa, kiinnittyä, telakka, puoli, satama-allas, vähentää, telakoitua, telakointi, hierakka, hännäntyvi, pollari, aitioFinnish
  • darse, socleFrench
  • stáisiún nasctha, copóg, leaba nascthaIrish
  • מעגן, עגןHebrew
  • dokkHungarian
  • ドック, 羊蹄, 船渠, 牛蒡, 酸葉Japanese
  • paewhenua, paenehua, runa, wāpuMāori
  • klit, dok, beklaagdenbank, couperenDutch
  • стыковка, док, щавель, причалRussian
  • kuperaSwedish
  • bến tàuVietnamese
  • 码头Chinese

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