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Synonyms for pocket
ˈpɒk ɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pocket(noun)

    a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles

    sac, scoop, air hole, air pocket, pouch, sack

  2. pouch, sac, sack, pocket(noun)

    an enclosed space

    "the trapped miners found a pocket of air"

    dismissal, firing, hammock, sackful, air pocket, dismission, scoop, carrier bag, pouch, chemise, discharge, release, sac, sacking, paper bag, shift, sacque, air hole, theca, sack, liberation, poke

  3. pocket(noun)

    a supply of money

    "they dipped into the taxpayers' pockets"

    sac, scoop, air hole, air pocket, pouch, sack

  4. pocket(noun)

    (bowling) the space between the headpin and the pins behind it on the right or left

    "the ball hit the pocket and gave him a perfect strike"

    sac, scoop, air hole, air pocket, pouch, sack

  5. scoop, pocket(noun)

    a hollow concave shape made by removing something

    scoopful, soap, air hole, grievous bodily harm, goop, liquid ecstasy, scoop shovel, sack, air pocket, max, pouch, exclusive, sac, scoop, easy lay

  6. air pocket, pocket, air hole(noun)

    a local region of low pressure or descending air that causes a plane to lose height suddenly

    scoop, sac, air hole, air pocket, pouch, sack

  7. pocket(noun)

    a small isolated group of people

    "they were concentrated in pockets inside the city"; "the battle was won except for cleaning up pockets of resistance"

    sac, scoop, air hole, air pocket, pouch, sack

  8. pouch, pocket(noun)

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

    scoop, sac, air hole, air pocket, pouch, sack

  9. pocket(verb)

    an opening at the corner or on the side of a billiard table into which billiard balls are struck

    sac, scoop, air hole, air pocket, pouch, sack

  10. pocket(verb)

    put in one's pocket

    "He pocketed the change"


  11. pocket, bag(verb)

    take unlawfully

    bag, bulge


  1. pocket(verb)

    Of a size suitable for putting into a pocket.

    pocket dictionary

    pocket-sized, pocket-size

  2. pocket(verb)

    Referring to the two initial hole cards.

    A pocket pair of kings.


  3. pocket(verb)


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pocket(n.)


  2. pocket(v. a.)

    [Colloquial.] endure (as an affront), suffer, bear, tolerate, put up with

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pocket(n)

    bag, sack, pouch, placket, sabretasche

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    pouch, pocket-sized, enclave, jeep, handheld, niche, bag, few, ladle, hand-held, jeb, handhelds, wallet, compartment, purse

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How to use pocket in a sentence?

  1. Paul Pester:

    I have given a cast iron guarantee no customers will be left out of pocket.

  2. Andreas Hollstein:

    If you ask me whether that knife in his pocket was for me, I’d answer with a yes.

  3. Olga Rusnak:

    We spent a lot of time with industry experts and consumers testing various product ideas and this one, caffeinated strips, always came back as No. 1, people just love the idea of being able to have products that contain moderate amounts of caffeine right in your pocket, on the go.

  4. Luis Buñuel:

    If alcohol is queen, then tobacco is her consort. It's a fond companion for all occasions, a loyal friend through fair weather and foul. People smoke to celebrate a happy moment, or to hide a bitter regret. Whether you're alone or with friends, it's a joy for all the senses. What lovelier sight is there than that double row of white cigarettes, lined up like soldiers on parade and wrapped in silver paper? I love to touch the pack in my pocket, open it, savor the feel of the cigarette between my fingers, the paper on my lips, the taste of tobacco on my tongue. I love to watch the flame spurt up, love to watch it come closer and closer, filling me with its warmth.

  5. Jacob Vigdor:

    Offering a different perspective : The ultimate objective was to get money into worker's pockets, what does it matter if you work for a big restaurant chain or you work for a small restaurant chain ? The idea is this was to help put money in your pocket.

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