What are some alternative words for pocket?

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

    Synonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    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"

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

  5. scoop, pocket(noun)

    a hollow concave shape made by removing something

    Synonyms:
    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

    Synonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    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)

    Synonyms:
    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

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

  10. pocket(verb)

    put in one's pocket

    "He pocketed the change"

    Synonyms:
    bag

  11. pocket, bag(verb)

    take unlawfully

    Synonyms:
    bag, bulge

Wiktionary

  1. pocket(verb)

    Of a size suitable for putting into a pocket.

    pocket dictionary

    Synonyms:
    pocket-sized, pocket-size

  2. pocket(verb)

    Referring to the two initial hole cards.

    A pocket pair of kings.

    Synonyms:
    trouser

  3. pocket(verb)

    Synonyms:
    pot

Editors Contribution

  1. trouser

    Submitted by anonymous on August 16, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pocket(n.)

    Synonyms:
    pouch

  2. pocket(v. a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. pocket(n)

    Synonyms:
    bag, sack, pouch, placket, sabretasche

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Pocket":

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How to use pocket in a sentence?

  1. Lyudmila Petrova:

    It was an absolute surprise for me but I guess every now and then you have to change up the government. I doubt it will bring a change for good. They'll probably put new faces into power but the general policy won't change, i don't know anything about the new candidate for the PM's position, they just took somebody out of their pocket, I literally don't know anything about this person, good or bad.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    Giving back some penny as donation for the welfare of the society after taking out a plenty of money from the small pocket of the masses is neither charity nor philanthropy.

  3. Aditya Sankar:

    If you told someone 15 or 20 years ago [ they would have ] something in your pocket that finds any information you seek at your fingertips, people would probably not have believed you.

  4. Norman Pardo:

    [O.J.] is a little worried because if it’s one of his pocket knives and, if it’s got his blood on it, that could make him look bad when he’s up for parole.

  5. Karl Kraus:

    What torture, this life in society! Often someone is obliging enough to offer me a light, and in order to oblige him I have to fish a cigarette out of my pocket.

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