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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)


Editors Contribution

  1. trouser

    Submitted by anonymous on August 16, 2020  

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. Ernest Marshall:

    The patients that walk through our doors have already dealt with so many obstacles : many have traveled long distances to get their abortion, they’ve had to take time away from work, usually unpaid, find childcare and transportation, and figure out how to pay out-of-pocket for care that is n’t covered by their insurance.

  2. Probarb:

    Allowances cut from their salary will be recovered indirectly by them from the public's pocket only so they will not lose anything.

  3. Hanim Ozgul:

    I started feeling pain in my stomach and abdomen and they could never find a reason, later I went to another hopsital. The doctor said that my body had an inflammation. Later they told me to have an X-ray. When the X-ray machine started up it became beeping and a doctor said to me: ‘You have scissors in your pocket.’.

  4. Eddie Murphy:

    He( Rudy Ray Moore) is just a great inspirational character. He believes in himself, that's what his biggest thing is, as crude as his movies were, he made them out of his pocket, and he had to do everything himself and come in from the back door.

  5. Harry Kazianis:

    While The Trump strategy may work, my great fear is that North Korea will do what North Korea has always done : Pocket the concessions and economic aid and never give up North Korea nuclear weapons.

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