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Synonyms for purse
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bag, handbag, pocketbook, purse(noun)

    a container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women)

    "she reached into her bag and found a comb"

    Synonyms:
    travelling bag, old bag, bag, dish, cup of tea, udder, wallet, pocket edition, base, pocketbook, billfold, notecase, bagful, pocket book, grip, traveling bag, handbag, suitcase

  2. purse(noun)

    a sum of money spoken of as the contents of a money purse

    "he made the contribution out of his own purse"; "he and his wife shared a common purse"

    Synonyms:
    bag, pocketbook, handbag

  3. purse(noun)

    a small bag for carrying money

    Synonyms:
    bag, pocketbook, handbag

  4. purse(verb)

    a sum of money offered as a prize

    "the purse barely covered the winner's expenses"

    Synonyms:
    bag, pocketbook, handbag

  5. purse(verb)

    contract one's lips into a rounded shape

    Synonyms:
    wrinkle

  6. purse, wrinkle(verb)

    gather or contract into wrinkles or folds; pucker

    "purse ones's lips"

    Synonyms:
    ruckle, crinkle, scrunch up, crumple, crease, crisp, scrunch, rumple, wrinkle, furrow

Wiktionary

  1. purse(noun)

    Synonyms:
    pucker

  2. purse(noun)

    To press (one's lips) in and together so that they protrude.

    Synonyms:
    coin purse, pocketbook, change purse, handbag, pucker

  3. purse(noun)

    A quantity of money given for a particular purpose.

    Synonyms:
    grant, bursary

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    bag, handbag, sac, sack, wallet, backpack, pocketbook, seine, knapsack, satchel, treasury, pocket, award, pack

How to pronounce purse?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say purse in sign language?

  1. purse

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#65224crinkle
#67686knapsack
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#154932scrunch
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