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Synonyms for sack

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sack

    plunder, pillage, ravage, waste, spoil

    spare, indemnify, protect, preserve

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sack, poke, paper bag, carrier bagnoun

    a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases

    pocket, paper bag, lagger, firing, thrust, scoke, release, carrier bag, jab, poke, sacking, laggard, lick, chemise, clout, drone, sacque, hammock, trailer, slug, dismissal, punch, jabbing, pigeon berry, liberation, biff, sac, dawdler, shift, pouch, dismission, thrusting, discharge, poking, garget, sackful

  2. pouch, sac, sack, pocketnoun

    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, pocket, air hole, theca, liberation, poke

  3. sack, sackfulnoun

    the quantity contained in a sack

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

  4. sacknoun

    any of various light dry strong white wine from Spain and Canary Islands (including sherry)

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

  5. sack, sacquenoun

    a woman's full loose hiplength jacket

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

  6. hammock, sacknoun

    a hanging bed of canvas or rope netting (usually suspended between two trees); swings easily

    dismissal, liberation, mound, hammock, sackful, hummock, dismission, pouch, carrier bag, knoll, chemise, discharge, release, sac, sacking, paper bag, shift, hillock, sacque, pocket, firing, poke

  7. chemise, sack, shiftnoun

    a loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist

    pocket, paper bag, firing, liberation, duty period, shift key, release, transmutation, carrier bag, poke, sacking, displacement, faulting, chemise, switch, geological fault, teddy, sacque, shifting, hammock, break, shimmy, dismissal, sac, fault, shift, fracture, pouch, switching, discharge, work shift, dismission, transformation, slip, sackful

  8. sacknoun

    the plundering of a place by an army or mob; usually involves destruction and slaughter

    "the sack of Rome"

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

  9. dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sack, sackingverb

    the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)

    lighting, paper bag, electric discharge, firing, outpouring, pink slip, liberation, spark, judgement of dismissal, spillage, release, run, freeing, carrier bag, spill, kindling, sacking, electric arc, chemise, fire, emission, sacque, tone ending, poke, hammock, firing off, departure, arc, dismissal, press release, expelling, outlet, expiration, waiver, button, exit, judgment of dismissal, sac, pocket, shift, bagging, loss, inflammation, going, discharge, venting, pouch, handout, vent, dismission, acquittance, ignition, passing, sackful

  10. sack, plunderverb

    plunder (a town) after capture

    "the barbarians sacked Rome"

    ransack, send away, spoil, violate, foray, pillage, reave, give notice, sack up, clear, give the sack, force out, rifle, dismiss, displace, can, rape, despoil, strip, net, loot, terminate, plunder, give the axe, fire

  11. displace, fire, give notice, can, dismiss, give the axe, send away, sack, force out, give the sack, terminateverb

    terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position

    "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"

    throw out, kindle, notify, depose, advise, gouge, go off, give the axe, burn, tin, can, apprize, rout out, plunder, enkindle, give the sack, put up, end, give the bounce, evict, elicit, discount, finish, move, fire, stop, arouse, drive out, crowd out, brush off, squeeze out, give notice, open fire, usher out, displace, send packing, send word, apprise, dissolve, push aside, dismiss, give the gate, raise, clear, ignore, provoke, sack up, burn down, cease, squirt, rouse, brush aside, discharge, evoke, fuel, force out, preempt, eject, terminate, disregard, drop, send away, net

  12. net, sack, sack up, clearverb

    make as a net profit

    "The company cleared $1 million"

    discharge, earn, net, elucidate, pull in, bring in, give the axe, pass, web, assoil, can, plunder, shed light on, take in, give the sack, illuminate, light up, acquit, solve, make, fire, crystallise, realize, sack up, gain, give notice, displace, exculpate, unclutter, dismiss, crystalise, exonerate, crystalize, brighten, authorise, realise, crystallize, clear up, enlighten, nett, straighten out, force out, top, clear, sort out, terminate, send away, authorize

  13. sackverb

    put in a sack

    "The grocer sacked the onions"

    terminate, displace, give the axe, fire, can, dismiss, give notice, net, force out, send away, give the sack, sack up, clear, plunder

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sacknoun

    bag, pouch

  2. sacknoun

    spoliation, destruction, desolation, devastation, havoc, waste, ravage

  3. sacknoun

    sherry, sherry wine

  4. sackverb

    ravage, despoil, devastate, spoil, destroy, plunder, pillage, rifle, ransack, lay waste, take by storm

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sacknoun

    bag, pouch, pillage, plunder, rapine, havoc, devastation, spoliation

  2. sackverb

    devastate, plunder, pillage, ravage, despoil, loot, rapine, strip

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sack":

    bag, purse, pile, sac, bed, dismiss, odss, backpack, handbag, vandalize

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How to use sack in a sentence?

  1. Jeremy Clarkson:

    I didn't foresee my sacking, but I would like to do one last lap, so I'll go down to Surrey, and I'll do one last lap of that track before the f ****** b ******* sack me.

  2. Proverb:

    When God sends flour the devil carries off the sack

  3. Sam Aguiar:

    These prosecutors use a cost-benefit analysis and it's : do we go after a police officer for what is criminal conduct and really diligently pursue the case and get a conviction and take the risk of losing the support of our key witnesses on hundreds of other cases, or do we basically sack the case, when you bring in an independent body to come in and basically put all the resources into holding the officer accountable, that you're actually going to get a situation where a trial is put together that really does present all the evidence objectively.

  4. Education Minister Naftali Bennett:

    Terrorists will not be teachers in Israel ... I have ordered the director general of the Education Ministry to revoke the teaching licenses of all those involved and to sack them immediately.

  5. Luigi Pirandello:

    A fact is like a sack -- it won't stand up if it's empty. To make it stand up, first you have to put in it all the reasons and feelings that caused it in the first place.

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