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Synonyms for sack

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sack, poke, paper bag, carrier bag(noun)

    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, 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, pocket, air hole, theca, liberation, poke

  3. sack, sackful(noun)

    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. sack(noun)

    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, sacque(noun)

    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, sack(noun)

    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, shift(noun)

    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. sack(noun)

    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, sacking(verb)

    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, plunder(verb)

    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, terminate(verb)

    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, clear(verb)

    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. sack(verb)

    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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sack

    plunder, pillage, ravage, waste, spoil

    spare, indemnify, protect, preserve

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sack(n.)

    bag, pouch

  2. sack(n.)

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

  3. sack(n.)

    sherry, sherry wine

  4. sack(v. a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sack(n)

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

  2. sack(v)

    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. Simon Katich:

    They( Cricket Australia) have got no option but to stand and then sack Steve Smith, Dave Warner and Darren Lehmann, they've got no option because this was premeditated and calculated at the break and those guys are in charge of Cameron Bancroft behaving the way Steve Smith did. It's a bigger problem than that, Cameron Bancroft's been instructed to do this and anyone in cricket knows the captain and coach are in control of what happens in the team.

  2. Jamille Swainson:

    I asked her to have a look inside the hessian sack and then went down on one knee, she was speechless.

  3. 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.

  4. Steve Tsang:

    They would have indicated to Carrie...that this just has to end. She didn't understand what she was doing, i think Carrie Lam's days are numbered...Beijing cannot afford to sack her right away, because that would be an indication of weakness.

  5. Remy de Gourmont:

    The human mind is so complex and things are so tangled up with each other that, to explain a blade of straw, one would have to take to pieces an entire universe. A definition is a sack of flour compressed into a thimble.

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