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Definition 1: an activity that you like or at which you are superior - [noun denoting act]

Samples where bag or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • chemistry is not my cup of tea
  • his bag now is learning to play golf
  • marriage was scarcely his dish

Synonyms for bag in the sense of this definition

(bag is a kind of ...) any specific behavior

"they avoided all recreational activity"

Definition 2: mammary gland of bovids (cows and sheep and goats) - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for bag in the sense of this definition

(bag is a kind of ...) milk-secreting organ of female mammals

(... is part of bag) female of domestic cattle:

"`moo-cow' is a child's term"

(... is part of bag) female sheep

(... is part of bag) female goat

Definition 3: a flexible container with a single opening - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where bag or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he stuffed his laundry into a large bag

(bag is a kind of ...) any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)

(... is a kind of bag ) a safety restraint in an automobile; the bag inflates on collision and prevents the driver or passenger from being thrown forward

(... is a kind of bag ) a bag filled with sand; used as a weapon or to build walls or as ballast

(... is a kind of bag ) a large bag (or pair of bags) hung over a saddle

(... is a kind of bag ) a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases

(... is a kind of bag ) a small soft bag containing perfumed powder; used to perfume items in a drawer or chest

(... is a kind of bag ) a bag filled with rosin; used by baseball pitchers to improve their grip on the ball

(... is a kind of bag ) a bag in which rags are kept

(... is a kind of bag ) a small bag for carrying money

(... is a kind of bag ) a bag for carrying school books and supplies

"found just the right dictionary to fit into his schoolbag"

(... is a kind of bag ) a bag made of plastic or strong paper (often with handles); used to transport goods after shopping

(... is a kind of bag ) a bag provided on an airplane for passengers who are suffering from airsickness and need to vomit

(... is a kind of bag ) a bag serving as a container for liquids; it is made from the hide of an animal

(... is a kind of bag ) large padded bag designed to be slept in outdoors; usually rolls up like a bedroll

(... is a kind of bag ) a porous bag (usually of canvas) that holds water and cools it by evaporation

(... is a kind of bag ) small paper bag holding a measure of tea

(... is a kind of bag ) a waterproof bag for holding bathrooms items (soap and toothpaste etc.) when you are travelling

(... is a kind of bag ) a bag in which tools are carried

(... is a kind of bag ) a small or medium size container for holding or carrying things

(... is a kind of bag ) a bag made of thin plastic material

(... is a kind of bag ) either of a pair of bags or boxes hung over the rear wheel of a vehicle (as a bicycle)

(... is a kind of bag ) a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder

(... is a kind of bag ) a small cloth bag filled with dried beans; thrown in games

(... is a kind of bag ) a bag that fills with air

(... is a kind of bag ) a bag in which the body of a dead soldier is placed

(... is a kind of bag ) a bag in which students carry their books

(... is a kind of bag ) a bag into which secret documents are placed before being burned

(... is a kind of bag ) a capacious bag or basket

(... is a kind of bag ) a bag that is closed at the top with a drawstring

(... is a kind of bag ) a bag into which dirt is sucked by a vacuum cleaner

(... is a kind of bag ) the bag containing the gas in a balloon

(... is a kind of bag ) a canvas or leather bag for carrying game (especially birds) killed by a hunter

(... is a kind of bag ) golf equipment consisting of a bag for carrying golf clubs and balls

(... is a kind of bag ) a bag made of burlap

(... is a kind of bag ) a waterproof bag filled with ice: applied to the body (especially the head) to cool or reduce swelling

(... is a kind of bag ) letter carrier's shoulder bag

"in Britain they call a mailbag a postbag"

(... is a kind of bag ) a canvas bag that is used to feed an animal (such as a horse); covers the muzzle and fastens at the top of the head

(... is a kind of bag ) a bag used for carrying food

"the swagman filled his tuckerbag"

Definition 4: a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where bag or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he carried his small bag onto the plane with him

Synonyms for bag in the sense of this definition

(bag is a kind of ...) cases used to carry belongings when traveling

(... is a kind of bag ) traveling bag made of carpet; widely used in 19th century

(... is a kind of bag ) a suitcase that unfolds to be hung up

(... is a kind of bag ) a small suitcase

(... is a kind of bag ) a small traveling bag to carry clothing and accessories for staying overnight

(... is a kind of bag ) a large travelling bag made of stiff leather

(... is a kind of bag ) a small suitcase to carry clothing and accessories for a weekend trip

Definition 5: a container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women) - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where bag or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she reached into her bag and found a comb

Synonyms for bag in the sense of this definition

(bag is a kind of ...) any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)

(... is a kind of bag ) a woman's strapless purse that is carried in the hand

(... is a kind of bag ) small ornamental ladies' bag for small articles

(... is a kind of bag ) a handbag used with evening wear

(... is a kind of bag ) a woman's drawstring handbag; usually made of net or beading or brocade; used in 18th and 19th centuries

(... is a kind of bag ) a large handbag that can be carried by a strap looped over the shoulder

(bag is a part of ...) a fastener (as a buckle or hook) that is used to hold two things together

Definition 6: a place that the runner must touch before scoring - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where bag or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he scrambled to get back to the bag

Synonyms for bag in the sense of this definition

(bag is a kind of ...) equipment used in playing baseball

(... is a kind of bag ) the base that must be touched first by a base runner in baseball

(... is a kind of bag ) (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score

"he ruled that the runner failed to touch home"

(... is a kind of bag ) the base that must be touched second by a base runner in baseball

(... is a kind of bag ) the base that must be touched third by a base runner in baseball

"he was cut down on a close play at third"

(... is part of bag) the area of a baseball field that is enclosed by 3 bases and home plate

Definition 7: an ugly or ill-tempered woman - [noun denoting person]

Samples where bag or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he was romancing the old bag for her money

Synonyms for bag in the sense of this definition

(bag is a kind of ...) a woman who is an unpleasant person

Definition 8: the quantity that a bag will hold - [noun denoting quantity]

Samples where bag or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he ate a large bag of popcorn

Synonyms for bag in the sense of this definition

(bag is a kind of ...) the quantity that a container will hold

Definition 9: the quantity of game taken in a particular period (usually by one person) - [noun denoting quantity]

Samples where bag or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his bag included two deer

(bag is a kind of ...) an estimated quantity

Definition 10: put into a bag - [verb of contact]

Samples where bag or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The supermarket clerk bagged the groceries

(bag is a kind of ...) arrange in a container

"pack the books into the boxes"

(... is a kind of bag ) put into a small bag

Definition 11: capture or kill, as in hunting - [verb of contact]

Samples where bag or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • bag a few pheasants

(bag is a kind of ...) capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping

"I caught a rabbit in the trap today"

(bag belongs to category ...) the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport

Definition 12: take unlawfully - [verb of possession]

Synonyms for bag in the sense of this definition

(bag is a kind of ...) take without the owner's consent

"Someone stole my wallet on the train" "This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation"

Definition 13: bulge out; form a bulge outward, or be so full as to appear to bulge - [verb of stative]

Synonyms for bag in the sense of this definition

(bag is a kind of ...) extend out or project in space

"His sharp nose jutted out" "A single rock sticks out from the cliff"

(... is a kind of bag ) form a rounded prominence

"The starved child's belly protuberated"

Definition 14: hang loosely, like an empty bag - [verb of stative]

(bag is a kind of ...) droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness

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