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Definition 1: a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles - [noun denoting artifact]

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

(... is a kind of pocket ) a pocket inside of a man's coat

(... is a kind of pocket ) a pocket in rear of trousers

(... is a kind of pocket ) a flat pocket sewn to the outside of a garment

(... is a kind of pocket ) a pocket in a garment (usually below the waist) to which access is provided by a vertical or diagonal slit in the outside of the garment

(... is a kind of pocket ) a small pocket in a man's vest

(pocket is a part of ...) a flap that covers the access to a pocket

(... is part of pocket) an article of clothing

"garments of the finest silk"

Definition 2: an opening at the corner or on the side of a billiard table into which billiard balls are struck - [noun denoting artifact]

(pocket is a kind of ...) an open or empty space in or between things

"there was a small opening between the trees" "the explosion made a gap in the wall"

(... is a kind of pocket ) a pocket at the corner of a billiard table

(... is a kind of pocket ) a pocket on the side of a billiard table

(... is part of pocket) game equipment consisting of a heavy table on which pool is played

Definition 3: (anatomy) saclike structure in any of various animals (as a marsupial or gopher or pelican) - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for pocket in the sense of this definition

(pocket is a kind of ...) a structure resembling a bag in an animal

(... is a kind of pocket ) thick-walled muscular pouch below the crop in many birds and reptiles for grinding food

(... is a kind of pocket ) a small pouch into which the semicircular canals open

(... is a kind of pocket ) a small conical pouch projecting from the upper anterior part of each atrium of the heart

(... is a kind of pocket ) a pouch projecting from the top front of each atrium of the heart

(... is a kind of pocket ) a membranous pouch inside the mouth of many rodents (as a gopher)

(... is a kind of pocket ) an external abdominal pouch in most marsupials where newborn offspring are suckled

(... is a kind of pocket ) the external pouch that contains the testes

(pocket belongs to category ...) the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals

Definition 4: a small isolated group of people - [noun denoting group]

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

  • they were concentrated in pockets inside the city
  • the battle was won except for cleaning up pockets of resistance

(pocket is a kind of ...) (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively

"old people" "there were at least 200 people in the audience"

Definition 5: a local region of low pressure or descending air that causes a plane to lose height suddenly - [noun denoting phenomenon]

Synonyms for pocket in the sense of this definition

(pocket is a kind of ...) a physical phenomenon associated with the atmosphere

Definition 6: a supply of money - [noun denoting possession]

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

  • they dipped into the taxpayers' pockets

(pocket is a kind of ...) assets in the form of money

Definition 7: an enclosed space - [noun denoting shape]

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

  • the trapped miners found a pocket of air

Synonyms for pocket in the sense of this definition

(pocket is a kind of ...) space that is surrounded by something

Definition 8: a hollow concave shape made by removing something - [noun denoting shape]

Synonyms for pocket in the sense of this definition

(pocket is a kind of ...) a shape that curves or bends inward

Definition 9: (bowling) the space between the headpin and the pins behind it on the right or left - [noun denoting shape]

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

  • the ball hit the pocket and gave him a perfect strike

(pocket is a kind of ...) an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things)

"the architect left space in front of the building" "they stopped at an open space in the jungle" "the space between his teeth"

(pocket belongs to category ...) a game in which balls are rolled at an object or group of objects with the aim of knocking them over or moving them

Definition 10: put in one's pocket - [verb of possession]

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

  • He pocketed the change

(pocket is a kind of ...) take into one's possession

"We are taking an orphan from Romania" "I'll take three salmon steaks"

Definition 11: take unlawfully - [verb of possession]

Synonyms for pocket in the sense of this definition

(pocket 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"

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