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Definition 1: metal or earthenware cooking vessel that is usually round and deep; often has a handle and lid - [noun denoting artifact]

(pot is a kind of ...) an object used as a container (especially for liquids)

(pot is a kind of ...) a kitchen utensil made of material that does not melt easily; used for cooking

(... is a kind of pot ) a large pot for making coffee or tea

(... is a kind of pot ) pot for brewing tea; usually has a spout and handle

(... is a kind of pot ) a pot used for preparing soup stock

(... is a kind of pot ) a cooking pot that has handles on either side and tight fitting lid; used for stewing or boiling

(... is a kind of pot ) a pot that holds 2 quarts

(... is a kind of pot ) a large pot especially one with legs used e.g. for cooking soup

(... is a kind of pot ) a metal pot for stewing or boiling; usually has a lid

(... is a kind of pot ) iron or earthenware cooking pot; used for stews

(... is a kind of pot ) a large metal pot (12 gallon camp kettle) for cooking; used in military camps

(... is a kind of pot ) tall pot in which coffee is brewed

(... is a kind of pot ) a very large pot that is used for boiling

Definition 2: a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for pot in the sense of this definition

(pot is a kind of ...) a fixture for the distribution and use of water in a building

(... is a kind of pot ) a toilet that relies on bacteria to break down waste matter (instead of using water)

(... is a kind of pot ) a toilet that is cleaned of waste by the flow of water through it

(... is a kind of pot ) toilet consisting of a small seat used by young children

(pot is a part of ...) the bowl of a toilet that can be flushed with water

(pot is a part of ...) the hinged seat on a toilet

(... is part of pot) a room (as in a residence) containing a bathtub or shower and usually a washbasin and toilet

(... is part of pot) a room or building equipped with one or more toilets

Definition 3: a resistor with three terminals, the third being an adjustable center terminal; used to adjust voltages in radios and TV sets - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for pot in the sense of this definition

(pot is a kind of ...) resistors connected in series across a voltage source; used to obtain a desired fraction of the voltage

Definition 4: street names for marijuana - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for pot in the sense of this definition

(pot is a kind of ...) the most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect

Definition 5: a container in which plants are cultivated - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for pot in the sense of this definition

(pot 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 pot ) a decorative pot for house plants

Definition 6: slang for a paunch - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for pot in the sense of this definition

(pot is a kind of ...) a protruding abdomen

(pot is used in the usage domain ...) a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)

"they don't speak our lingo"

Definition 7: the cumulative amount involved in a game (such as poker) - [noun denoting possession]

Synonyms for pot in the sense of this definition

(pot is a kind of ...) the money risked on a gamble

(pot belongs to category ...) any of various card games in which players bet that they hold the highest-ranking hand

Definition 8: the quantity contained in a pot - [noun denoting quantity]

Synonyms for pot in the sense of this definition

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

Definition 9: (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent - [noun denoting quantity]

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

  • a batch of letters
  • a deal of trouble
  • a lot of money
  • he made a mint on the stock market
  • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
  • it must have cost plenty
  • a slew of journalists
  • a wad of money

Synonyms for pot in the sense of this definition

(pot is a kind of ...) an indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude

(... is a kind of pot ) an overwhelming number or amount

"a flood of requests" "a torrent of abuse"

(... is a kind of pot ) a mass of hay piled up in a barn for preservation

Definition 10: plant in a pot - [verb of contact]

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

  • He potted the palm

(pot is a kind of ...) fix or set securely or deeply

"He planted a knee in the back of his opponent" "The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum"

(... is a kind of pot ) put in a new, usually larger, pot

"The plant had grown and had to be repotted"

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