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    sack

    sack - Dictionary definition and meaning for word sack

    Definition
    (noun) a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases
    Synonyms : carrier bag , paper bag , poke
    Definition
    (noun) an enclosed space
    Synonyms : pocket , pouch , sac
    Example Sentence
    • the trapped miners found a pocket of air
    Definition
    (noun) the quantity contained in a sack
    Synonyms : sackful
    Definition
    (noun) any of various light dry strong white wine from Spain and Canary Islands (including sherry) Definition
    (noun) a woman's full loose hiplength jacket
    Synonyms : sacque
    Definition
    (noun) a hanging bed of canvas or rope netting (usually suspended between two trees); swings easily
    Synonyms : hammock
    Definition
    (noun) a loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist
    Synonyms : chemise , shift
    Definition
    (noun) the plundering of a place by an army or mob; usually involves destruction and slaughter
    Example Sentence
    • the sack of Rome
    Definition
    (noun) the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart) Definition
    (verb) plunder (a town) after capture
    Synonyms : plunder
    Example Sentence
    • the barbarians sacked Rome
    Definition
    (verb) terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position
    Example Sentence
    • The boss fired his secretary today
    • The company terminated 25% of its workers
    Definition
    (verb) make as a net profit
    Synonyms : clear , net , sack up
    Example Sentence
    • The company cleared $1 million
    Definition
    (verb) put in a sack
    Example Sentence
    • The grocer sacked the onions
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