Synonyms of dock


1. dock, enclosure

usage: an enclosure in a court of law where the defendant sits during the trial

2. dock, sorrel, sour grass, herb, herbaceous plant

usage: any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine

3. pier, wharf, wharfage, dock, platform

usage: a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats

4. dock, loading dock, platform

usage: a platform where trucks or trains can be loaded or unloaded

5. dock, dockage, docking facility, landing, landing place

usage: landing in a harbor next to a pier where ships are loaded and unloaded or repaired; may have gates to let water in or out; "the ship arrived at the dock more than a day late"

6. dock, body part

usage: the solid bony part of the tail of an animal as distinguished from the hair

7. bobtail, bob, dock, tail

usage: a short or shortened tail of certain animals


1. dock, enter, come in, get into, get in, go into, go in, move into

usage: come into dock; "the ship docked"

2. dock, deprive

usage: deprive someone of benefits, as a penalty

3. dock, withhold, deduct, recoup

usage: deduct from someone's wages

4. dock, tail, bob, cut

usage: remove or shorten the tail of an animal

5. dock, steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelise

usage: maneuver into a dock; "dock the ships"

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