- 1. pocket, pouch
- usage: a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles
- 2. pouch, sac, sack, pocket, cavity, enclosed space
- usage: an enclosed space; "the trapped miners found a pocket of air"
- 3. pocket, funds, finances, monetary resource, cash in hand, pecuniary resource
- usage: a supply of money; "they dipped into the taxpayers' pockets"
- 4. pocket, space
- usage: (bowling) the space between the headpin and the pins behind it on the right or left; "the ball hit the pocket and gave him a perfect strike"
- 5. scoop, pocket, concave shape, concavity, incurvation, incurvature
- usage: a hollow concave shape made by removing something
- 6. air pocket, pocket, air hole, atmospheric phenomenon
- usage: a local region of low pressure or descending air that causes a plane to lose height suddenly
- 7. pocket, people
- usage: a small isolated group of people; "they were concentrated in pockets inside the city"; "the battle was won except for cleaning up pockets of resistance"
- 8. pouch, pocket, sac
- usage: (anatomy) saclike structure in any of various animals (as a marsupial or gopher or pelican)
- 9. pocket, opening, gap
- usage: an opening at the corner or on the side of a billiard table into which billiard balls are struck
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- 1. pocket, take
- usage: put in one's pocket; "He pocketed the change"
- 2. pocket, bag, steal
- usage: take unlawfully
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