Synonyms of pocket


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


1. pocket, take

usage: put in one's pocket; "He pocketed the change"

2. pocket, bag, steal

usage: take unlawfully

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