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Synonyms of purse

Noun


1. bag, handbag, pocketbook, purse, container

usage: a container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women); "she reached into her bag and found a comb"

2. purse, sum, sum of money, amount, amount of money

usage: a sum of money spoken of as the contents of a money purse; "he made the contribution out of his own purse"; "he and his wife shared a common purse"

3. purse, bag

usage: a small bag for carrying money

4. purse, sum, sum of money, amount, amount of money

usage: a sum of money offered as a prize; "the purse barely covered the winner's expenses"

Verb


1. purse, round, round out, round off

usage: contract one's lips into a rounded shape

2. purse, wrinkle, contract

usage: gather or contract into wrinkles or folds; pucker; "purse ones's lips"

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