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Synonyms of sack

Noun


1. sack, poke, paper bag, carrier bag, bag

usage: a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases

2. pouch, sac, sack, pocket, cavity, enclosed space

usage: an enclosed space; "the trapped miners found a pocket of air"

3. sack, sackful, containerful

usage: the quantity contained in a sack

4. sack, white wine

usage: any of various light dry strong white wine from Spain and Canary Islands (including sherry)

5. sack, sacque, jacket

usage: a woman's full loose hiplength jacket

6. hammock, sack, bed

usage: a hanging bed of canvas or rope netting (usually suspended between two trees); swings easily

7. chemise, sack, shift, dress, frock

usage: a loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist

8. sack, plundering, pillage, pillaging

usage: the plundering of a place by an army or mob; usually involves destruction and slaughter; "the sack of Rome"

9. dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking, termination, ending, conclusion

usage: the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)

Verb


1. sack, plunder, take

usage: plunder (a town) after capture; "the barbarians sacked Rome"

2. displace, fire, give notice, can, dismiss, give the axe, send away, sack, force out, give the sack, terminate, remove

usage: terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position; "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"

3. net, sack, sack up, clear, profit, gain, benefit

usage: make as a net profit; "The company cleared $1 million"

4. sack, encase, incase, case

usage: put in a sack; "The grocer sacked the onions"

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