Synonyms for dock

Synonyms for (noun) dock

Synonyms: bob, bobtail, dock

Definition: a short or shortened tail of certain animals

Similar words: tail

Definition: the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body


Synonyms: dock

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

Similar words: body part

Definition: any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity


Synonyms: dock, dockage, docking facility

Definition: 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

Usage: the ship arrived at the dock more than a day late

Similar words: landing, landing place

Definition: structure providing a place where boats can land people or goods


Synonyms: dock

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

Similar words: enclosure

Definition: a structure consisting of an area that has been enclosed for some purpose


Synonyms: dock, loading dock

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

Similar words: platform

Definition: a raised horizontal surface

Usage: the speaker mounted the platform


Synonyms: pier, dock, wharf, wharfage

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

Similar words: platform

Definition: a raised horizontal surface

Usage: the speaker mounted the platform


Synonyms: sorrel, sour grass, dock

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

Similar words: herb, herbaceous plant

Definition: a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

Synonyms for (verb) dock

Synonyms: dock

Definition: maneuver into a dock

Usage: dock the ships

Similar words: direct, steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, point, channelise, channelize, guide, head

Definition: direct the course; determine the direction of travelling


Synonyms: tail, bob, dock

Definition: remove or shorten the tail of an animal

Similar words: cut

Definition: separate with or as if with an instrument

Usage: Cut the rope


Synonyms: dock

Definition: come into dock

Usage: the ship docked

Similar words: move into, get in, get into, go in, go into, enter, come in

Definition: to come or go into

Usage: the boat entered an area of shallow marshes


Synonyms: dock

Definition: deduct from someone's wages

Similar words: withhold, deduct, recoup

Definition: retain and refrain from disbursing; of payments

Usage: My employer is withholding taxes


Synonyms: dock

Definition: deprive someone of benefits, as a penalty

Similar words: deprive

Definition: keep from having, keeping, or obtaining