Synonyms for pocket

Synonyms for (noun) pocket

Synonyms: pocket

Definition: a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles

Similar words: pouch

Definition: a small or medium size container for holding or carrying things


Synonyms: pocket

Definition: an opening at the corner or on the side of a billiard table into which billiard balls are struck

Similar words: opening, gap

Definition: an open or empty space in or between things

Usage: there was a small opening between the trees; the explosion made a gap in the wall


Synonyms: pouch, pocket

Definition: (anatomy) saclike structure in any of various animals (as a marsupial or gopher or pelican)

Similar words: sac

Definition: a structure resembling a bag in an animal


Synonyms: pocket

Definition: a small isolated group of people

Usage: they were concentrated in pockets inside the city; the battle was won except for cleaning up pockets of resistance

Similar words: people

Definition: (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively

Usage: old people; there were at least 200 people in the audience


Synonyms: pocket, air hole, air pocket

Definition: a local region of low pressure or descending air that causes a plane to lose height suddenly

Similar words: atmospheric phenomenon

Definition: a physical phenomenon associated with the atmosphere


Synonyms: pocket

Definition: a supply of money

Usage: they dipped into the taxpayers' pockets

Similar words: monetary resource, pecuniary resource, finances, funds, cash in hand

Definition: assets in the form of money


Synonyms: scoop, pocket

Definition: a hollow concave shape made by removing something

Similar words: incurvation, incurvature, concave shape, concavity

Definition: a shape that curves or bends inward


Synonyms: pocket

Definition: (bowling) the space between the headpin and the pins behind it on the right or left

Usage: the ball hit the pocket and gave him a perfect strike

Similar words: space

Definition: an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things)

Usage: the architect left space in front of the building; they stopped at an open space in the jungle; the space between his teeth


Synonyms: pocket, pouch, sac, sack

Definition: an enclosed space

Usage: the trapped miners found a pocket of air

Similar words: enclosed space, cavity

Definition: space that is surrounded by something

Synonyms for (verb) pocket

Synonyms: pocket

Definition: put in one's pocket

Usage: He pocketed the change

Similar words: take

Definition: take into one's possession

Usage: We are taking an orphan from Romania; I'll take three salmon steaks


Synonyms: bag, pocket

Definition: take unlawfully

Similar words: steal

Definition: take without the owner's consent

Usage: Someone stole my wallet on the train; This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation