Synonyms for purse

Synonyms for (noun) purse

Synonyms: handbag, purse, pocketbook, bag

Definition: a container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women)

Usage: she reached into her bag and found a comb

Similar words: container

Definition: any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)


Synonyms: purse

Definition: a small bag for carrying money

Similar words: bag

Definition: a flexible container with a single opening

Usage: he stuffed his laundry into a large bag


Synonyms: purse

Definition: a sum of money offered as a prize

Usage: the purse barely covered the winner's expenses

Similar words: sum, sum of money, amount, amount of money

Definition: a quantity of money

Usage: he borrowed a large sum; the amount he had in cash was insufficient


Synonyms: purse

Definition: a sum of money spoken of as the contents of a money purse

Usage: he made the contribution out of his own purse; he and his wife shared a common purse

Similar words: sum, sum of money, amount, amount of money

Definition: a quantity of money

Usage: he borrowed a large sum; the amount he had in cash was insufficient

Synonyms for (verb) purse

Synonyms: purse

Definition: contract one's lips into a rounded shape

Similar words: round, round off, round out

Definition: make round

Usage: round the edges


Synonyms: purse, wrinkle

Definition: gather or contract into wrinkles or folds; pucker

Usage: purse ones's lips

Similar words: contract

Definition: make smaller

Usage: The heat contracted the woollen garment