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Overview of noun sack

The noun sack has 9 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) sack, poke, paper bag, carrier bag

(a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases)

2. pouch, sac, sack, pocket

(an enclosed space; "the trapped miners found a pocket of air")

3. sack, sackful

(the quantity contained in a sack)

4. sack

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

5. sack, sacque

(a woman's full loose hiplength jacket)

6. hammock, sack

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

7. chemise, sack, shift

(a loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist)

8. sack

(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

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


Overview of verb sack

The verb sack has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) sack, plunder

(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

(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

(make as a net profit; "The company cleared $1 million")

4. sack

(put in a sack; "The grocer sacked the onions")

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