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1. pocket

noun. ['ˈpɑːkət'] a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles.

Synonyms

  • slash pocket
  • breast pocket
  • pocket flap
  • patch pocket
  • garment
  • pouch
  • vest pocket

Antonyms

  • overgarment
  • underdress
  • undress
  • overdress

Etymology

  • pocket (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poket (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Pocket Veto

  • hirohito
  • appetito
  • akihito
  • benito
  • koito
  • quito
  • ito

Example sentences of the word pocket-veto


1. Noun Phrase
In 1812, James Madison became the first president to use the pocket veto.

2. Noun Phrase
Congress cannot override a pocket veto.

2. pocket

noun. ['ˈpɑːkət'] an enclosed space.

Synonyms

  • sac
  • enclosed space
  • cavity
  • pouch

Antonyms

  • lack
  • sell
  • refrain
  • lose

Etymology

  • pocket (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poket (Anglo-Norman)

3. pocket

noun. ['ˈpɑːkət'] a supply of money.

Synonyms

  • monetary resource
  • funds
  • cash in hand
  • pecuniary resource

Antonyms

  • ionate
  • calcify
  • iodinate
  • string

Etymology

  • pocket (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poket (Anglo-Norman)

4. pocket

verb. ['ˈpɑːkət'] put in one's pocket.

Antonyms

  • rich people

Etymology

  • pocket (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poket (Anglo-Norman)

5. pocket

verb. ['ˈpɑːkət'] take unlawfully.

Synonyms

  • steal

Antonyms

  • timid
  • brave

Etymology

  • pocket (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poket (Anglo-Norman)

6. pocket

noun. ['ˈpɑːkət'] (anatomy) saclike structure in any of various animals (as a marsupial or gopher or pelican).

Synonyms

  • cheek pouch
  • auricular appendage
  • utricle
  • scrotum
  • auricula atrii
  • auricula
  • atrial auricle
  • auricle
  • auricular appendix
  • gizzard
  • gastric mill
  • utriculus
  • ventriculus
  • pouch
  • marsupium

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • unpack
  • fall back
  • stand still

Etymology

  • pocket (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poket (Anglo-Norman)

7. veto

noun. ['ˈviːˌtoʊ'] a vote that blocks a decision.

Synonyms

  • balloting
  • vote
  • pocket veto
  • ballot

Antonyms

  • free
  • unbar
  • unfasten
  • inaccessibility

8. veto

verb. ['ˈviːˌtoʊ'] command against.

Synonyms

  • bar
  • criminalise
  • criminalize
  • illegalize
  • command
  • interdict
  • prohibit
  • enjoin
  • illegalise
  • debar
  • forbid
  • proscribe
  • nix
  • require
  • exclude
  • outlaw
  • disallow

Antonyms

  • legalize
  • permit
  • decriminalize
  • allow

9. veto

verb. ['ˈviːˌtoʊ'] vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent.

Synonyms

  • blackball
  • contradict
  • vote
  • vote down
  • negative
  • vote out
  • kill
  • defeat
  • controvert
  • shoot down

Antonyms

  • communicate
  • admit
  • let
  • include

10. veto

noun. ['ˈviːˌtoʊ'] the power or right to prohibit or reject a proposed or intended act (especially the power of a chief executive to reject a bill passed by the legislature).

Synonyms

  • powerfulness

Antonyms

  • unavailability
  • unskillfulness
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