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1. pool

noun. ['ˈpuːl'] an excavation that is (usually) filled with water.

Synonyms

  • natatorium
  • swimming bath
  • water jump
  • excavation
  • wading pool
  • swimming pool

Antonyms

  • respect
  • explode
  • begin
  • promote

Etymology

  • pool (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poule (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Pool

  • apostolopoul
  • istanbul
  • bellefeuille
  • supercool
  • preschool
  • home-school
  • rantoul
  • misrule
  • dzhambul
  • drogoul
  • vipul
  • uncool
  • spruill
  • spruiell
  • spruell
  • sproull
  • sproule
  • ruhul
  • retool
  • rahul
  • mccool
  • makhoul
  • abdul
  • stool
  • school
  • raul
  • raoul
  • o'toole
  • mule
  • muehl

How do you pronounce pool?

Pronounce pool as pul.

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Example sentences of the word pool


1. Noun, singular or mass
Alternately, hold the side of the pool, with the board under your feet.

Quotes containing the word pool


1. I remember one day sitting at the pool and suddenly the tears were streaming down my cheeks. Why was I so unhappy? I had success. I had security. But it wasn't enough. I was exploding inside.
- Ingrid Bergman

2. Hey, Rosalie? Do you know how to drown a blonde? Stick a mirror to the bottom of a pool.
- Stephenie Meyer, Breaking Dawn

3. No matter how much you think you love somebody, you'll step back when the pool of their blood edges up too close.
- Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters

2. pool

verb. ['ˈpuːl'] combine into a common fund.

Antonyms

  • saltwater

Etymology

  • pool (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poule (French)

3. pool

noun. ['ˈpuːl'] a small lake.

Synonyms

  • mere
  • lake
  • water hole
  • millpond
  • swimming hole
  • horsepond
  • fishpond

Antonyms

  • passive trust
  • mistrust
  • distrust
  • disbelieve

Etymology

  • pool (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poule (French)

4. pool

noun. ['ˈpuːl'] an organization of people or resources that can be shared.

Synonyms

  • organisation
  • typing pool

Antonyms

  • enrich
  • attach
  • strengthen

Etymology

  • pool (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poule (French)

5. pool

noun. ['ˈpuːl'] an association of companies for some definite purpose.

Synonyms

  • consortium
  • combine
  • association
  • cartel
  • corporate trust
  • syndicate

Antonyms

  • enliven
  • validate
  • continue
  • conform to

Etymology

  • pool (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poule (French)

6. pool

noun. ['ˈpuːl'] a small body of standing water (rainwater) or other liquid.

Synonyms

  • mud puddle
  • billabong
  • puddle
  • water

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • uncertainty
  • unbelief
  • borrow

Etymology

  • pool (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poule (French)

7. pool

noun. ['ˈpuːl'] any communal combination of funds.

Synonyms

  • stakes
  • stake
  • wager
  • bet
  • reserve fund

Antonyms

  • buy
  • unfasten
  • territorial waters
  • international waters

Etymology

  • pool (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poule (French)

8. pool

noun. ['ˈpuːl'] the combined stakes of the betters.

Synonyms

  • wager
  • stake
  • kitty
  • bet

Antonyms

  • analyze
  • take away
  • lack
  • separation

Etymology

  • pool (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poule (French)

9. pool

noun. ['ˈpuːl'] any of various games played on a pool table having 6 pockets.

Synonyms

  • cannon
  • masse shot
  • pocket billiards
  • masse
  • table game
  • carom
  • miscue
  • break

Antonyms

  • keep quiet
  • function
  • stay
  • unify

Etymology

  • pool (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poule (French)

10. pool

noun. ['ˈpuːl'] something resembling a pool of liquid.

Synonyms

  • topographic point
  • puddle
  • spot

Antonyms

  • make
  • fancy
  • unspecified
  • natural object

Etymology

  • pool (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • poule (French)
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