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1. sack

noun. ['ˈsæk'] a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases.

Synonyms

  • poke
  • doggy bag
  • bag
  • grocery bag
  • paper bag
  • carrier bag

Antonyms

  • block
  • recall
  • freeze
  • classify

Etymology

  • sak (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Sack

  • post-attack
  • vanvlack
  • knick-knack
  • unpack
  • tabak
  • stracke
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  • oblak
  • dulac
  • chirac
  • beaulac
  • whack
  • trak
  • track
  • trac
  • stack
  • stac
  • spak
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  • snack
  • smack
  • slack
  • schrack
  • schnack
  • schlack
  • quack
  • plaque
  • placke
  • plack

Example sentences of the word sack


1. Noun, singular or mass
Bagworms winter over as eggs inside a small sack on the female.

2. Adjective
Tug-of-war, sack races, relay races and family sports games are also good options.

Quotes containing the word sack


1. Scars are not injuries, Tanner Sack. A scar is a healing. After injury, a scar is what makes you whole.
- China Miéville, The Scar

2. Grandpa always used to make me ride in the bed of his pickup truck, so he could keep up his conversations with the 100-pound sack of manure he kept buckled up in the passenger seat. Grandpa said all they ever talked about was grass, but I know Grandpa used to do a little flirting, too.
- Jarod Kintz, There are Two Typos of People in This World: Those Who Can Edit and Those Who Can't

3. You are an ocean in a drop of dew,all the universes in a thin sack of blood.What are these pleasures then,these joys, these worldsthat you keep reaching for,hoping they will make you more alive?
- Rumi

2. sack

verb. ['ˈsæk'] plunder (a town) after capture.

Synonyms

  • destroy
  • plunder
  • take

Antonyms

  • attend to
  • increase
  • levitation
  • sharpen

Etymology

  • sak (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. sack

noun. ['ˈsæk'] the plundering of a place by an army or mob; usually involves destruction and slaughter.

Synonyms

  • pillage
  • plundering

Antonyms

  • defeat
  • beginning
  • victory

Etymology

  • sak (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. sack

noun. ['ˈsæk'] the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart).

Synonyms

  • deactivation
  • superannuation
  • ending
  • Section Eight
  • liberation
  • release
  • inactivation
  • discharge
  • dishonorable discharge
  • dismissal
  • honorable discharge
  • conclusion
  • sacking
  • dismission
  • congee
  • firing
  • conge
  • termination

Antonyms

  • activation
  • newness
  • continuance
  • continuation

Etymology

  • sak (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. sack

noun. ['ˈsæk'] any of various light dry strong white wine from Spain and Canary Islands (including sherry).

Antonyms

  • mobilize

Etymology

  • sak (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. sack

verb. ['ˈsæk'] put in a sack.

Synonyms

  • encase
  • incase

Antonyms

  • oblige
  • welcome
  • divest

Etymology

  • sak (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. sack

noun. ['ˈsæk'] a woman's full loose hiplength jacket.

Synonyms

  • sacque

Antonyms

  • gather
  • convict

Etymology

  • sak (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. sack

verb. ['ˈsæk'] make as a net profit.

Synonyms

  • net
  • make
  • realise
  • clear
  • gain
  • pull in
  • bring in
  • profit
  • take in
  • benefit
  • sack up
  • realize

Antonyms

  • recuperate
  • better
  • ascend
  • rise

Etymology

  • sak (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. sack

noun. ['ˈsæk'] the quantity contained in a sack.

Synonyms

  • containerful

Antonyms

  • charge
  • stay

Etymology

  • sak (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. sack

noun. ['ˈsæk'] an enclosed space.

Synonyms

  • enclosed space
  • cavity
  • pocket
  • pouch

Antonyms

  • begin
  • phase in
  • open
  • continue

Etymology

  • sak (Middle English (1100-1500))
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