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1. socket

noun. ['ˈsɑːkət'] a receptacle into which an electric device can be inserted.

Synonyms

  • electric socket

Antonyms

  • boneless
  • out-basket

Etymology

  • soket (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Socket

  • hip-pocket
  • sprocket
  • erakat
  • rocket
  • pocket
  • hocutt
  • docket

Sentences with socket


1. Noun, singular or mass
Plug a light into the socket to make sure there is power.

Quotes about socket


1. I’m just going to keep plugging away until I find success—or an electrical socket that works. This is the secret to gaining worldly power.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. socket

noun. ['ˈsɑːkət'] receptacle where something (a pipe or probe or end of a bone) is inserted.

Synonyms

  • box wrench
  • receptacle
  • socket wrench
  • ball-and-socket joint

Etymology

  • soket (Anglo-Norman)

3. socket

noun. ['ˈsɑːkət'] a bony hollow into which a structure fits.

Synonyms

  • cavity
  • tooth socket
  • alveolus
  • os
  • acetabulum
  • bone
  • cavum
  • hip socket
  • bodily cavity

Etymology

  • soket (Anglo-Norman)
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