- 1. sack, poke, paper bag, carrier bag, bag
- usage: a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases
- 2. pouch, sac, sack, pocket, cavity, enclosed space
- usage: an enclosed space; "the trapped miners found a pocket of air"
- 3. sack, sackful, containerful
- usage: the quantity contained in a sack
- 4. sack, white wine
- usage: any of various light dry strong white wine from Spain and Canary Islands (including sherry)
- 5. sack, sacque, jacket
- usage: a woman's full loose hiplength jacket
- 6. hammock, sack, bed
- usage: a hanging bed of canvas or rope netting (usually suspended between two trees); swings easily
- 7. chemise, sack, shift, dress, frock
- usage: a loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist
- 8. sack, plundering, pillage, pillaging
- usage: 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, termination, ending, conclusion
- usage: the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
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- 1. sack, plunder, take
- usage: 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, remove
- usage: 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, profit, gain, benefit
- usage: make as a net profit; "The company cleared $1 million"
- 4. sack, encase, incase, case
- usage: put in a sack; "The grocer sacked the onions"
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