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bag

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of bag

  1. 1 a container made of a flexible material (as paper or plastic) <she carries her towel and other supplies to the beach in a bright, colorful bag slung over her arm> Synonyms poke [chiefly Southern & Midland], pouch, sack Related Words carryall, portmanteau, traveling bag, wallet; bundle, pack, package, packet, parcel; backpack, barracks bag, duffel bag, haversack, knapsack, rucksack, satchel, tote; handbag, pocketbook, purse, tote bag; ditty bag, flight bag, garment bag, kit bag, shopping bag, work bag

  2. 2 a container for carrying money and small personal items <a very carefully dressed woman who makes sure that her bag always matches the color of her shoes> Synonyms purse, handbag, pocketbookRelated Words clutch, clutch bag, minaudière; billfold, wallet; compact, vanity; poke, pouch, sack; shoulder bag




bag

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of bag

  1. 1 to extend outward beyond a usual point <the shirt bagged at the waist> Synonyms bulge, balloon, beetle, belly, billow, bunch, jut, overhang, poke, pooch [chiefly dialect], pouch, pout, project, protrude, stand out, start, stick out, swellRelated Words dome; blow up, inflate; dilate, distend, expand; mushroom, snowball; elongate, extend, lengthen, stretchNear Antonyms compress, condense, constrict, contract, shrink

  2. 2 to take physical control or possession of (something) suddenly or forcibly <bagged a deer while hunting last weekend> Synonyms catch, capture, collar, cop [slang], corral, get, glom, grab, grapple, hook, land, nab, nail, net, nobble [British slang], rap, seize, snag, snap (up), snare, snatch, trapRelated Words glove, halter, lasso, rope; apprehend, arrest, detain; bay, corner; clasp, clutch, fasten (on), fist, grasp, grip, hold, latch (on or onto), secure; rend, wrest; enmesh (also immesh), ensnare, entangle, entrap, mesh; abduct, kidnap, spirit (away or off)Near Antonyms discharge, free, liberate, release; drop, loosen, unhandAntonyms miss

  3. 3 to give up (a job or office) <if the supervisor says one more nasty thing to me, I'm going to bag this stupid job> Synonyms quit, chuck, leave, resign (from), retire (from), step aside (from), step down (from)Related Words abandon, vacate; drop out (of), throw upNear Antonyms hire (out or on)Antonyms stay (at)

  4. 4 to obtain (as a goal) through effort <bagged a full fellowship at one of the nation's leading universities> Synonyms attain, achieve, chalk up, clock (up) [chiefly British], gain, hit, log, make, notch (up), rack up, ring up, score, winRelated Words acquire, capture, carry, draw, garner, get, land, make, obtain, procure, realize, secure; amount (to), approach, equal, match, measure up (to), meet, rival, tie, touch; beat, excel, outdo, surpass, topNear Antonyms fall short (of), miss; fail (at); lose

  5. 5 to receive as return for effort <bagged an acting nomination for a truly inspired performance> Synonyms acquire, attain, earn, bring in, capture, carry, come by, draw, gain, garner, get, knock down, land, make, obtain, procure, pull down, realize, reap, secure, winRelated Words clear, gross, net; accomplish, achieve, notch (up), score; accumulate, amass, draw, rack up; catch, pick up; annex, occupy, take over; reacquire, reattain, recapture, regain, remakeNear Antonyms accord, give, grant, pay; give up, hand over, part (with), relinquish, surrender, yieldAntonyms forfeit, lose




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