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sack

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of sack

  1. 1 a container made of a flexible material (as paper or plastic) <asked the bagger to put all the loaves of bread in the same sack> Synonyms poke [chiefly Southern & Midland], pouch, bagRelated 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 place set aside for sleeping <I think I'm ready to hit the sack> Synonyms bunk, doss [chiefly British], hay [slang], kip, lair [British dialect], pad, rack, bedRelated Words bedstead, futon, mattress, pallet; bunk bed, cot, couch, daybed, feather bed, four-poster, hammock, Murphy bed, shakedown, sleigh bed, sofa, sofa bed, studio couch, trundle bed, water bed; bassinet, carry-cot [British], cradle, crib




sack

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of sack

  1. to let go from office, service, or employment <he was sacked for showing up late once too often> Synonyms ax (or axe), bounce, can, cashier, discharge, fire, muster out, pink-slip, release, remove, retire, sack, terminate, turn offRelated Words downsize, excess, furlough, lay off, trim; boot (out), chuck (out), drum (out), kick out, throw out, unseat; separateNear Antonyms keep; reemploy, rehire; contract, subcontract; recruitAntonyms employ, engage, hire, retain, sign (up or on), take on




sack

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of sack

  1. to search through with the intent of committing robbery <thieves sacked the house in search of the diamond necklace> Synonyms despoil, loot, maraud, pillage, plunder, sackRelated Words break in, burglarize, rip off, steal (from); comb, hunt, rake, rifle, rummage; harry, raid; ravish





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