\ ˈsak How to pronounce sac (audio) \

Definition of sac

 (Entry 1 of 4)

: a pouch within an animal or plant often containing a fluid a synovial sac

Definition of sac (Entry 2 of 4)



Definition of Sac (Entry 3 of 4)

variant of sauk

Definition of SAC (Entry 4 of 4)

1 special agent in charge
2 Strategic Air Command

Other Words from sac


saclike \ ˈsak-​ˌlīk How to pronounce sac (audio) \ adjective

Examples of sac in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun In the first game, Weston was 1-of-2 with an RBI sac fly, Gabby Knighten was 1-for-3 and Kiley Christopher was 2-for-4 with 2 singles. Evan Dudley, al, 19 May 2022 The rout continued in the fourth inning with three more runs, including a sac-fly RBI by Seidman. Steve Smith, Hartford Courant, 20 July 2022 After a Nomar Mazara single drove in a run in the first inning of the opener, the team managed one run in the next 23 innings until Grisham’s seventh-inning sac fly put a merciful end to the flailing on national TV. Bryce Millercolumnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 July 2022 Auburn retook the lead on a Moore sac fly that drove in Cole Foster, who started the frame with a single. al, 11 June 2022 Again, the Wolverines made the most of their outs: Obertop hit a sac fly to the right fielder in foul territory, scoring Stewart, and Frey advanced to second on an error by the right fielder. Ryan Ford, Detroit Free Press, 4 June 2022 Anthony Hall sends a sac fly to center to make it 8-0. oregonlive, 4 June 2022 The homer in the ninth against Minnesota pulled Milwaukee to within 9-8, and a Craig Counsell sac fly later in the inning tied the game despite Milwaukee falling behind at one point, 9-2. Jr Radcliffe, Journal Sentinel, 5 July 2022 Faedo allowed an Amed Rosario leadoff walk, followed by a Jose Ramirez single, Franmil Reyes double, Andres Gimenez sac fly and Owen Miller single. Tony Garcia, Detroit Free Press, 5 July 2022 See More

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First Known Use of sac


1741, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sac


French, literally, bag, from Latin saccus — more at sack

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8 Aug 2022

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“Sac.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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More Definitions for sac


\ ˈsak How to pronounce sac (audio) \

Kids Definition of sac

: a part of a plant or animal resembling a bag and often containing a liquid or air

Other Words from sac

saclike \ -​ˌlīk \ adjective


\ ˈsak How to pronounce sac (audio) \

Medical Definition of sac

: a soft-walled anatomical cavity usually having a narrow opening or none at all and often containing a special fluid a synovial sac — see air sac, amniotic sac, dental sac, lacrimal sac

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