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dock

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of dock

  1. a structure used by boats and ships for taking on or landing cargo and passengers the boat remained tied up at the dock for a week, waiting for the weather to clear Synonyms of dock float, jetty, landing, levee, pier, quai, quay, wharf Words Related to dock berth, mooring, slip; embarcadero [West]; dockyard, marina, quayage, shipyard, wharfage


dock

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of dock

  1. 1 to make less in extent or duration the editorial was docked by about a hundred words to make it fit on the page Synonyms of 1dock abbreviate, abridge, curtail, cut back, dock, elide, syncopate, truncateWords Related to 1dock abstract, digest, encapsulate, epitomize, recapitulate, summarize, sum up; abate, compress, constrict, contract, cut, cut down, pare, prune, trim; decrease, de-escalate, deflate, diminish, downsize, dwindle, lessen, lower, moderate, modify, reduce, retrench, shrink, slash, subtract (from), taperNear Antonyms of 1dock enlarge, expand, supplement; add, aggrandize, amplify, augment, balloon, boost, dilate, escalate, heighten, increase, maximize, pump up, raise; blow up, distend, inflate, swellAntonyms of 1dock elongate, extend, lengthen, prolong, protract

  2. 2 to make (something) shorter or smaller with the use of a cutting instrument the boxer's tail was docked soon after birth Synonyms of 1dock bob, crop, cut, cut back, dock, lop (off), nip, pare, poll, prune, shave, shear, snip, trimWords Related to 1dock skive, whittle; manicure, mow; pinch, stump; curtail, shortenNear Antonyms of 1dock elongate, extend, lengthen


dock

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of dock

  1. to stop at or near a place along the shore the cruise ship docked at the first port of call early the next morning Synonyms of 2dock anchor, dockWords Related to 2dock berth, moor, tie up; beach, ground; harbor; arrive, reach, show up, turn up; debark, disembarkNear Antonyms of 2dock embark, launch, sail



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