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pocket

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of pocket

  1. 1 of a size that is less than average a pocket dictionary Synonyms of pocket bantam, diminutive, dinky, dwarfish, fine, half-pint, Lilliputian, little, pint-size (or pint-sized), small, pocket-size (also pocket-sized), puny, pygmy, shrimpy, slight, smallish, subnormal, toylike, undersized (also undersize)Words Related to pocket dwarf, toy; runtish, runty, scrubby, stunted; bitty, inappreciable, infinitesimal, little bitty, micro, microscopic (also microscopical), mini, miniature, miniaturized, minikin, minim, minuscule, minute, pinpoint, teensy, teensy-weensy, teeny, teeny-weeny, tiny, wee, weeny (also weensy); meager (or meagre), niggardly, poor, scant, scanty, scarce, skimp, skimpy, slender, slim, spare, sparse, stingy; deficient, inadequate, insufficient, lacking, wanting; bite-size (also bite-sized), capsuleNear Antonyms of pocket bulky, hefty, hulking, massive, voluminous; boxcar, Brobdingnagian, Bunyanesque, cavernous, colossal, cyclopean, elephantine, enormous, galactic, gargantuan, giant, gigantic, gross, Himalayan, herculean, heroic (also heroical), huge, humongous (also humungous), immense, jumbo, leviathan, mammoth, monolithic, monstrous, monumental, mountainous, pharaonic, prodigious, staggering, stupendous, titanic, tremendous, vast; abundant, ample, appreciable, bountiful, copious, generous, healthy, liberal, plenteous, plentiful; fat, thick; broad, wide; boundless, cosmic (also cosmical), immeasurable, incalculable, infinite; adequate, enough, sufficientAntonyms of pocket big, biggish, considerable, goodly, grand, great, handsome, husky, king-size (or king-sized), large, largish, outsize (also outsized), overscale (or overscaled), oversize (or oversized), sizable (or sizeable), substantial, tidy, whacking, whopping

  2. 2 of or relating to money, banking, or investments his pocket involvement in the company was minimal Synonyms of pocket dollars-and-cents, fiscal, monetary, pecuniary, financialWords Related to pocket capitalist (or capitalistic), commercial, economicAntonyms of pocket nonfinancial


pocket

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of pocket

  1. available money the engagement ring I wanted to buy for her was beyond my pocket Synonyms of pocket bankroll, coffers, exchequer, finances, fund, resources, wherewithalWords Related to pocket shirt; bread [slang], cash, chips, currency, dough, gold, jack [slang], legal tender, lucre, pelf, scratch [slang], tender, wampum; assets, capital, deep pockets, fortune, means, opulence, riches, roll, substance, wealth; purse, treasury; cash flow; financingNear Antonyms of pocket debts, liabilities; indebtedness


pocket

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of pocket

  1. 1 to refrain from openly showing or uttering pocketed my anger and just let the insult pass Synonyms of pocket choke (back), hold back, suppress, repress, sink, smother, stifle, strangle, submerge, swallowWords Related to pocket control, govern, manage; bridle, check, curb, quash, quell; bottle up, contain; muffle, squelchNear Antonyms of pocket express, loose, release, take out, unleash, vent

  2. 2 to take (something) without right and with an intent to keep she casually pocketed the note from his desk to read later Synonyms of pocket appropriate, boost [slang], filch, heist, hook, lift, misappropriate, nick [British slang], nip, pilfer, pinch, steal, purloin, rip off, snitch, swipe, thieveWords Related to pocket burglarize, knock over, rob; loot, pillage, plunder, sack; carjack, hijack (also highjack); pick, rifle; poach, rustle, shoplift; collar, grab, grasp, nail, seize, snatch, take; mooch, sponge; abduct, kidnap, shanghai, spiritNear Antonyms of pocket buy, purchase; bestow, contribute, donate, give, hand over, present

  3. 3 to put up with (something painful or difficult) meekly pocketed his wife's verbal abuse Synonyms of pocket abide, absorb, accept, bide [chiefly dialect], brook, countenance, endure, go, hack, handle, meet, bear, stand, stick out, stomach, support, sustain, sweat out, take, tolerate, wear [British]Words Related to pocket allow, permit, suffer, swallow; reconcile (to); acquiesce, agree (with or to), assent (to), capitulate, consent (to), respect, submit (to), yield (to)Near Antonyms of pocket decline, dismiss, refuse, reject, repudiate, spurn, turn down; combat, contest, fight, oppose, resist; avoid, bypass, circumvent, dodge, elude, escape, evade, miss; abstain (from), forbear, refrain (from)



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