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pocket

adjective

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1 of a size that is less than average
  • a pocket dictionary

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2 of or relating to money, banking, or investments
  • his pocket involvement in the company was minimal

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pocket

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of pocket (Entry 2 of 3)

available money
  • the fancy sports car I wanted to buy for myself was beyond my pocket

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pocket

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of pocket (Entry 3 of 3)

1 to refrain from openly showing or uttering
  • pocketed my anger and just let the insult pass

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2 to take (something) without right and with an intent to keep
  • she casually pocketed the note from his desk to read later

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3 to put up with (something painful or difficult)
  • pocketed his wife's messy habits

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The first known use of pocket was in the 15th century

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“Pocket.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pocket. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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