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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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