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sacking

noun

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(Entry 1 of 3)

1 as in robbery, looting

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2 as in dismissal, firing

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sacking

verb (1)
present participle of sack

Synonyms & Antonyms of sacking (Entry 2 of 3)

to let go from office, service, or employment
  • he was sacked for showing up late once too often

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sacking

verb (2)
present participle of sack

Synonyms of sacking (Entry 3 of 3)

to search through with the intent of committing robbery
  • thieves sacked the house in search of the diamond necklace

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The first known use of sacking was in 1553

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“Sacking.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sacking. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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