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  Words related to dock

Related / Similar Words: bobtail, bob, dockage, docking facility, loading dock, pier, wharf, wharfage, sorrel, sour grass, tail

 

Definition:
  • a short or shortened tail of certain animals;
  • the solid bony part of the tail of an animal as distinguished from the hair;
  • landing in a harbor next to a pier where ships are loaded and unloaded or repaired; may have gates to let water in or out; "the ship arrived at the dock more than a day late";
  • an enclosure in a court of law where the defendant sits during the trial;
  • a platform where trucks or trains can be loaded or unloaded;
  • a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats;
  • any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine;
  • haul into a dock; "dock the ships";
  • remove or shorten the tail of an animal;
  • come into dock; "the ship docked";
  • deduct from someone''s wages;
  • deprive someone of benefits, as a penalty;

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    Hyponyms: dry dock, drydock, graving dock, marina, quay, sour dock, garden sorrel, Rumex acetosa, sheep sorrel, sheep's sorrel, Rumex acetosella, bitter dock, broad-leaved dock, yellow dock, Rumex obtusifolius, French sorrel, Rumex scutatus, dry-dock, moor, berth, wharf

     

    Part Meronyms: tail, seaport, haven, harbor, harbour

     

    Member Meronyms: Rumex, genus Rumex

     

    Derivational Morphology: tail, bob, wharf, moor, berth, dockage, docking facility, pier, wharfage, stevedore, loader, longshoreman, docker, dockhand, dock worker, dock-walloper, lumper, docking, moorage, tying up, bobtail

     

     
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