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  Words related to pool

Related / Similar Words: pocket billiards, consortium, syndicate, puddle, pond, kitty

 

Definition:
  • any of various games played on a pool table having 6 pockets;
  • an excavation that is (usually) filled with water;
  • an association of companies for some definite purpose;
  • an organization of people or resources that can be shared; "a car pool"; "a secretarial pool"; "when he was first hired he was assigned to the pool";
  • something resembling a pool of liquid; "he stood in a pool of light"; "his chair sat in a puddle of books and magazines";
  • a small lake; "the pond was too small for sailing";
  • a small body of standing water (rainwater) or other liquid; "there were puddles of muddy water in the road after the rain"; "the body lay in a pool of blood";
  • the combined stakes of the betters;
  • any communal combination of funds; "everyone contributed to the pool";
  • join or form a pool of people;
  • combine into a common fund; "We pooled resources";

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    Hyponyms: snooker, cistern, swimming pool, swimming bath, natatorium, wading pool, water jump, trust, corporate trust, combine, cartel, typing pool, fishpond, horsepond, mere, millpond, swimming hole, water hole, billabong, mud puddle

     

    Derivational Morphology: syndicate, puddle

     

    Anagrams: loop, polo, poll, PPLO, plop, Polo

     

     
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