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  Words related to sack

Related / Similar Words: dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sacking, chemise, shift, hammock, poke, paper bag, carrier bag, sacque, sackful, pouch, sac, pocket, net, sack up, clear, plunder, fire, give notice, can, dismiss, give the axe, send away, force out, give the sack, terminate

 

Definition:
  • the termination of someone''s employment (leaving them free to depart);
  • the plundering of a place by an army or mob; usually involves destruction and slaughter; "the sack of Rome";
  • a loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist;
  • a hanging bed of canvas or rope netting (usually suspended between two trees); swing easily;
  • a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer''s purchases;
  • a woman''s full loose hiplength jacket;
  • any of various light dry strong white wine from Spain and Canary Islands (including sherry);
  • the quantity contained in a sack;
  • an enclosed space; "the trapped miners found a pocket of air";
  • put in a sack; "The grocer sacked the onions";
  • make as a net profit; "The company cleared $1 million";
  • plunder (a town) after capture; "the barbarians sacked Rome";
  • terminate the employment of; "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers";

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    See Also: net, sack up, clear

     

    Hyponyms: superannuation, conge, removal, deactivation, inactivation, dishonorable discharge, Section Eight, doggie bag, doggy bag, grocery bag, shopping bag, retire, pension off, clean out, furlough, lay off, squeeze out, dismiss, send packing, send away, drop

     

    Grouped Verbs: gain, take in, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring in, net

     

    Entailments: destroy, ruin

     

    Derivational Morphology: fire, give notice, can, dismiss, give the axe, send away, force out, give the sack, terminate, free, discharge, plunder, sackful, poke, paper bag, carrier bag, plunderer, pillager, looter, spoiler, despoiler, raider, freebooter, loot, booty, pillage, prize, swag, dirty money, plunderage, plundering, pillaging, dismissal, dismission, firing, liberation, release, sacking

     

    Anagrams: cask

     

    Language Translations:
    Bulgarian: чувал   Croatian: vreća  
    Danish: sæk   Dutch: zak  
    Finnish: säkki   French: sac  
    German: Sack   Greek: σάκκος  
    Hungarian: zsák   Italian: sacco  
    Japanese:   Korean: 자루  
    Latin: saccus   Norwegian: sekk  
    Polish: worek   Portuguese: saco  
    Russian: мешок   Serbian: врећа  
    Slovak: vrece   Slovene: torba  
    Spanish: bolsa   Swedish: säck  
    Turkish: çuval   Ukrainian: мішок  
     
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