"sack" in the noun sense
1. sack, poke, paper bag, carrier bag
a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases
2. pouch, sac, sack, pocket
an enclosed space
"the trapped miners found a pocket of air"
3. sack, sackful
the quantity contained in a sack
any of various light dry strong white wine from Spain and Canary Islands (including sherry)
5. sack, sacque
a woman's full loose hiplength jacket
6. hammock, sack
a hanging bed of canvas or rope netting (usually suspended between two trees swings easily
7. chemise, sack, shift
a loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist
the plundering of a place by an army or mob usually involves destruction and slaughter
"the sack of Rome"
9. dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking
the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
"sack" in the verb sense
1. sack, plunder
plunder (a town) after capture
"the barbarians sacked Rome"
2. displace, fire, give notice, can, dismiss, give the axe, send away, sack, force out, give the sack, terminate
terminate the employment of discharge from an office or position
"The boss fired his secretary today"
"The company terminated 25% of its workers"
3. net, sack, sack up, clear
make as a net profit
"The company cleared $1 million"
put in a sack
"The grocer sacked the onions"
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