(noun, verb)


1. an excavation that is (usually) filled with water

Definition categories: man–made, excavation

2. a small lake

Similar word(s): pond

Definition categories: object, lake

3. 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

Definition categories: group, organisation, organization

4. an association of companies for some definite purpose

Similar word(s): consortium, syndicate

Definition categories: group, association

5. any communal combination of funds

- everyone contributed to the pool

Definition categories: possession

6. a small body of standing water (rainwater) or other liquid

- the body lay in a pool of blood

Similar word(s): puddle

Definition categories: object, water

7. the combined stakes of the betters

Similar word(s): kitty

Definition categories: possession, bet, stake, stakes, wager

8. something resembling a pool of liquid

- he stood in a pool of light

Similar word(s): puddle

Definition categories: location, place, spot

9. any of various games played on a pool table having 6 pockets

Definition categories: act

Sentences with pool as a noun:

- the pools of Solomon

- The pool took all the wheat offered below the limit.

- He put $10,000 into the pool.


1. combine into a common fund

- We pooled resources

Definition categories: possession, share

2. join or form a pool of people

Definition categories: competition, aggroup, group