(noun, verb)


1. a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases

Similar word(s): poke

Definition categories: man–made, bag

2. an enclosed space

Similar word(s): pocket, pouch, sac

Definition categories: shape, cavity

3. the quantity contained in a sack

Similar word(s): sackful

Definition categories: quantity, containerful

4. any of various light dry strong white wine from Spain and Canary Islands (including sherry)

Definition categories: food

5. a woman's full loose hiplength jacket

Similar word(s): sacque

Definition categories: man–made, jacket

6. a hanging bed of canvas or rope netting (usually suspended between two trees); swings easily

Similar word(s): hammock

Definition categories: man–made, bed

7. a loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist

Similar word(s): chemise, shift

Definition categories: man–made, dress, frock

8. the plundering of a place by an army or mob; usually involves destruction and slaughter

- the sack of Rome

Definition categories: act, pillage, pillaging, plundering

9. the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)

Similar word(s): discharge, dismissal, dismission, firing, liberation, release, sacking

Definition categories: act, conclusion, ending, termination

Sentences with sack as a noun:

- He twisted his ankle sliding into the sack at second.

- The boss is gonna give her the sack today.

- He got the sack for being late all the time.


1. plunder (a town) after capture

- the barbarians sacked Rome

Similar word(s): plunder

Definition categories: possession, take

2. terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position

Similar word(s): can, dismiss, displace, fire, terminate

Definition categories: social, remove

3. make as a net profit

Similar word(s): clear, net

Definition categories: possession, benefit, gain, profit

4. put in a sack

- The grocer sacked the onions

Definition categories: contact, case, encase, incase

Sentences with sack as a verb:

- Help me sack the groceries.

- He was sacked last September.

- The kids all sacked out before 9:00 on New Year’s Eve.