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dock

 
Noun dock has 7 senses
  1. dock - an enclosure in a court of law where the defendant sits during the trial
    --1 is a kind of
    enclosure
  2. dock, sorrel, sour grass - any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine
    --2 is a kind of herb, herbaceous plant
    --2 is a member of Rumex, genus Rumex
    --2 has particulars:
     sour dock, garden sorrel, Rumex acetosa; sheep sorrel, sheep's sorrel, Rumex acetosella; bitter dock, broad-leaved dock, yellow dock, Rumex obtusifolius; French sorrel, garden sorrel, Rumex scutatus
  3. pier, wharf, wharfage, dock - a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats
    --3 is a kind of platform
    --3 has parts: bollard, bitt; shipside
    --3 has particulars: quay
    Derived forms: verb dock5, verb dock1
  4. dock, loading dock - a platform where trucks or trains can be loaded or unloaded
    --4 is a kind of platform
  5. dock, dockage, docking facility - landing in a harbor next to a pier where ships are loaded and unloaded or repaired; may have gates to let water in or out; "the ship arrived at the dock more than a day late"
    --5 is a kind of landing, landing place
    --5 is a part of seaport, haven, harbor, harbour
    --5 has particulars: dry dock, drydock, graving dock; marina
    Derived forms: verb dock5, verb dock1
  6. dock - the solid bony part of the tail of an animal as distinguished from the hair
    --6 is a kind of
    body part
    --6 is a part of tail
  7. bobtail, bob, dock - a short or shortened tail of certain animals
    --7 is a kind of tail
    Derived form: verb dock4
Verb dock has 5 senses
  1. dock - come into dock; "the ship docked"
    --1 is one way to
    enter, come in, get into, get in, go into, go in, move into
    Antonyms: undock
    Derived forms: noun dockage2, noun dock5, noun dock3, noun docker1, noun docking1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  2. dock - deprive someone of benefits, as a penalty
    --2 is one way to
    deprive
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody of something
  3. dock - deduct from someone's wages
    --3 is one way to
    withhold, deduct, recoup
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. dock, tail, bob - remove or shorten the tail of an animal
    --4 is one way to cut
    Derived form: noun dock7
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. dock - haul into a dock; "dock the ships"
    --5 is one way to
    steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelise
    Antonyms: undock
    Derived forms: noun dock5, noun dock3, noun docker1, noun docking1
    Sample sentence:
    The men dock the boat
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