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Definitions of dock

  1. to cut off, as the end of a thing; to curtail; to cut short; to clip; as, to dock the tail of a horse. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To cut off a part from; to shorten; to deduct from; to subject to a deduction; as, to dock one's wages. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To cut off, bar, or destroy; as, to dock an entail. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To draw, law, or place (a ship) in a dock, for repairing, cleaning the bottom, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To cut off or curtail; diminish; bring to a pier, and moor, as a ship. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. To cut short: to curtail: to cut off: to clip. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. To place in a dock. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  8. To cut short; curtail; palce in a dock. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. To shorten; cut off, as the tail of a horse. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. To lay up in or as in dock. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. deprive someone of benefits, as a penalty Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. haul into a dock; "dock the ships" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. deduct from someone's wages Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. To cut short; to curtail; to cut off; to deduct from; to destroy or defeat. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. To draw or place a ship in a dock. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. To cut or lop off the end of a thing; to curtail; to shorten. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  17. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. an enclosure in a court of law where the defendant sits during the trial Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. a platform where trucks or trains can be loaded or unloaded Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. come into dock; "the ship docked" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  21. A genus of plants (Rumex), some species of which are well-known weeds which have a long taproot and are difficult of extermination. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. A case of leather to cover the clipped or cut tail of a horse. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. The place in court where a criminal or accused person stands. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. An artificial basin or an inclosure in connection with a harbor or river, - used for the reception of vessels, and provided with gates for keeping in or shutting out the tide. Webster Dictionary DB
  25. The slip or water way extending between two piers or projecting wharves, for the reception of ships; - sometimes including the piers themselves; as, to be down on the dock. Webster Dictionary DB
  26. A place for keeping ships; the place where a prisoner stands in a court to be tried; a coarse weed with broad leaves; the solid part of the tail of a horse. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  27. A troublesome weed with large leaves and a long root, difficult to eradicate. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  28. The part of a tail left after clipping. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  29. An inclosure or artificial basin near a harbor or river, for the reception of vessels: the box in court where the accused stands. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  30. Artificial basin for ships; a coarse large-leaved weed. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  31. Any one of various plants of the buckwheat family. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  32. An artificial basin for vesseis; also, a wharf. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  33. An enclosed space for prisoners in a court - room. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  34. The stump of a tail. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  35. The rumex, a genus of plants of several species. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  36. The tail of a beast cut short; the stump; a case of leather to cover the stump. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  37. A broad deep trench on the side of a harbour, or bank of a river, in which ships are built or repaired; an artificial enclosure or basin for the reception of ships; the place where a criminal stands in court. Wet-docks, docks for the purpose of loading and unloading vessels. Dry-docks, docks for building and repairing them. A Naval dock, a place provided with all sorts of stores and materials for the royal navy. A dock company, a corporate body or association owning docks. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  38. The tail of a beast cut short; the solid part of the tail; a term applied to several plants having leaves broad in proportion to their length, as sour-dock, burdock. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  39. The inclosure or box in which a criminal is placed at his trial. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  40. An inclosed basin for repairing ships; a large pond at the side of a river, or at its mouth, where the water is kept out by flood-gates till the ship is built or repaired; the water-way extending between two wharves. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for dock

  1. Honour bright, I'll do you credit in the dock – Foe-Farrell by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  2. The two young women hurried aboard the boat, which left the dock a moment later, just as a tall, fair- haired young man, accompanied by two girls, hurried upon the scene. – Madge Morton's Victory by Amy D.V. Chalmers
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