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Meaning of sack

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

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

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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