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KK Pronunciation

〔 dɑk 〕


〔 dɒk 〕

Overview of noun dock

The noun dock has 7 senses

  • dock -- (an enclosure in a court of law where the defendant sits during the trial)

  • dock, sorrel, sour grass -- (any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine)

  • pier, wharf, wharfage, dock -- (a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats)

  • dock, loading dock -- (a platform where trucks or trains can be loaded or unloaded)

  • 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")

  • dock -- (the solid bony part of the tail of an animal as distinguished from the hair)

  • bobtail, bob, dock -- (a short or shortened tail of certain animals)

Overview of verb dock

The verb dock has 5 senses

  • dock -- (come into dock; "the ship docked")

  • dock -- (deprive someone of benefits, as a penalty)

  • dock -- (deduct from someone's wages)

  • dock, tail, bob -- (remove or shorten the tail of an animal)

  • dock -- (maneuver into a dock; "dock the ships")