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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pot(noun)

    metal or earthenware cooking vessel that is usually round and deep; often has a handle and lid

  2. toilet, can, commode, crapper, pot, potty, stool, throne(noun)

    a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination

  3. pot, potful(noun)

    the quantity contained in a pot

  4. pot, flowerpot(noun)

    a container in which plants are cultivated

  5. batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad(noun)

    (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

    "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money"

  6. pot, jackpot, kitty(noun)

    the cumulative amount involved in a game (such as poker)

  7. pot, potbelly, bay window, corporation, tummy(noun)

    slang for a paunch

  8. potentiometer, pot(noun)

    a resistor with three terminals, the third being an adjustable center terminal; used to adjust voltages in radios and TV sets

  9. pot, grass, green goddess, dope, weed, gage, sess, sens, smoke, skunk, locoweed, Mary Jane(verb)

    street names for marijuana

  10. pot(verb)

    plant in a pot

    "He potted the palm"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pot(noun)

    a metallic or earthen vessel, appropriated to any of a great variety of uses, as for boiling meat or vegetables, for holding liquids, for plants, etc.; as, a quart pot; a flower pot; a bean pot

  2. Pot(noun)

    an earthen or pewter cup for liquors; a mug

  3. Pot(noun)

    the quantity contained in a pot; a potful; as, a pot of ale

  4. Pot(noun)

    a metal or earthenware extension of a flue above the top of a chimney; a chimney pot

  5. Pot(noun)

    a crucible; as, a graphite pot; a melting pot

  6. Pot(noun)

    a wicker vessel for catching fish, eels, etc

  7. Pot(noun)

    a perforated cask for draining sugar

  8. Pot(noun)

    a size of paper. See Pott

  9. Pot(verb)

    to place or inclose in pots

  10. Pot(verb)

    to preserve seasoned in pots

  11. Pot(verb)

    to set out or cover in pots; as, potted plants or bulbs

  12. Pot(verb)

    to drain; as, to pot sugar, by taking it from the cooler, and placing it in hogsheads, etc., having perforated heads, through which the molasses drains off

  13. Pot(verb)

    to pocket

  14. Pot(verb)

    to tipple; to drink

  15. Origin: [Akin to LG. pott, D. pot, Dan. potte, Sw. potta, Icel. pottr, F. pot; of unknown origin.]


  1. Pot

    The pot in poker refers to the sum of money that players wager during a single hand or game, according to the betting rules of the variant being played. It is likely that the word "pot" is related to or derived from the word "jackpot." At the conclusion of a hand, either by all but one player folding, or by showdown, the pot is won or shared by the player or players holding the winning cards. Sometimes a pot can be split between many players. This is particularly true in high-low games where not only the highest hand can win, but under appropriate conditions, the lowest hand will win a share of the pot.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'POT' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2620

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'POT' in Nouns Frequency: #1416

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dutch Proverb:

    A little pot boils easily.

  2. Jane Fondalikes to toke:

    I cannot see a movie on pot.

  3. Miguel de Cervantes:

    The pot calls the kettle black.

  4. Sierra Hellstrom:

    It's almost like a lid on top of a pot.

  5. Thomas Fuller:

    Enquire not what boils in another's pot.

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