Definitions for dockdɒk

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. dock(noun)

    an enclosure in a court of law where the defendant sits during the trial

  2. dock, sorrel, sour grass(noun)

    any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine

  3. pier, wharf, wharfage, dock(noun)

    a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats

  4. dock, loading dock(noun)

    a platform where trucks or trains can be loaded or unloaded

  5. dock, dockage, docking facility(noun)

    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"

  6. dock(noun)

    the solid bony part of the tail of an animal as distinguished from the hair

  7. bobtail, bob, dock(verb)

    a short or shortened tail of certain animals

  8. dock(verb)

    come into dock

    "the ship docked"

  9. dock(verb)

    deprive someone of benefits, as a penalty

  10. dock(verb)

    deduct from someone's wages

  11. dock, tail, bob(verb)

    remove or shorten the tail of an animal

  12. dock(verb)

    maneuver into a dock

    "dock the ships"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Dock(ProperNoun)

    or nickname.

  2. Origin: Originally criminal slang; from or akin to Dutch (Flemish) dok 'cage, hutch'.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Dock(noun)

    a genus of plants (Rumex), some species of which are well-known weeds which have a long taproot and are difficult of extermination

  2. Dock(noun)

    the solid part of an animal's tail, as distinguished from the hair; the stump of a tail; the part of a tail left after clipping or cutting

  3. Dock(noun)

    a case of leather to cover the clipped or cut tail of a horse

  4. Dock(verb)

    to cut off, as the end of a thing; to curtail; to cut short; to clip; as, to dock the tail of a horse

  5. Dock(verb)

    to cut off a part from; to shorten; to deduct from; to subject to a deduction; as, to dock one's wages

  6. Dock(verb)

    to cut off, bar, or destroy; as, to dock an entail

  7. Dock(noun)

    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

  8. Dock(noun)

    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

  9. Dock(noun)

    the place in court where a criminal or accused person stands

  10. Dock(verb)

    to draw, law, or place (a ship) in a dock, for repairing, cleaning the bottom, etc

  11. Origin: [See Dock a tail. Cf. W. tociaw, and twciaw, to dock, clip.]

FreebaseRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Dock

    A dock is a human-made structure or group of structures involved in the handling of boats or ships, usually on or close to a shore. However, the exact meaning varies among different variants of the English language. "Dock" may also refer to a dockyard or shipyard where the loading, unloading, building, or repairing of ships occurs.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon WurdzRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. DOCK

    A place for laying up. DOCTOR One who lays you up.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'dock' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3795

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'dock' in Nouns Frequency: #1845


Translations for dock

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • قفص الاتهامArabic
  • орязвам, репей, лапад, док, подсъдима скамейка, подрязвамBulgarian
  • lopuch, šťovík, dok, lavice obžalovaných, srazit, přistátCzech
  • kupierenGerman
  • acoplamiento, desrabotar, descolar, desrabarSpanish
  • nasaBasque
  • takiainen, hännäntynkä, kiinnityskohta, typistää, leikata, telakoida, liittäminen, piste, tokka, alentaa, kiinnittyä, telakka, puoli, satama-allas, vähentää, telakoitua, telakointi, hierakka, hännäntyvi, pollari, aitioFinnish
  • darse, socleFrench
  • stáisiún nasctha, copóg, leaba nascthaIrish
  • מעגן, עגןHebrew
  • dokkHungarian
  • ドック, 羊蹄, 船渠, 牛蒡, 酸葉Japanese
  • paewhenua, paenehua, runa, wāpuMāori
  • klit, dok, beklaagdenbank, couperenDutch
  • стыковка, док, щавель, причалRussian
  • kuperaSwedish

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