Definition of Dock

1. Noun. An enclosure in a court of law where the defendant sits during the trial.

Generic synonyms: Enclosure
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law



2. Verb. Come into dock. "The ship docked"
Specialized synonyms: Berth, Moor, Wharf
Generic synonyms: Come In, Enter, Get In, Get Into, Go In, Go Into, Move Into
Derivative terms: Dockage, Docker, Docking
Antonyms: Undock

3. Noun. Any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine.

4. Verb. Deprive someone of benefits, as a penalty.
Generic synonyms: Deprive

5. Noun. A platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats.
Exact synonyms: Pier, Wharf, Wharfage
Terms within: Bitt, Bollard, Shipside
Specialized synonyms: Levee, Quay
Generic synonyms: Platform
Derivative terms: Wharf, Wharf, Wharf, Wharf, Wharf, Wharf

6. Verb. Deduct from someone's wages.
Generic synonyms: Deduct, Recoup, Withhold

7. Noun. A platform where trucks or trains can be loaded or unloaded.
Exact synonyms: Loading Dock
Generic synonyms: Platform

8. Verb. Remove or shorten the tail of an animal.
Exact synonyms: Bob, Tail
Generic synonyms: Cut
Derivative terms: Bob, Tail

9. 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"
Exact synonyms: Dockage, Docking Facility
Specialized synonyms: Dry Dock, Drydock, Graving Dock, Marina
Generic synonyms: Landing, Landing Place
Group relationships: Harbor, Harbour, Haven, Seaport

10. Verb. Maneuver into a dock. "The men dock the boat "; "Dock the ships"
Specialized synonyms: Dry-dock, Drydock
Generic synonyms: Channelise, Channelize, Direct, Guide, Head, Maneuver, Manoeuver, Manoeuvre, Point, Steer
Derivative terms: Docker, Docking
Antonyms: Undock

11. Noun. The solid bony part of the tail of an animal as distinguished from the hair.
Group relationships: Tail
Generic synonyms: Body Part

12. Noun. A short or shortened tail of certain animals.
Exact synonyms: Bob, Bobtail
Generic synonyms: Tail
Derivative terms: Bob

Definition of Dock

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

2. n. 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. v. t. to cut off, as the end of a thing; to curtail; to cut short; to clip; as, to dock the tail of a horse.

4. n. 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.

5. v. t. To draw, law, or place (a ship) in a dock, for repairing, cleaning the bottom, etc.

Definition of Dock

1. Proper noun. (US rare dated) (given name male) or nickname. ¹

2. Noun. Any of the genus ''Rumex'' of coarse weedy plants with small green flowers related to buckwheat, especially the common dock, and used as potherbs and in folk medicine, especially in curing nettle rash. ¹

3. Noun. A burdock plant, or the leaves of that plant. ¹

4. Noun. The fleshy root of an animal's tail. ¹

5. Noun. The part of the tail which remains after the tail has been docked. ¹

6. Noun. (obsolete) The buttocks or anus. ¹

7. Verb. To cut off a section of an animal's tail. ¹

8. Verb. To reduce (wages); to deduct. ¹

9. Noun. A fixed structure attached to shore to which a vessel is secured when in port. ¹

10. Noun. The body of water between two piers. ¹

11. Noun. A structure attached to shore for loading and unloading vessels. ¹

12. Noun. A section of a hotel or restaurant. ¹

13. Noun. (electronics) A device designed as a base for holding a connected portable appliance such as a laptop computer (in this case, referred to as a ''docking station''), or a mobile telephone, for providing the necessary electrical charge for its autonomy, or as a hardware extension for additional capabilities. ¹

14. Noun. (computing graphical user interface) A toolbar that provides the user with a way of launching applications, and switching between running applications. ¹

15. Noun. An act of docking; joining two things together. ¹

16. Verb. (intransitive) To land at a harbour. ¹

17. Verb. To join two moving items. ¹

18. Verb. (transitive computing) To drag a user interface element (such as a toolbar) to a position on screen where it snaps into place. ¹

19. Noun. Part of a courtroom where the accused sits. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dock

1. to bring into a dock (a wharf) [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Dock

1. 1. A genus of plants (Rumex), some species of which are well-known weeds which have a long taproot and are difficult of extermination. 2. Yellow dock is Rumex crispus, with smooth curly leaves and yellow root, which that of other species is used medicinally as an astringent and tonic. Origin: AS. Docce; of uncertain origin; cf. G. Docken-blatter, Gael. Dogha burdock, OF. Doque; perh. Akin to L. Daucus, daucum, Gr, a kind of parsnip or carrot, used in medicine. Cf. Burdock. 3. 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. 4. A case of leather to cover the clipped or cut tail of a horse. Origin: Cf. Icel. Dockr a short tail, Fries. Dok a little bundle or bunch, G. Docke bundle, skein, a short and thick column. 5. To cut off, as the end of a thing; to curtail; to cut short; to clip; as, to dock the tail of a horse. "His top was docked like a priest biforn." (Chaucer) 6. To cut off a part from; to shorten; to deduct from; to subject to a deduction; as, to dock one's wages. 7. To cut off, bar, or destroy; as, to dock an entail. Origin: See Dock a tail. Cf. W. Tociaw, and twciaw, to dock, clip. 8. 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. 9. 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. 10. To draw, law, or place (a ship) in a dock, for repairing, cleaning the bottom, etc. 11. The place in court where a criminal or accused person stands. Balance dock, a kind of floating dock which is kept level by pumping water out of, or letting it into, the compartments of side chambers. Dry dock, a dock from which the water may be shut or pumped out, especially, one in the form of a chamber having walls and floor, often of masonry and communicating with deep water, but having appliances for excluding it; used in constructing or repairing ships. The name includes structures used for the examination, repairing, or building of vessels, as graving docks, floating docks, hydraulic docks, etc. Floating dock, a dock which is made to become buoyant, and, by floating, to lift a vessel out of water. Graving dock, a dock for holding a ship for graving or cleaning the bottom, etc. Hydraulic dock, a dock in which a vessel is raised clear of the water by hydraulic presses. Naval dock, a dock connected with which are naval stores, materials, and all conveniences for the construction and repair of ships. Sectional dock, a form of floating dock made in separate sections or caissons. Slip dock, a dock having a sloping floor that extends from deep water to above high-water mark, and upon which is a railway on which runs a cradle carrying the ship. Wet dock, a dock where the water is shut in, and kept at a given level, to facilitate the loading and unloading of ships; also sometimes used as a place of safety; a basin. Origin: Akin to D. Dok; of uncertain origin; cf. LL. Doga ditch, L. Doga ditch, L. Doga sort of vessel, Gr. Receptacle, fr. To receive. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dock

docht
docible
docibleness
docile
docilely
docileness
dociler
docilest
docilities
docility
docimacy
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docimasy
docimology
docity
dock (current term)
dock-cress
dock-walloper
dock worker
dockable
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dockages
docked
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dockens
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dockers
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