Definition of Pool

1. Noun. An excavation that is (usually) filled with water.

Specialized synonyms: Cistern, Natatorium, Swimming Bath, Swimming Pool, Wading Pool, Water Jump
Generic synonyms: Excavation



2. Verb. Combine into a common fund. "We pooled resources"
Generic synonyms: Share

3. Noun. A small lake. "The pond was too small for sailing"
Exact synonyms: Pond
Specialized synonyms: Fishpond, Horsepond, Mere, Millpond, Swimming Hole, Water Hole
Generic synonyms: Lake

4. Verb. Join or form a pool of people.
Generic synonyms: Aggroup, Group

5. Noun. An organization of people or resources that can be shared. "When he was first hired he was assigned to the pool"
Generic synonyms: Organisation, Organization
Specialized synonyms: Typing Pool

6. Noun. An association of companies for some definite purpose.
Exact synonyms: Consortium, Syndicate
Generic synonyms: Association
Specialized synonyms: Cartel, Combine, Corporate Trust, Trust
Derivative terms: Syndicate, Syndicate

7. Noun. Any communal combination of funds. "Everyone contributed to the pool"
Terms within: Bet, Stake, Stakes, Wager
Generic synonyms: Reserve Account, Reserve Fund

8. Noun. A small body of standing water (rainwater) or other liquid. "The body lay in a pool of blood"
Exact synonyms: Puddle
Specialized synonyms: Billabong, Mud Puddle
Generic synonyms: Body Of Water, Water
Derivative terms: Puddle, Puddle

9. Noun. The combined stakes of the betters.
Exact synonyms: Kitty
Generic synonyms: Bet, Stake, Stakes, Wager

10. Noun. Something resembling a pool of liquid. "His chair sat in a puddle of books and magazines"
Exact synonyms: Puddle
Generic synonyms: Place, Spot, Topographic Point

11. Noun. Any of various games played on a pool table having 6 pockets.
Exact synonyms: Pocket Billiards
Generic synonyms: Table Game
Terms within: Break, Cannon, Carom, Masse, Masse Shot, Miscue
Specialized synonyms: Snooker

Definition of Pool

1. n. A small and rather deep collection of (usually) fresh water, as one supplied by a spring, or occurring in the course of a stream; a reservoir for water; as, the pools of Solomon.

2. n. The stake played for in certain games of cards, billiards, etc.; an aggregated stake to which each player has contributed a snare; also, the receptacle for the stakes.

3. v. t. To put together; to contribute to a common fund, on the basis of a mutual division of profits or losses; to make a common interest of; as, the companies pooled their traffic.

4. v. i. To combine or contribute with others, as for a commercial, speculative, or gambling transaction.

Definition of Pool

1. Noun. A small and rather deep collection of (usually) fresh water, as one supplied by a spring, or occurring in the course of a stream; a reservoir for water; as, the pools of Solomon --Wyclif ¹

2. Noun. A small body of standing or stagnant water; a puddle ¹

3. Noun. A swimming pool ¹

4. Noun. A supply of resources ¹

5. Noun. A game at billiards, in which each of the players stakes a certain sum, the winner taking the whole; also, in public billiard rooms, a game in which the loser pays the entrance fee for all who engage in the game; a game of skill in pocketing the balls on a pool table ¹

6. Noun. In rifle shooting, a contest in which each competitor pays a certain sum for every shot he makes, the net proceeds being divided among the winners ¹

7. Noun. Any gambling or commercial venture in which several persons join ¹

8. Noun. The stake played for in certain games of cards, billiards, etc.; an aggregated stake to which each player has contributed a share; also, the receptacle for the stakes ¹

9. Noun. A combination of persons contributing money to be used for the purpose of increasing or depressing the market price of stocks, grain, or other commodities; also, the aggregate of the sums so contributed; for example, as the pool took all the wheat offered below the limit, he put $10,000 into the pool ¹

10. Noun. (rail transport) A mutual arrangement between competing lines, by which the receipts of all are aggregated, and then distributed pro rata according to agreement ¹

11. Noun. (legal) An aggregation of properties or rights, belonging to different people in a community, in a common fund, to be charged with common liabilities ¹

12. Noun. ¹

13. Verb. (transitive) to put together; contribute to a common fund, on the basis of a mutual division of profits or losses; to make a common interest of; as, the companies pooled their traffic ¹

14. Verb. (intransitive) to combine or contribute with others, as for a commercial, speculative, or gambling transaction ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pool

1. to combine in a common fund [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Pool

1. 1. A small and rather deep collection of (usually) fresh water, as one supplied by a spring, or occurring in the course of a stream; a reservoir for water; as, the pools of Solomon. "Charity will hardly water the ground where it must first fill a pool." (Bacon) "The sleepy pool above the dam." (Tennyson) 2. A small body of standing or stagnant water; a puddle. "The filthy mantled pool beyond your cell." Origin: AS. Pol; akin to LG. Pool, pohl, D. Poel, G. Pfuhl; cf. Icel. Pollr, also W. Pwll, Gael. Poll. To put together; to contribute to a common fund, on the basis of a mutual division of profits or losses; to make a common interest of; as, the companies pooled their traffic. "Finally, it favors the poolingof all issues." (U. S. Grant) Origin: Pooled; Pooling. 1. The stake played for in certain games of cards, billiards, etc.; an aggregated stake to which each player has contributed a snare; also, the receptacle for the stakes. 2. A game at billiards, in which each of the players stakes a certain sum, the winner taking the whole; also, in public billiard rooms, a game in which the loser pays the entrance fee for all who engage in the game; a game of skill in pocketing the balls on a pool table. This game is played variously, but commonly with fifteen balls, besides one cue ball, the contest being to drive the most balls into the pockets. "He plays pool at the billiard houses." (Thackeray) 3. In rifle shooting, a contest in which each competitor pays a certain sum for every shot he makes, the net proceeds being divided among the winners. 4. Any gambling or commercial venture in which several persons join. 5. A combination of persons contributing money to be used for the purpose of increasing or depressing the market price of stocks, grain, or other commodities; also, the aggregate of the sums so contributed; as, the pool took all the wheat offered below the limit; he put $10,000 into the pool. 6. A mutual arrangement between competing lines, by which the receipts of all are aggregated, and then distributed pro rata according to agreement. 7. An aggregation of properties or rights, belonging to different people in a community, in a common fund, to be charged with common liabilities. Pin pool, a variety of the game of billiards in which small wooden pins are set up to be knocked down by the balls. Pool ball, one of the coloured ivory balls used in playing the game at billiards called pool. Pool snipe, the European redshank. Pool table, a billiard table with pockets. Origin: F. Poule, properly, a hen. See Pullet Alternative forms: poule. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pool

poohs
pooiest
pooing
pooja
poojah
poojahs
poojas
pook
pooka
pookas
pooking
pookit
pookoo
pookoos
pooks
pool (current term)
pool ball
pool cue
pool hall
pool halls
pool noodle
pool parties
pool party
pool player
pool stick
pool table
pool tables
poolable
pooled
pooled serum

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