Definition of Pot

1. Noun. Metal or earthenware cooking vessel that is usually round and deep; often has a handle and lid.

2. Verb. Plant in a pot. "He potted the palm"
Generic synonyms: Embed, Engraft, Imbed, Implant, Plant
Specialized synonyms: Repot

3. Noun. A plumbing fixture for defecation and urination.
Exact synonyms: Can, Commode, Crapper, Potty, Stool, Throne, Toilet
Group relationships: Bath, Bathroom, Bathroom, Can, John, Lav, Lavatory, Privy, Toilet
Specialized synonyms: Flushless Toilet, Flush Toilet, Lavatory, Potty Chair, Potty Seat
Generic synonyms: Plumbing Fixture
Terms within: Toilet Bowl, Toilet Seat
Derivative terms: Crap, Stool

4. Noun. The quantity contained in a pot.
Exact synonyms: Potful
Generic synonyms: Containerful

5. Noun. A container in which plants are cultivated.
Exact synonyms: Flowerpot
Generic synonyms: Container
Specialized synonyms: Planter

6. Noun. (often followed by 'of') a large number or amount or extent. "A wad of money"

7. Noun. The cumulative amount involved in a game (such as poker).
Exact synonyms: Jackpot, Kitty
Category relationships: Poker, Poker Game
Generic synonyms: Bet, Stake, Stakes, Wager

8. Noun. Slang for a paunch.
Exact synonyms: Bay Window, Corporation, Potbelly, Tummy
Generic synonyms: Belly, Paunch
Language type: Argot, Cant, Jargon, Lingo, Patois, Slang, Vernacular

9. Noun. A resistor with three terminals, the third being an adjustable center terminal; used to adjust voltages in radios and TV sets.
Exact synonyms: Potentiometer
Generic synonyms: Potential Divider, Voltage Divider

10. Noun. Street names for marijuana.
Exact synonyms: Dope, Gage, Grass, Green Goddess, Locoweed, Mary Jane, Sens, Sess, Skunk, Smoke, Weed
Generic synonyms: Cannabis, Ganja, Marihuana, Marijuana
Derivative terms: Dope, Dope, Smoke

Definition of Pot

1. n. 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. v. t. To place or inclose in pots

3. v. i. To tipple; to drink.

4. v. t. To shoot for the pot, i.e., cooking; to secure or hit by a pot shot; to shoot when no special skill is needed.

5. v. i. To take a pot shot or shots, as at game or an enemy.

6. n. The total of the bets at stake at one time, as in racing or card playing; the pool;

Definition of Pot

1. Noun. A vessel used for cooking or storing food. ¹

2. Noun. (poker) The money wagered in poker or similar games. ¹

3. Noun. A trap for catching lobsters, crabs, or fish. ¹

4. Noun. (archaic) An iron hat with a broad brim. ¹

5. Noun. (Australia Queensland Victoria Tasmania) A glass of beer, of a size that varies regionally but is normally 10 fl oz (285 ml). ¹

6. Noun. A potshot. ¹

7. Noun. (slang) A protruding belly; a paunch. ¹

8. Noun. (slang) Ruin or deterioration. ¹

9. Noun. (context: sports billiards snooker pool) The act of causing a ball to fall into a pocket. ¹

10. Noun. (slang) A potentiometer. ¹

11. Noun. (rail transport) A non-conducting, usually ceramic, stand that supports the third rail while keeping it electrically insulated from the ground. ¹

12. Verb. To put (something) into a pot. ¹

13. Verb. To preserve by bottling or canning, e.g. ''potted meat'' ¹

14. Verb. (context: cue sports) To cause a ball to fall into a pocket. ¹

15. Verb. (context: cue sports) To be capable of being potted. ¹

16. Verb. (British) To send someone to gaol, expeditiously. ¹

17. Noun. (slang uncountable) The drug marijuana. ¹

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Definition of Pot

1. to put in a pot (a round, fairly deep container) [v POTTED, POTTING, POTS]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pot

pot (current term)
pot boiler
pot boilers

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