Meaning of DOCK in English

DOCK

I.

noun

1 place for loading/unloading ships

ADJECTIVE

▪ commercial

▪ coal , fish , etc.

▪ boat , ferry , shipping (all esp. AmE )

▪ fishing ( AmE )

VERB + DOCK

▪ build , construct

▪ arrive at , arrive in

▪ enter

▪ leave

DOCK + NOUN

▪ company

▪ strike

▪ worker

PREPOSITION

▪ at a/the ~

A car pulled up at the ~.

▪ in ~

The ship is in ~ for repairs.

▪ on a/the ~

the cargo stacked on the ~

2 the dock in a court of law

VERB + THE DOCK

▪ enter , go into , step into

▪ appear in , be in

She was in the ~ on charges of attempted fraud.

PREPOSITION

▪ from the ~

an outburst from the ~

▪ in the ~

The defendant stood in the ~.

II.

verb

Dock is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ boat , ↑ ferry , ↑ ship

Dock is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ boat , ↑ pay , ↑ tail , ↑ wage

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