Meaning of POCKET in English

POCKET

n.

Function: transitive verb

Date: 1589

1 a : to put or enclose in or as if in one's pocket < pocket ed the change> b : to appropriate to one's own use : STEAL c : to refuse assent to (a bill) by a pocket veto

2 : to put up with : ACCEPT

3 : to set aside : SUPPRESS < pocket ed his pride>

4 a : to hem in b : to drive (a ball) into a pocket of a pool table

5 : to cover or supply with pockets

– pock · et · able \ ' pä-k ə -t ə -b ə l \ adjective

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.