English dictionary

dock meaning and definition

Definition and meaning of dock at MeaningMonkey.org. dock meaning and definition in the English Dictionary.

DOCK noun

Definition of dock (noun)

  1. an enclosure in a court of law where the defendant sits during the trial
  2. any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine
  3. a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats
  4. a platform where trucks or trains can be loaded or unloaded
  5. 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
  6. the solid bony part of the tail of an animal as distinguished from the hair
  7. a short or shortened tail of certain animals

DOCK verb

Definition of dock (verb)

  1. come into dock
    • "the ship docked"
    • antonym: undock
  2. deprive someone of benefits, as a penalty
  3. deduct from someone's wages
  4. remove or shorten the tail of an animal
  5. maneuver into a dock
    • "dock the ships"
    • antonym: undock
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

If you find this page useful, share it with others! It would be a great help. Thank you!


Link to this page: