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Definition of "bag" []

  • A container of flexible material, such as paper, plastic, or leather, that is used for carrying or storing items. (noun)
  • A handbag; a purse. (noun)
  • A piece of hand luggage, such as a suitcase or satchel. (noun)
  • An organic sac or pouch, such as the udder of a cow. (noun)
  • An object that resembles a pouch. (noun)
  • A flexible container with an opening at one end (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The contents of or amount contained in such a container (noun)
  • Any of various measures of quantity, such as a bag containing 1 hundredweight of coal (noun)
  • A piece of portable luggage (noun)
  • Anything that hangs loosely, sags, or is shaped like a bag, such as a loose fold of skin under the eyes or the bulging part of a sail (noun)
  • Any pouch or sac forming part of the body of an animal, esp the udder of a cow (noun)
  • The quantity of quarry taken in a single hunting trip or by a single hunter (noun)
  • An ugly or bad-tempered woman (often in the phrase old bag) (noun)
  • A measure of marijuana, heroin, etc, in folded paper (noun)
  • A person's particular taste, field of skill, interest, activity, etc (noun)
  • To put into a bag (verb)
  • To bulge or cause to bulge; swell (verb)
  • To capture or kill, as in hunting (verb)
  • To catch, seize, or steal (verb)
  • To hang loosely; sag (verb)
  • To achieve or accomplish (verb)
  • To reserve or secure the right to do or to have something (verb)
  • To criticize; disparage (verb)

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Use "bag" in a sentence
  • "Is taking a showy suit of clothes out of bag and admiring them and is about to put them on when he hears some one coming and hurriedly puts them back into the bag_."
  • "Often the term bag-chags (habit) appears as an umbrella term for both tendencies and constant habits."
  • "I joined the Tea Party because dipping the tea bag is a great stress reliever."