Definition of "pots" []

  • A container made of earthenware, glass, or similar material; usually round and deep, often having a handle and lid, used for cooking and other domestic purposes (noun)
  • The amount that a pot will hold; potful (noun)
  • A chamber pot, esp a small one designed for a baby or toddler (noun)
  • A handmade piece of pottery (noun)
  • A large mug or tankard, as for beer (noun)
  • Any of various measures used for serving beer (noun)
  • A cup or trophy, esp of silver, awarded as a prize in a competition (noun)
  • The money or stakes in the pool in gambling games, esp poker (noun)
  • A large amount, esp of money (noun)
  • A wicker trap for catching fish, esp crustaceans (noun)
  • A shot by which a ball is pocketed (noun)
  • A joint fund created by a group of individuals or enterprises and drawn upon by them for specified purposes (noun)
  • To set (a plant) in a flowerpot to grow (verb)
  • To put or preserve (goods, meat, etc) in a pot (verb)
  • To cook (food) in a pot (verb)
  • To shoot (game) for food rather than for sport (verb)
  • To shoot (game birds or animals) while they are on the ground or immobile rather than flying or running (verb)
  • To shoot casually or without careful aim at (an animal, etc) (verb)
  • To sit (a baby or toddler) on a chamber pot (verb)
  • To shape clay as a potter (verb)
  • To pocket (a ball) (verb)
  • To capture or win; secure (verb)
  • Plural form of pot. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of pot. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "pots" in a sentence
  • "It is instructive to a student of Balzac to see how disconnected and out of proportion the story becomes in these later parts, -- showing plainly that the master's hand was in the habit of pruning away half, if not more, of what it had written, or -- to change the metaphor and give the process in his own language -- that he put _les grands pots dans les petits pots_, the quarts into the pint pots."
  • "Our water runs us about $42 pesos a month & we have a large garden of about 2500 sq.ft. & plants mostly in pots so they use extra water."
  • "(OK, actually it is, so I strongly advise planting it in pots instead of the ground and yanking it with a vengeance when it starts to spread out of the drain-hole in the pot.)"