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Definitions of purse:
  • noun:   a small bag for carrying money
  • noun:   a sum of money offered as a prize
    Example: "The purse barely covered the winner's expenses"
  • noun:   a sum of money spoken of as the contents of a money purse
    Example: "He made the contribution out of his own purse"
  • noun:   a bag used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women)
  • verb:   gather or contract into wrinkles or folds; pucker
    Example: "Purse ones's lips"
  • verb:   contract one's lips into a rounded shape

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