Definitions of sack:
- noun: the plundering of a place by an army or mob; usually involves destruction and slaughter
Example: "The sack of Rome"
- noun: a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases
- noun: a woman's full loose hiplength jacket
- noun: any of various light dry strong white wine from Spain and Canary Islands (including sherry)
- noun: the quantity contained in a sack
- noun: a loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist
- noun: a hanging bed of canvas or rope netting (usually suspended between two trees); swing easily
- noun: an enclosed space
- noun: the termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
- verb: plunder (a town) after capture
Example: "The barbarians sacked Rome"
- verb: put in a sack
Example: "The grocer sacked the onions"
- verb: make as a net profit
- verb: terminate the employment of
- name: A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #9190)
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