Definitions of sack

  1. To put in a sack; to bag; as, to sack corn.
  2. To bear or carry in a sack upon the back or the shoulders.
  3. To plunder or pillage, as a town or city; to devastate; to ravage.
  4. To plunder; put into bags.
  5. To put into a sack.
  6. To plunder: to ravage.
  7. To put into a sack; to pillage.
  8. To put into, cover with, or carry in a sack.
  9. To plunder ( a town or city).
  10. make as a net profit; " The company cleared $ 1 million"
  11. To put in a sack or bags.
  12. To plunder a town when taken by storm.
  13. To plunder or pillage, as a town or city.
  14. a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases
  15. a loose- fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist
  16. the termination of someone's employment ( leaving them free to depart)
  17. a hanging bed of canvas or rope netting ( usually suspended between two trees); swing easily
  18. the plundering of a place by an army or mob; usually involves destruction and slaughter; " the sack of Rome"
  19. an enclosed space; " the trapped miners found a pocket of air"
  20. put in a sack; " The grocer sacked the onions"
  21. A name formerly given to various dry Spanish wines.
  22. A bag for holding and carrying goods of any kind; a receptacle made of some kind of pliable material, as cloth, leather, and the like; a large pouch.
  23. A measure of varying capacity, according to local usage and the substance. The American sack of salt is 215 pounds; the sack of wheat, two bushels.
  24. Originally, a loosely hanging garment for women, worn like a cloak about the shoulders, and serving as a decorative appendage to the gown; now, an outer garment with sleeves, worn by women; as, a dressing sack.
  25. A sack coat; a kind of coat worn by men, and extending from top to bottom without a cross seam.
  26. See 2d Sac, 2.
  27. Bed.
  28. The pillage or plunder, as of a town or city; the storm and plunder of a town; devastation; ravage.
  29. A bag or pouch, especially a large coarse bag; a short, loose garment or cloak; a Spanish dry wine; plunder by soldiers of a town taken by storm.
  30. A large bag of coarse cloth, for holding grain, flour, etc.: the contents of a sack: a loose upper garment or cloak.
  31. The plunder or devastation of a town: ravage.
  32. A large bag; loose coat; act of plundering a town; a Spanish wine.
  33. A bag for bulky articles.
  34. A loose garment with sleeves.
  35. The pillaging of a captured town or city; booty obtained by pillage.
  36. A large coarse cloth bag for holding corn, wool, cotton, & c.; the quantity a sack contains.
  37. A dry Spanish wine.
  38. A loose garment or cloak.
  39. The plunder or pillage of a town.
  40. A large bag made of coarse cloth or canvas; a measure of 3 bushels; 280 lb. of corn. meal, or flour; 364 lb. of wool in Eng.; a rude coarse cloak of our ancestors; a loose upper garment.
  41. A name given to different sorts of dry wine extensively used in England in the 16th century; a variety of sweet wine.
  42. The pillage or plunder of a town or city, as by soldiery; devastation.