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  1. bag
  2. noun


    • 1. put (something) in a bag:

      customers bagged their own groceries we bagged up the apples
    • 2. (of a hunter) succeed in killing or catching an animal:

      in 1979, handgun hunters bagged 677 deer
      Synonym : catch, capture, trap, snare, ensnare, land, kill, shoot, pick off
    • 3. succeed in securing (something):

      we've bagged three awards for excellence
      Synonym : get, secure, obtain, acquire, reserve, commandeer, grab, appropriate, take, win, achieve, attain, get one's hands on, get one's mitts on, nab, pick up, land, net
    • 4. (of clothes, especially pants) hang loosely or lose shape:

      these trousers never bag at the knee
      Synonym : sag, hang loosely, bulge, swell, balloon
    • 5. swell or bulge.

    • 6. quit; give up on:

      it was a drag to be in the ninth grade at 17, so he bagged it
    • 7. fit (a patient) with an oxygen mask or other respiratory aid.

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: bag, plural noun: bags

    • v.: verb: bag, 3rd person present: bags, gerund or present participle: bagging, past tense: bagged, past participle: bagged

    • noun

      a flexible container with an opening at the top, used for carrying things:

      the amount contained in a bag:

    • verb

      put (something) in a bag:

      succeed in killing or catching (an animal):

    • a child's expression used to make a claim to something
    • noun

    • a child's expression used to make a claim to something
    • noun

    • noun

      a bag made of opaque brown paper.

      denoting a cold meal prepared at home and carried in a brown paper bag to work, school, etc.:

    • verb

      take a packed lunch to work, school, etc.:
    • noun

      a stuffed or inflated bag, typically cylindrical or pear-shaped, suspended so it can be punched for exercise or training, especially by boxers.

      a person on whom another person vents their anger.

    • noun

      a container from which a person chooses a wrapped item at random, without knowing the contents.

      an assortment of miscellaneous items.

    • noun

      a large bag for carrying diapers and other items used to care for a baby; a diaper bag:

      a disposable bag for throwing away soiled diapers:

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