ETYM Old Eng. bagge; cf. Icel. baggi, and also Old Fren. bague, bundle, Late Lat. baga.
1. A flexible (usually cloth, paper, or plastic) container with a single opening.
2. The quantity that a bag will hold; SYN. bagful.
3. A sack used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women); SYN. handbag, pocketbook, purse.
4. A portable rectangular traveling bag for carrying clothes; SYN. traveling bag, grip, suitcase.
5. The quantity of game taken in a particular period (usually by one person).
6. An ugly or ill-tempered woman; SYN. old bag.
Jurisdiction of sheriff or bailie.
1. Something that is favored
2. An attractive or sexy person
1. A length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point.
2. A mark that is long relative to its width
3. A linear string of words expressing some idea
4. A formation of people or things one after another
5. A formation of people or things beside one another
6. Something long and thin and flexible.
7. A conceptual separation or demarcation:; SYN. dividing line, demarcation, contrast.
8. A fortified position (especially one marking the most forward position of troops)
9. A particular kind of product; SYN. product line, line of products, line of merchandise, business line, line of business.
10. A commercial organization serving as a common carrier.
11. Railroad track and roadbed; SYN. railway line, rail line.
12. In games or sports; a mark indicating positions or bounds of the playing area.
13. Acting in conformity; or or
14. A single frequency (or very narrow band) of radiation in a spectrum.
ETYM Latin occupatio: cf.French occupation.
1. The principal professional activity in one's life; SYN. business, line of work, line.
2. The act of occupying or taking possession of a building; SYN. occupancy, taking possession.
3. Any activity that occupies a person's attention.
4. A body of people doing the same kind of work; SYN. vocation, occupational group.
5. The act of taking occupancy; SYN. occupying, moving in.
6. The control of a country by military forces of a foreign power; SYN. military control.
ETYM Latin vocatio a bidding, invitation, from vocare to call, from vox, vocis, voice: cf. French vocation. Related to Vocal.
1. Destined or appropriate employment; calling; occupation; trade; business; profession.
2. A calling by the will of God or some other higher being.