Complete Definition of "pot"

English

Pronunciation
enPR|pÅt, IPA|/pÉt/, SAMPA|/pQt/
audio|en-us-pot.ogg|Audio (US)

Etymology 1
OE. term|pott|lang=ang.

Noun
en-noun

  1. A vessel used for cooking or store|storing food.
  2. poker The money wagered in poker or similar games.
  3. rfv-sense poker A round in a poker game.
  4. A trap for catching lobsters, crabs, or fish.
  5. context|slang|uncountable marijuana, cannabis.
  6. archaic An iron hat with a broad brim.

#: Quotations
#:* 1786, The pot is an iron hat with broad brims: there are many under the denomination in the Tower, said to have been taken from the French; one of them is represented in plat 7, fig. 1 and 2. — Francis Grose, A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons, page 12.

  1. AU A glass of beer. Size varies regionally but is normally 10 fl oz (285 ml).
  2. A potshot
  3. slang A protruding belly; a paunch.
  4. slang ruin|Ruin or deterioration.

#* His prospect went to pot.

  1. context|sports|billiards|snooker|pool The act of causing a ball to fall into a pocket.

Translations
trans-top|a vessel
Arabic: Arab|Ùدر (qedr) m, Arab|Ø¥Ùاء|Ø¥ÙÙاء (âinÄâ) m, Arab|Ø·Ùجرة IPAchar|(Êánjara) f
Chinese: é (guÅ)
Crimean Tatar: badiye
Dutch: t+|nl|pot|m
Finnish: t+|fi|ruukku, t+|fi|pata, t+|fi|kattila
French: t+|fr|pot|m, t+|fr|marmite|f
German: t+|de|Topf|m
Hungarian: t-|hu|edény, t+|hu|fazék
Italian: t+|it|pentola|f, t-|it|vaso|m
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Japanese: t-|ja|é|scJpan (t-|ja|ãªã¹|trnabe|sc=Jpan)
Korean: t-|ko|ë¨ì§|trdanji|scHang, t+|ko|ë|trdok|scHang
Kurdish: KUchar|ÙازاÙ, KUchar|ÙÙâÙجÙâÚµ
Portuguese: t+|pt|pote|m
Romanian: t-|ro|oalÄ|f
Russian: гоÑÑок (goršók) m
Serbian: lonac m, Å¡erpa f, kotao m
Spanish: t+|es|olla|f, t-|es|marmita|f
Swedish: t-|sv|gryta|c
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trans-top|money
Finnish: t|fi|potti
German: t|de|Einsatz|m
trans-mid
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trans-top|a trap
Finnish: t-|fi|merta
trans-mid
Korean: t-|ko|íµë°|trtongbal|scHang
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ttbc|CJKV Characters: 鬷, é¡, é, ç¬, ç, 壺, 壶, 壷
ttbc|Telugu: à°à±à°à°¡ (kuMDa)
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Derived terms
rel-top3|terms derived from "pot"
pot ale
pot boiler
pot holder
pot roast
pot-au-feu
potable
potash
potassium
potbelly
rel-mid3
potboil
potboiler
pothead
pothole
potpie
potpourri
potshot
potsherd
pottage
rel-mid3
potter
pottery
potty
hot pot
potted plant
two pot screamer
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Verb
en-verb|pots|potting|potted|potted

  1. To put (something) into a pot.
  2. To preserve by bottle|bottling or canning, e.g. potted meat
  3. context|snooker|billiards|pool|etc. To cause a ball to fall into a pocket.
  4. UK To send someone to gaol, expeditiously.

Translations
trans-top|to put (something) into a pot
Finnish: tölkittää
German: etwas in einen Topf werfen
trans-mid
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trans-top|to preserve
Finnish: tölkittää
trans-mid
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trans-top|to cause a ball to fall into a pocket
Finnish: pussittaa
trans-mid
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ttbc|German: etwas in einem Topf aufbewahren
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Etymology 2
Possibly a shortened form of Mexican S. term|potiguaya||marijuana leaves|langes or term|potaguaya||cannabis leaves|langes or term|potación de guaya|lang=es literally âdrink of griefâ, supposedly denoting a drink of wine or brandy in which marijuana buds were steeped.

Noun
en-noun

  1. context|slang|uncountable The drug marijuana.

Translations
trans-top|marijuana
Dutch: wiet
Finnish: t+|fi|ruoho
German: t+|de|Gras|n, t+|de|Marihuana|n
trans-mid
Hungarian: t-|hu|marihuána, t+|hu|fű
Spanish: t-|es|marihuana|f
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References
R:Webster NCD 1974
R:Online Etymology Dictionary

Anagrams
opt
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Category:1000 English basic words
Category:Containers
Category:Recreational drugs
Category:Snooker


Basque

Noun
infl|eu|noun

  1. kiss

Croatian

Noun
infl|hr|noun|g=m

  1. sweat

Czech

Pronunciation
IPA|/pot/

Noun
infl|cs|noun|g=m|inanimate

  1. sweat

Declension
cs-noun-decl|pot|potu|potu|pot|pote|potu|potem|poty|potů|potům|poty|poty|potech|poty

Category:cs:Bodily fluids


Dutch

Noun
nl-noun|potten|potje|g=m

  1. jar, pot, vase
  2. pejorative|lang=nl dyke (lesbian)

Derived terms
potplant
bloempot
oppotten
verpotten


French

Etymology
From VL. pottum 'pot, jar'

Noun
fr-noun|m

  1. (common, original sense) metal or baked pot, jar, vase; ften specified after its intended content which follows after à -, e.g. pot à fleurs 'flower pot'.
  2. cooking pot; culinary dish prepared in one.
  3. drink|Drink, alcoholic beverage.
  4. #English|Pot, kitty, pool of money staked at cards.
  5. ancient measure, containing two pintes
  6. paper size, about 40 by 31 cm
  7. (slang, vulgar) arse|Arse, bum, behind.
  8. luck|Luck, good fortune.

Derived terms
potage
potager
pot-au-feu
pot-de-vin, pot-de-vinier m
potée
poterie; potier
(adopted in many languages) pot pourri
avoir du pot (or "du bol": be lucky)
découvrir le pot aux roses
en avoir plein le pot
faire son pot
pot de colle
se manier le pot
tourner autour du pot

References
R:NPLI


Romanian

Pronunciation
IPA|[pot]|lang=ro

Verb
infl|ro|verb form

  1. First person singular present indicative form of l|ro|putea. I can

#: te pot vedea, prostule.
#:: I can see you, idiot.

  1. First-person singular present subjunctive form of l|ro|putea.

#: am sÄ pot sÄ merg cu tine mâine dimineaÅ£Ä
#:: I'll be able to go with you tomorrow morning.

  1. Third-person plural present indicative form of l|ro|putea. they can

#: calmeazÄ-te, nu pot sÄ-îţi|Å£i strÄbatÄ gând.
#:: calm down, they can't read your mind.

See also
l|ro|poatÄ


Slovene

Noun
infl|sl|noun|g=mf

  1. way, road

Noun
infl|sl|noun|g=m

  1. sweat

Tatar

Noun
infl|tt|noun

  1. archaic|lang=tt A unit of volume: 1 pot, the volume of 16 kg of water.
  2. archaic|langtt A unit of weight: 1 pot 40 qadaq = 16.380 kg .

Declension
tt-latin-noun|nıñ|qa|nı|ta|tan

See also
pedialite|Obsolete Tatar units of measurement

Category:tt:Units of measure

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