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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English bagge, from Old Norse baggi (bag, pack, satchel, bundle), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰak- (compare Welsh baich (load, bundle), Ancient Greek βάσταγμα (bástagma, load).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bag (plural bags)

  1. A flexible container made of cloth, paper, plastic, etc.
  2. (informal) A handbag
  3. A suitcase.
  4. A schoolbag, especially a backpack.
  5. One’s preference.
    Acid House is not my bag: I prefer the more traditional styles of music.
  6. (derogatory) An ugly woman.
  7. (baseball) The cloth-covered pillow used for first, second, and third base.
    The grounder hit the bag and bounced over the fielder’s head.
  8. (baseball) First, second, or third base.
    He headed back to the bag.
  9. (preceded by "the") A breathalyzer, so named because it formerly had a plastic bag over the end to measure a set amount of breath.
  10. (mathematics) A collection of objects, disregarding order, but (unlike a set) in which elements may be repeated.
    If one has a bag of three apples and the letter 'a' is taken to denote 'apple', then such bag could be represented symbolically as {a,a,a}. Note that in an ordinary context, when talking about a bag of apples, one does not care about identifying the individual apples, although one might be interested in distinguishing apples by species, for example, letting 'r' denote 'red apple' and 'g' denote 'green apple', then a bag of three red apples and two green apples could be denoted as {r,r,r,g,g}.
  11. A sac in animal bodies, containing some fluid or other substance.
    the bag of poison in the mouth of some serpents
    the bag of a cow
  12. A sort of silken purse formerly tied about men's hair behind, by way of ornament.
  13. The quantity of game bagged in a hunt.
  14. (slang, vulgar) A scrotum.

SynonymsEdit

HyponymsEdit

  • (flexible container): bindle

TranslationsEdit

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VerbEdit

bag (third-person singular simple present bags, present participle bagging, simple past and past participle bagged)

  1. To put into a bag.
  2. To catch or kill, especially when fishing or hunting.
    We bagged three deer yesterday.
  3. To gain possession of something, or to make first claim on something.
  4. (transitive) To furnish or load with a bag.
    • Dryden
      a bee bagged with his honeyed venom
  5. (slang, African American Vernacular) To bring a woman one met on the street with one.
  6. (slang, African American Vernacular) To laugh uncontrollably.
  7. (Australia, slang) To criticise sarcastically.
  8. (medicine) To provide artificial ventilation with a bag valve mask (BVM) resuscitator.
  9. (obsolete, intransitive) To swell or hang down like a full bag.
    The skin bags from containing morbid matter.
  10. (obsolete, intransitive) To swell with arrogance.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Chaucer to this entry?)
  11. (obsolete, intransitive) To become pregnant.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Warner. (Alb. Eng.) to this entry?)

TranslationsEdit

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Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Korean: (baek) (baek)

AnagramsEdit


BretonEdit

NounEdit

bag f

  1. boat

DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse bak (back).

AdverbEdit

bag

  1. behind

NounEdit

bag c (singular definite bagen, plural indefinite bage)

  1. behind, bottom, butt, buttocks
  2. seat (part of clothing)
SynonymsEdit
InflectionEdit

PrepositionEdit

bag

  1. behind

Etymology 2Edit

Verbal noun to bage (bake).

NounEdit

bag n

  1. pastry
SynonymsEdit

VerbEdit

bag

  1. Imperative of bage.

Haitian CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French bague (ring).

NounEdit

bag

  1. ring

LojbanEdit

RafsiEdit

bag

  1. rafsi of bargu.

MeriamEdit

NounEdit

bag

  1. cheek

NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Loanword from Old Norse baggi through English bag.

PronunciationEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

bag

  1. A purse more or less similar to a bag or a sack.
  2. On a baby carriage: a detachable part of the carriage to lie on.

InflectionEdit


RohingyaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit व्याघ्र (vyāghra)

NounEdit

bag

  1. tiger

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the English word bag.

NounEdit

bag c

  1. A kind of large bag; a duffel bag

DeclensionEdit


Torres Strait CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Meriam bag.

NounEdit

bag

  1. (eastern dialect) cheek

SynonymsEdit

  • masa (western dialect)

TurkmenEdit

NounEdit

bag (definite accusative bagy, plural baglar)

  1. garden