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bag

Synonyms of bag in English:

noun

  • 1 I dug around in my bag for a lipstick
    handbag, purse, shoulder bag, clutch bag/purse, minaudière;
    sack, pouch
    informal manbag
    historical reticule
  • 2 she began to unpack her bags
    backpack, rucksack, knapsack, haversack, carryall, kit bag, duffel bag;
    (bags)luggage, baggage
  • 3 informal mystery novels just aren't my bag
    interest, preoccupation, concern
    informal thing
  • verb

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  • 1 locals bagged the most fish
    catch, land, capture, trap, snare, ensnare;
    kill, shoot
  • 2 he bagged seven medals
    commandeer, grab, appropriate, take
    informal get one's hands on, land, net
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