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dock1 British & World English

An enclosed area of water in a port for the loading, unloading, and repair of ships

dock2 British & World English

Deduct (something, especially an amount of money or a point in a game)

dock3 British & World English

The enclosure in a criminal court where a defendant stands or sits

dock4 British & World English

A coarse weed of temperate regions, with inconspicuous greenish or reddish flowers. The leaves are used to relieve nettle stings

dock1 English Thesaurus

his boat was moored at the end of the dock

dock2 English Thesaurus

they enforce payment by docking money from the father's salary

in dock British & World English

(Of a ship) moored in a dock

dry dock British & World English

A dock which can be drained of water to allow the inspection and repair of a ship’s hull

wet dock British & World English

A dock in which water is maintained at a level at which a ship is able to float

dock brief British & World English

A brief given directly to a barrister selected from a panel of those present by a prisoner in the dock, without the agency of a solicitor

dock worker British & World English

A person employed in a port to load and unload ships; a docker

scene dock British & World English

A space in a theatre near the stage in which scenery is stored

floating dock British & World English

A floating structure used as a dry dock

graving dock British & World English

Another term for dry dock.

in dock in dock1 British & World English

(Of a ship) moored in a dock

dry-dock in dry dock British & World English

Place (a ship) in a dry dock

loading dock in dock1 British & World English

A platform for loading lorries or goods trains