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Synonyms for sack

dismissal

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dismiss

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  • dismiss
  • fire
  • axe
  • discharge
  • kick out
  • give (someone) the boot
  • give (someone) his marching orders
  • kiss off
  • give (someone) the push
  • give (someone) the bullet
  • give (someone) his books
  • give (someone) the elbow
  • give (someone) his cards
  • give someone his or her P45

Synonyms for sack

the act of dismissing or the condition of being dismissed from employment

to rob of goods by force, especially in time of war

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a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases

an enclosed space

the quantity contained in a sack

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any of various light dry strong white wine from Spain and Canary Islands (including sherry)

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a woman's full loose hiplength jacket

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a hanging bed of canvas or rope netting (usually suspended between two trees)

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a loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist

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the plundering of a place by an army or mob

plunder (a town) after capture

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put in a sack

References in periodicals archive ?
The clean- up is not a nice job and if we can make it a little easier for homeowners by supplying heavy duty sacks, to not only throw damaged items away in but also to help keep their possessions dry over the next few months, then that is the least we can do.
Another benefit of sack gardens becomes evident when you situate an empty burlap sack in a raised bed garden or on a higher construction type of elevated structure, then fill with proper ingredients.
The mum-of-two from Whitley has a list of names who will receive sacks but is appealing to groups who look after needy children to get in touch so they do not miss out this Christmas.
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents has put out the warning after revealing that at least 16 babies have suffocated and choked on nappy sacks.
He was lying in his cot with a handful of nappy sacks scattered around him and one was covering his face.
While the Collator System has the ability to work with most sack placing and sealing systems, it can also be integrated to work with Pacepacker's T Series sack placers and award winning Total Bag Control (TBC) system, that accurately seals sacks with ultimate control enabling enhanced pack quality.
says the policeman while moving on to the next potato sack.
Qasim said he had got 100 sacks of onion (each sack contains 98 kilograms of onions) from his farm.
When I first started, I talked to a sack collector and told him what I was trying to do.
Cliff and Phil Williams bought the sack maker in 1955Then it was one of 20 Liverpool firms providing hessian sacking for goods like wheat and animal feedstuffs.
EVEN two, high-scoring wins couldn't save him from the sack.
It is easier to ID a gun by feel or look in a Sack-Ups, and the sack has a tag if you want to keep a written record on it.
ONLY sadists enjoy sacking people but, as I was told when I was 18, it's not the people you sack who make your life a misery, it's the ones you fail to sack when you should have.
The Frantschach Group, Vienna, Austria, regards itself as "a global provider of packaging solutions and high performance materials," with a long-established reputation as one of the world's leading producers of high quality sack kraft papers and industrial sacks.
The wrench in that star-making machinery was that Saul lived, quite happily, not in New York but in Seattle--with Michael Sack, his partner since 1975.