dock - definition and synonyms

 
 
noun 

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/dɒk/
singulardock
pluraldocks
  1. 1
    [countable] an enclosed area of water in a port, where ships stay while goods are taken on or off, passengers get on or off, or repairs are done
    1. a.

      docks

      [plural] the area in a port where the docks are

      Liverpool docks

  2. 2

    the dock

    legal the part of a court of law where the person who is accused of a crime stands or sits
  3. 3
    [countable/uncountable] a wild plant with large leaves