Synonyms of bag
1 sackDictionary • She left the hotel carrying a shopping bag.
sack • a sack of potatoes
container • The paint is supplied in a clear, plastic container.
sac • The lungs consist of millions of tiny air sacs.
receptacle • a receptacle for water
2 handbagDictionary • Meg drew a long, knitted scarf out of her leather bag.
handbag • the foldaway cup that fits into your handbag or pocket
purse (US) • She reached into her purse for her cigarettes.
3 luggageDictionary • The airline lost my bag so I didn't have any training gear.
chest • At the very bottom of the chest were his carving tools.
trunk • He had left most of his records in a trunk in the attic.
suitcase • It did not take Andrew long to pack a suitcase.
baggage • excess baggage
rucksack • a man carrying a brilliant blue rucksack
1 getDictionary • The smart ones will have already bagged their seats.
get • The problem was how to get enough food.
take • He took the gold medal in the 100 metres.
land (informal) • He landed a place on the graduate training scheme.
score (slang) • They scored 282 points in their first innings.
gain • The company didn't disclose how much it expects to gain from the deal.
secure • His achievements helped him to secure the job.
obtain • Evans was trying to obtain a false passport.
acquire • The company acquired a 50% stake in Saab for $4m.
get hold of
procure • It was difficult to procure food and other daily necessitites.
make sure of
win possession of
2 catchDictionary • Bag a rabbit for supper.
catch • Police say they are confident of catching the killer.
get • The police have got the killer.
shoot • The police had orders to shoot anyone who attacked them.
capture • The police gave chase and captured him as he was trying to escape.
trap • The locals were trying to trap and kill the birds.
snare • He'd snared a rabbit earlier in the day.
ensnare • The spider must wait for the prey to be ensnared in its web.
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• The company acquired a 50% stake in Saab for $4m.
come into possession of
come into possession of
baggageYour baggage consists of the bags that you take with you when you travel.
• excess baggage
balloonWhen something balloons, it increases rapidly in amount.
• The budget deficit has ballooned to $25 million. • Her weight ballooned from 8 stone to 11 stone.
Thesaurus for bag from the Collins English Thesaurus