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Pot Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • metal or earthenware cooking vessel that is usually round and deep; often has a handle and lid
  • street names for marijuana
  • a container in which plants are cultivated
  • a resistor with three terminals, the third being an adjustable center terminal; used to adjust voltages in radios and TV sets
  • a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
  • slang terms for a paunch
  • the cumulative amount involved in a game (such as poker)
  • the quantity contained in a pot
  • (often followed by `of'') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "it must have cost plenty"
  • plant in a pot; "He potted the palm"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • metal or earthenware cooking vessel that is usually round and deep; often has a handle and lid ,
  • a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination ,
  • the quantity contained in a pot ,
  • a container in which plants are cultivated ,
  • (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "it must have cost plenty" ,
  • the cumulative amount involved in a game (such as poker) ,
  • slang for a paunch ,
  • a resistor with three terminals, the third being an adjustable center terminal; used to adjust voltages in radios and TV sets ,
  • street names for marijuana

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Pot Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A cooking pot is a vessel to cook in. It is often larger than a pan, and will be taller than it is wide. Pots are used for boiling liquids, like soups or stew.



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'Pot' example sentence in quotations


* Je veux que les paysans mettent la poule au pot tous les dimanches. - King Henry IV of France

* Fr., I want there to be no peasant in my realm so poor that he will not have a chicken in his pot every Sunday. - King Henry IV of France

* Genius will live and thrive without training, but it does not the less reward the watering pot and the pruning knife. - Margaret Fuller


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Pot Sample Sentences in News


  • The burden of Colorado's pot tourism
    In the nearly 12 months since Colorado became the first state to allow legal use of recreational marijuana, it has seen more than $300 million in sales of state-regulated pot. Any number of problems have cropped up with this experiment in government advancement of a harmful drug. Yet one problem should not be tolerated: the spillover burden placed on neighboring s Read more on this news related to 'Pot'
  • Lawsuit shows resistance to legalization of pot
    DENVER (AP) — Despite growing public support for legalizing marijuana, a lawsuit filed by Nebraska and Oklahoma shows that at least two segments of American society are prepared to fight the idea before the nation's highest court — social conservatives and law enforcement. Read more on this news related to 'Pot'
  • Congressional deal upends pot legalization in DC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Elected officials and drug-policy advocates hoped to make the nation's capital the first place on the East Coast with legal pot. They wanted to use the District of Columbia as further encouragement for states to make their own marijuana laws, and they were optimistic that Congress wouldn't intervene, pointing to a Republican caucus that Read more on this news related to 'Pot'

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