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1 dock /ˈdɑːk/ noun
plural docks
1 dock
/ˈdɑːk/
noun
plural docks
Learner's definition of DOCK
: an area of water in a port where ships are loaded, unloaded, or repaired
[count]
[noncount]
see also dry dock
the docks : the area in a town or city that has rows of docks, offices, and other buildings
[count] US : a long structure that is built out into water and used as a place to get on, get off, or tie up a boat
[count] US : a place for loading materials onto ships, trucks, trains, etc.
[count] : the place in a court of law where a person who is accused of a crime stands or sits during a trial

in the dock

: on trial for committing a crime
2 dock /ˈdɑːk/ verb
docks; docked; docking
2 dock
/ˈdɑːk/
verb
docks; docked; docking
Learner's definition of DOCK
: to bring a ship or boat into a dock
[no object]
[+ object]
: to join together (two spacecraft) while in space
[no object]
[+ object]
[+ object] : to connect an electronic device (such as a computer or a digital camera) to another device
compare 3dock
3 dock /ˈdɑːk/ verb
docks; docked; docking
3 dock
/ˈdɑːk/
verb
docks; docked; docking
Learner's definition of DOCK
[+ object]
: to take away part of (the money that is paid to someone)
: to cut off the end of (an animal's tail)
compare 2dock
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