Synonyms for pool


1. pool, excavation
usage: an excavation that is (usually) filled with water
2. pond, pool, lake
usage: a small lake; "the pond was too small for sailing"
3. pool, organization, organisation
usage: an organization of people or resources that can be shared; "a car pool"; "a secretarial pool"; "when he was first hired he was assigned to the pool"
4. consortium, pool, syndicate, association
usage: an association of companies for some definite purpose
5. pool, reserve account, reserve fund
usage: any communal combination of funds; "everyone contributed to the pool"
6. pool, puddle, body of water, water
usage: a small body of standing water (rainwater) or other liquid; "there were puddles of muddy water in the road after the rain"; "the body lay in a pool of blood"
7. pool, kitty, stake, stakes, bet, wager
usage: the combined stakes of the betters
8. pool, puddle, topographic point, place, spot
usage: something resembling a pool of liquid; "he stood in a pool of light"; "his chair sat in a puddle of books and magazines"
9. pool, pocket billiards, table game
usage: any of various games played on a pool table having 6 pockets


1. pool, share
usage: combine into a common fund; "We pooled resources"
2. pool, group, aggroup
usage: join or form a pool of people
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