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Synonyms for purse

Noun

1. bag, handbag, pocketbook, purse, container
usage: a container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women); "she reached into her bag and found a comb"
2. purse, sum, sum of money, amount, amount of money
usage: a sum of money spoken of as the contents of a money purse; "he made the contribution out of his own purse"; "he and his wife shared a common purse"
3. purse, bag
usage: a small bag for carrying money
4. purse, sum, sum of money, amount, amount of money
usage: a sum of money offered as a prize; "the purse barely covered the winner's expenses"

Verb

1. purse, round, round out, round off
usage: contract one's lips into a rounded shape
2. purse, wrinkle, contract
usage: gather or contract into wrinkles or folds; pucker; "purse ones's lips"
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