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Verb
To dock a boat or ship, typically along or near the shore
“Every time the boat attempts to dock, the waves crash against the wharf.”
Verb
To reduce or decrease an amount of something
“Although angry that the Government will dock the wages of those who take part, teaching unions have committed to keeping schools open.”
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To reduce in extent, duration or quantity
“Perhaps it would be feasible to dock the number of hours the group can work after school.”
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To deduct something, such as money, points, etc.
“The judge, with her pen and her clipboard, was able to dock points for the slightest miscalculation.”
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To trim or cut off
“Opinions vary as to where to dock the tail and how long the tail stub should be after docking.”
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To penalize someone for a punishable offense
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To come to rest after a descent from above
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To issue, establish or apply as a charge, fine or penalty
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To remove or take away (something) from (someone)
Noun
A place where ships can shelter, or dock to load and unload cargo or passengers
Noun
Plural for an enclosed area of water in a port for the loading, unloading, and repair of ships
“The ship is able to offload a barge at a destination port without stopping to tie up at a busy dock.”
Noun
Plural for a place where operations are managed
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Plural for members of a court of law or the legal profession, collectively
Noun
Plural for a raised platform in a room for a high table, a seat of honour, a throne, or other dignified occupancy
Noun
Plural for place for witness testimony
Noun
Plural for the caudal appendage of an animal that is attached to its posterior
Noun
Plural for stumpy end
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