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pool

  
  ( pools    plural & 3rd person present)   ( pooling    present participle)   ( pooled    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count   A pool is the same as a swimming pool.  
...a heated indoor pool..., During winter, many people swim and the pool is crowded.     
2       n-count   A pool is a fairly small area of still water.  
The pool had dried up and was full of bracken and reeds.     
    rock pool  
3       n-count   A pool of liquid or light is a small area of it on the ground or on a surface.  
N of n  
She was found lying in a pool of blood..., The lamps on the side-tables threw warm pools of light on the polished wood.     
4       n-count   A poolof people, money, or things is a quantity or number of them that is available for an organization or group to use.  
with supp, usu N of n  
The new proposal would create a reserve pool of cash.     
    car pool  
5       verb   If a group of people or organizations pool their money, knowledge, or equipment, they share it or put it together so that it can be used for a particular purpose.  
We pooled ideas and information...      V n  
6       n-uncount   Pool is a game played on a large table covered with a cloth. Players use a long stick called a cue to hit a white ball across the table so that it knocks coloured balls with numbers on them into six holes around the edge of the table.  
7       n-plural   If you do the pools, you take part in a gambling competition in which people try to win money by guessing correctly the results of football matches.  
  (BRIT)   the N   (=football pools)  
The odds of winning the pools are about one in 20 million.     


car pool     ( car pools    plural & 3rd person present)   ( car pooling    present participle)   ( car pooled    past tense & past participle  ) , carpool, car-pool  
1       n-count   A car pool is an arrangement where a group of people take turns driving each other to work, or driving each other's children to school. In American English, car pool is sometimes used to refer simply to people travelling together in a car.  
also N n  
...the carpool lanes in LA.     
2       verb   If a group of people car pool, they take turns driving each other to work, or driving each other's children to school.  
  (mainly AM or AUSTRALIAN)  
The government says fewer Americans are carpooling to work.      V  
3       n-count   A car pool is a number of cars that are owned by a company or organization for the use of its employees or members.     (BUSINESS)  
paddling pool        ( paddling pools    plural  ) A paddling pool is a shallow artificial pool for children to paddle in.  
  (BRIT)      n-count  
in AM, use wading pool     
rock pool        ( rock pools    plural  ) A rock pool is a small pool between rocks on the edge of the sea.      n-count  
swimming pool        ( swimming pools    plural  ) A swimming pool is a large hole in the ground that has been made and filled with water so that people can swim in it.      n-count  
wading pool        ( wading pools    plural  ) A wading pool is a shallow artificial pool for children to play in.  
  (AM)      n-count  
in BRIT, use paddling pool     
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pool

  
[1]  
      n  
1    lake, mere, pond, puddle, splash, tarn  
2    swimming bath, swimming pool  

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pool   [2]  
      n  
1    collective, combine, consortium, group, syndicate, team, trust  
2    bank, funds, jackpot, kitty, pot, stakes  
      vb  
3    amalgamate, combine, join forces, league, merge, put together, share  

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