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Noun: pool  pool
  1. An excavation that is (usually) filled with water
     
  2. A small lake
    "the pool was too small for sailing";
    - pond
     
  3. 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. A group of individuals or companies formed to transact some specific business or to promote a common interest
    - consortium, syndicate
     
  5. Any communal combination of funds
    "everyone contributed to the pool"
     
  6. A small body of standing water (rainwater) or other liquid
    "the body lay in a pool of blood";
    - puddle
     
  7. The combined stakes of the betters
    - kitty
     
  8. Something resembling a pool of liquid
    "he stood in a pool of light";
    - puddle
     
  9. Any of various games played on a pool table having 6 pockets
    - pocket billiards
Verb: pool  pool
  1. Combine into a common fund
    "We pooled resources"
     
  2. Join or form a pool of people

Sounds like: poo-poos, pooh-, po

Derived forms: pools, pooling, pooled

Type of: aggroup, association, bet, body of water, excavation, group, lake, organisation [Brit], organization, place, reserve account, reserve fund, share, spot, stake, stakes, table game, topographic point, wager, water

Encyclopedia: Pool, West Virginia