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1bag/ˈbæg/noun
pluralbags
1bag
/ˈbæg/
noun
pluralbags
Learner's definition of BAG  
[count] 
: a container made of thin material (such as paper, plastic, or cloth) that opens at the top and is used for holding or carrying things
   b  : a soft container carried by a woman and used to hold money and other small things (such as keys or makeup)
— see also handbag, shoulder bag
   c  : a container used for carrying personal things (such as clothes) when you are going somewhere — usually plural
[count]  : the amount of something that is inside a bag
bags [plural]  : an area of swollen and often dark skin under a person's eyes
[singular]  : a collection of different things (such as ideas)
— see also grab bag, mixed bag, ragbag
[singular]informal + old-fashioned  : something that a person likes to do : something that a person does well
[count]baseball  : a square white bag that marks the position of first base, second base, and third base
[count]informal  — used as an insulting word for an old woman
bags [plural]British, informal  : a large amount of something

a bag of nerves

— see nerve

bag and baggage

chiefly British
: with all of your possessions

hold the bag

— see 1hold

in the bag

informal
: sure to happen : certain to be successful

let the cat out of the bag

— see cat
2bag/ˈbæg/verb
bagsbaggedbagging
2bag
/ˈbæg/
verb
bagsbaggedbagging
Learner's definition of BAG  
[+ object]
: to put (something) into a bag
: to kill or catch (an animal) while hunting, fishing, etc.
informal  : to get (something desired)
US, informal  : to give up or leave (something)
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