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1pot/ˈpɑːt/noun
pluralpots
1pot
/ˈpɑːt/
noun
pluralpots
Learner's definition of POT  
[count] 
: a deep, round container that is used for cooking
— see picture at kitchen
   b : a container that is used for storing or holding something
[count] : the amount of something held by a pot— often + of
[count]informal : a large amount of something— usually + of— often plural
the pot chiefly US 
: the total amount of money that can be won in a card game and that is made up of all the bets put together
: kitty
   b : the total amount of money that has been gathered from many people for some purpose
: kitty
[count]informal — usually singular
[count]informal 
: toilet
— usually singular
[count]British : a shot that causes a ball to fall into a pocket in games like snooker and pool

a watched pot never boils

— see 1boil

go to pot

informal
: to be ruined: to fail
— compare 2pot
2pot/ˈpɑːt/noun
2pot
/ˈpɑːt/
noun
Learner's definition of POT  
[noncount]informal
— compare 1pot
3pot/ˈpɑːt/verb
potspottedpotting
3pot
/ˈpɑːt/
verb
potspottedpotting
Learner's definition of POT  
[+ object]
: to plant (something) in a pot
British : to shoot (a ball) into a pocket in games like snooker and pool
British : to shoot and kill (an animal)
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