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We found 41 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word purse:
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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. purse: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. purse: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. purse: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. purse: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. purse: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. purse, purse: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Purse, purse: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. purse: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Purse, purse: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. purse: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. purse: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. purse: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Purse, purse: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. purse (n.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. purse: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. purse: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. purse: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Purse (horse racing), Purse: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Purse: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. purse: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. purse: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. purse: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. purse: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. Purse: American-Britih Dictionary [home, info]
  25. Purse: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  26. purse: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  27. purse: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  28. purse: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  29. purse: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  30. purse: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. PURSE: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  2. purse: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. purse: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. purse: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Purse: Brilliant Dream Dictionary [home, info]
  2. purse: Idioms [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Purse: Easton Bible [home, info]
  2. Purse: Smith's Bible Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Purse: Sports Definitions [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (purse)

noun:  a small bag for carrying money
noun:  a sum of money offered as a prize ("The purse barely covered the winner's expenses")
noun:  a sum of money spoken of as the contents of a money purse ("He made the contribution out of his own purse")
noun:  a bag used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women)
verb:  gather or contract into wrinkles or folds; pucker ("Purse ones's lips")
verb:  contract one's lips into a rounded shape

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Phrases that include purse:   shepherds purse, mermaids purse, hold the purse strings, power of the purse, sword and purse, more...

Words similar to purse:   bag, handbag, pocketbook, pursed, purselike, pursing, wrinkle, gate, treasury, more...

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