Ant vs Bag - What's the difference?

ant | bag |


As verbs the difference between ant and bag

is that ant is while bag is to put into a bag.

As a noun bag is

a flexible container made of cloth, paper, plastic, etc.

ant

English

(wikipedia ant)

Alternative forms

* ante, ampte

Noun

(en noun)
  • Any of various insects in the family Formicidae in the order Hymenoptera, typically living in large colonies composed almost entirely of flightless females.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-07-26, author= Nick Miroff
  • , volume=189, issue=7, page=32, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Mexico gets a taste for eating insects […] , passage=The San Juan market is Mexico City's most famous deli of exotic meats, where an adventurous shopper can hunt down hard-to-find critters […]. But the priciest items in the market aren't the armadillo steaks or even the bluefin tuna. That would be the frozen chicatanas – giant winged ants – at around $500 a kilo.}}
  • (label) A Web spider.
  • Synonyms

    * (insect) emmet (archaic), pismire (archaic)

    Hyponyms

    * (insect in Formicidae) army ant, black garden ant, bull ant, carpenter ant, fire ant, garden ant, honey-pot ant, leafcutter ant, pharaoh ant, piss ant, red ant, sauba ant, thief ant, wood ant

    Derived terms

    * antbear * ant beetle * antbird * ant cap * anteater * anthill * anting * antlike * antlion * antly * the ant's pants * ants in one's pants * antshrike * velvet ant * white ant

    See also

    * ant- (prefix ) * -ant (suffix ) * * army * bike * colony * nest *

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (ornithology) To rub insects, especially , on one's body, perhaps to control parasites or clean feathers.
  • * {{quote-journal, date = 1974
  • , coauthors = Potter, Eloise and Hauser, Doris , title = Relationship of anting and sunbathing to molting in wild birds , journal = The Auk , volume = 91 , url = http://elibrary.unm.edu/sora/Auk/v091n03/p0537-p0563.pdf , page = 538 , passage = Wild birds tend to ant and sunbathe most frequently during periods of high humidity, particularly right after heavy or prolonged rainfall in summer. }}

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    bag

    English

    (wikipedia bag)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A flexible container made of cloth, paper, plastic, etc.
  • (label) A handbag
  • A suitcase.
  • A schoolbag, especially a backpack.
  • One’s preference.
  • (label) An ugly woman.
  • (label) The cloth-covered pillow used for first, second, and third base.
  • (label) First, second, or third base.
  • (label) A breathalyzer, so named because it formerly had a plastic bag over the end to measure a set amount of breath.
  • (label) A collection of objects, disregarding order, but (unlike a set) in which elements may be repeated.
  • A sac in animal bodies, containing some fluid or other substance.
  • A sort of silken purse formerly tied about men's hair behind, by way of ornament.
  • The quantity of game bagged in a hunt.
  • A scrotum.
  • (label) A unit of measure of cement equal to 94 pounds.
  • Synonyms

    * (flexible container) poke (obsolete), sack, tote * (handbag) handbag, purse (US) * (preference) cup of tea, thing * (ugly woman) dog, hag * (in mathematics) multiset

    Hyponyms

    * (flexible container) bindle

    Verb

    (bagg)
  • To put into a bag.
  • To catch or kill, especially when fishing or hunting.
  • To gain possession of something, or to make first claim on something.
  • (label) To furnish or load with a bag.
  • * Dryden
  • To bring a woman one met on the street with one.
  • To laugh uncontrollably.
  • To criticise sarcastically.
  • (label) To provide artificial ventilation with a bag valve mask (BVM) resuscitator.
  • To swell or hang down like a full bag.
  • To swell with arrogance.
  • (Chaucer)
  • To become pregnant.
  • Derived terms

    {{der3, airbag, air bag , bagboy , baggage , bagger , baggy , bag lady , bag lunch , bag of bones , bag of tricks , bag snatcher , beanbag , binbag , carrier bag , clutch bag , dilly bag , dime bag , doggy bag , double bagger , douche bag , dumb as a bag of hammers , face like a bag of spanners , handbag , gladstone bag , goody bag, goodie bag , grab bag , holdall, carryall, tote, tote bag , in the bag , kitbag , let the cat out of the bag , mixed bag , moneybag , overnight bag , paper bag , plastic bag , schoolbag , shopping bag , shoulder bag , sickbag , sleeping bag , teabag , toolbag , windbag}}

    Descendants

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