Bag vs Toilet - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between bag and toilet

is that bag is a flexible container made of cloth, paper, plastic, etc while toilet is (label) personal grooming; washing, dressing etc.

As verbs the difference between bag and toilet

is that bag is to put into a bag while toilet is (label) to dress and groom oneself.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?



(wikipedia bag)


(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


    * (flexible container) bindle


  • 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}}


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    (wikipedia toilet)

    Alternative forms

    * toilette


    (en noun)
  • (label) Personal grooming; washing, dressing etc.
  • * 1931 , William Faulkner, Sanctuary , Vintage 1993, page 111:
  • Three women got down and standing on the curb they made unabashed toilets , smoothing skirts and stockings, brushing one another's back, opening parcels and donning various finery.
  • *
  • "It is so painful in you, Celia, that you will look at human beings as if they were merely animals with a toilet , and never see the great soul in a man's face."
  • * 1917 , Arthur Conan Doyle, :
  • "It is a quarter-past two," he said. "Your telegram was dispatched about one. But no one can glance at your toilet and attire without seeing that your disturbance dates from the moment of your waking."
  • (label) A dressing room.
  • Now specifically, a room or enclosed cubicle containing a lavatory, e.g. a bathroom or water closet (WC).
  • *
  • there were also tons of garbage festering in the sun, and the greasy laundry of the workers hung out to dry, and dining rooms littered with food and black with flies, and toilet rooms that were open sewers.
  • * 2002 , Digby Tantam, Psychotherapy and Counselling in Practice: A Narrative Framework (page 122)
  • He would hit her when she cried and, if this did not work, would lock her in the toilet for hours on end.
  • A lavatory or device for depositing human waste and then flushing it away with water.
  • EPA is currently developing the specification for high-efficiency toilets . All HETs that meet WaterSense criteria for efficiency and performance will be eligible to receive a label once EPA finalizes the specification. US Environmental Protection Agency.
  • Other similar devices, such as squat toilets, as in Japan or the Middle East.
  • (label) A shabby or dirty place, especially a lounge/bar/pub/tavern.
  • * 1982 , (The Mosquito Coast) :
  • Look around you. It's a toilet .
  • (label) A covering of linen, silk, or tapestry, spread over a table in a chamber or dressing room.
  • (label) A dressing table.
  • * 1904 , Alexander Pope, The Rape of the Lock , Canto I, lines 121-126:
  • And now, unveil’d, the toilet stands display’d,
    Each silver vase in mystic order laid.
    First, robed in white, the nymph intent adores,
    With head uncover’d, the cosmetic powers.
    A heav’nly image in the glass appears;
    To that she bends, to that her eyes she rears.

    Usage notes

    Before the 20th century, toilet' universally referred to personal grooming, bathing, and washing, to combing or arranging one's hair, shaving, etc. This sense is preserved today in '''toiletry''' 'personal grooming item' and ' toilet bag . Nowadays, it is mostly used to indicate a toilet seat or a room with such a seat. Terms such as "pulmonary toilet" and "toilet of the mouth" are however still used in hospitals and clinics.

    Derived terms

    {{der3, toilet bag , toilet basket , toilet box , toilet brush , toilet paper, TP , toilet powder , toilet roll , toilet seat , toilet service, toilet set , toilet train, toilet trained, toilet training , toilet table , toilet tent , toilet water , toiletry, toiletries}}


    * Estonian: (l) * Japanese:


    * bathroom * bog * can * cloakroom * commode * crapper * dunny (Australian slang) * facilities * head * jacks (Hiberno-English) * john (US) * khazi * latrine * lav * lavatory * loo (British English) * outhouse * pisser * pot * potty * powder room * privy * restroom * shit house * shitter * stool * throne * thunderbox * WC


    (en verb)
  • (label) To dress and groom oneself
  • To use the toilet, or assist (a child, etc.) in using the toilet
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