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poolnoun alliance, amalgamation, bank, cartel, collaboration, collective, collectivism, combination, combination of funds, combine, common fund, common ownership, community of possession, confederacy, consolidation, consortium, cooperation, cosharing, federation, joint concern, joint ownership, joint possession, league, mutual ownership, partnership, syndicate, trust, unification, union
Associated concepts: insolvency pool, involuntary market pool, mortgage pool, stock pool
poolverb affiliate with, ally, amalgamate, associate, band together, blend, collaborate, combine, confederate, conjoin, connect, consolidate, coordinate, enter into parttership with, federate, involve together, league, merge, mix, share, unify, unite
Associated concepts: pooling of assets
See also: act in concert, associate, combination, combine, concert, consolidation, consortium, contribution, cooperate, federalize, federation, fund, join, league, partnership, syndicate, trust, unite
POOL. A small lake of standing water.
2. By the grant of a pool, it is said, both the land and water will pass. Co. Litt. 5. Vide Stagnum; Water. Undoubtedly the right to fish, and probably the right to use hydraulic works, will be acquired by such grant. 2 N. Hamps. Rep. 259; An on Wat. Courses, 47; Plowd. 161; Vaugh. 103; Bac. Ab. Grants, H 3; Com. Dig. Grant, E 5; 5 Cowen, 216; Cro. Jac. 150; 1 Lev. 44; Co. Litt. 5.